California

Few destinations summon as many daydreams as California, the breathtakingly gorgeous West Coast state famed throughout the last century for delivering la dolce vita, New World style. There’s a reason California is the birth place of the road trip: the rewards of getting around have never been more abundant and immediate. With characterful cities across the state, snow-capped mountains and granite peaks in the national parks of the interior, other-worldly desert landscapes to the southeast, dense and ancient forest along the cliff-hugging Pacific Coast Highway and rustic surf towns with swathes of sandy beaches fringing the coast, a California road trip promises scenic diversity along with iconic landmarks.

Big Sur’s Beating Art

6th June 2018
by Suzy Higgs

Trevor Meeker’s art uses reclaimed materials and colourful collages to create unique industrial and modern scenes in Big Sur. The artist and art director of Post Ranch Inn provides this exceptional retreat with a creative contrast to the serene and craggy coastal area of Big Sur. Trevor moved to the area nearly 30 years ago, […]

Serenity in Santa Monica

6th June 2018
by Suzy Higgs

When Allyn Ciobhan went to her first yoga class it sparked a calling for the practice which led to her becoming a yoga teacher in Santa Monica. Although Allyn still teaches at Naam Yoga, she has developed her very own mind-body-spirit course, Your Essential Self (YES). This incredible course combines brain training exercises, meditations, mindfulness […]

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