Long View Ranch: Kid and Pet Friendly
Round up the kids, load up the car and head to the countryside. And don't forget the dog!
Start by reconsidering what it means to vacation and get away to something other than a sticky, overstimulating amusement park or a hotel that removes you from an authentic experience.
Vacation at The Farm: Back En Vogue
It starts with the drive, the scenery rushing by, morphing gradually, changing from urban sprawl then slowly to green. It's a sensation that if you're lucky, takes you back. Back to innocence, optimism…wonder and freedom.
A Big Island
With the glow of the holidays fast receding and the polar express reminding you to shovel your way out yet again, no doubt dreams of warmth, escape and relaxation aren’t far behind. So think big. Really big. Start with a Big Island Getaway from which you can explore the island’s many charms. Earthy and elegant this is a private rural retreat with breathtaking views that will leave you wanting more. Designed to harmonize with the land, most homes incorporate local Koa woods and lava rock in appreciation of the unique natural beauty that is found only here.
Houses We Love
We love the desert and this would be the perfect hideaway. To bad, its just a visualization
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Travel & Style
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Take flight, set sail, wander off! They say a great journey begins with the first step. We say it takes some smart planning, fun pieces and terrific style. Where do you want to go and who do you want to be? How does your style of travel reflect your personality and experience while you're on the road?
When Road Trips Go Wrong
Traveling is fun, but it's also risky. Leaving your comfort zone increases the likelihood that something might go awry, especially when it comes to driving in countries other than your own. In some cases, like the one above, horribly awry. But while such stories might be mortifying in the moment, they give us plenty to laugh about afterwards. Never forget that the root of comedy is tragedy e.g. me slipping on a banana peel is tragic, you slipping on a banana peel is hilarious. With that in mind, we're proud to present: When Road Trips Go Wrong.
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Boutique-Homes Discovers LA Through The Movies
Much of cinematic history resides and is etched in our collective consciousness through a shared experience of being transported back and forth in time to places we've been, or places we'd love to go.
Cool Tents for Chic Camping Vacations
Spending time in the great outdoors is one of our favorite things, if you couldn't tell from the articles we've written on glamping, tents, and ultra-chic campers. A quick look around the web shows that we're far from the only ones who've fallen in love with all aspects of camping, especially when it comes to tent design. The humble tent has gotten a designer upgrade and now comes in all shapes, sizes, colors, and styles. Here are some of our favorites.
Into The Wild In Style
There's a time and a place for everything – the glitz and the glamour that comes with the nightlife in a hustling and bustling city, the adrenaline rush and energy spike that comes with an activity like zip lining, diving, or sky diving, or the quaint wining and dining that accompanies a romantic cobblestone village cafe along a side road in Paris or Buenos Aires.
Then there are those times when you want to get away from all of the madness and mystique and harken back to our primal roots…the wild places and spaces…the open undiscovered frontiers…the aura of unabashed exploration…well, with a few key modern amenities of course, like electricity and a wet bar and a pool and, well, the kitchen sink.