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The Screen’s the Thing at Kimpton’s Eventi

The Screen’s the Thing at Kimpton’s Eventi

Marty Wentzel blogs about New York City and its tantalizing arts scene, from world-class museums to top-drawer live entertainment. During her recent trip to the Big Apple, a Kimpton hotel called Eventi took that passion to new heights with its Big Screen Plaza.

A Fantasyland Fit for a Princess

A Fantasyland Fit for a Princess

Disneyland just gets happier for princes and princesses throughout the land: Fantasyland at Disneyland Resort is renovated and princesses from stories of every land now have a place to call home.

Standing Up to Woman’s Day

Standing Up to Woman’s Day

Here we go again. It seems like every year some consumer magazine, newspaper, industry executive or politician decides to tell the world that travel agents have no relevance for today’s consumers and are not to be trusted. The latest culprit is Woman’s Day magazine.

Death Valley is Getting Hot, Hot, Hot

Death Valley is Getting Hot, Hot, Hot

Death Valley just celebrated the 100th anniversary of the hottest day ever. On July 10, 1913, the temperature in the valley reached 134 degrees, which is the highest-known air temperature ever recorded on earth.

Surprise: You’re Getting Remarried

Surprise: You’re Getting Remarried

Just remarried. On a family trip to Yosemite recently, I thought my parents were celebrating their 15th wedding anniversary with a vow renewal. What I didn’t know was that all of us -- me and my... 

Kimpton Makes Yoga an Amenity

Kimpton Makes Yoga an Amenity

Not every trip, however, can be a full-blown health and wellness vacation — that doesn’t mean it’s not easy to squeeze in some well-being time if you know where to look.

Loews Regency Update

Loews Regency Update

Last summer, while on vacation in New York, I stayed at the Loews Regency Hotel. This Loews, on Park Avenue in Manhattan, is an iconic property and was at the center of the glamorous 1950’s and ’60s New York social scene. Staying there felt like I was in an episode of “Mad Men” — I halfway expected to see Don Draper sneaking upstairs for a clandestine rendezvous.

Dinosaurs Live in California

Dinosaurs Live in California

The World’s Biggest Dinosaurs-Cabazon Dinosaurs, as they are now called by their owners, are an appealing roadside stop for all kinds of people: families, art fans, dinosaur enthusiasts, lovers of weird things and, as I found out, creationists, who bought the dinosaurs circa 2005.