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The Best Sonoma Airbnbs: 12 Special Places to Stay in Sonoma, California

Sonoma is one of the top places I dream of returning to. Offering a heady mix of redwoods, wine, farm-to-table dining and an all encompassing laid back vibe, it’s the perfect break away. There are some gorgeous guesthouses and wineries to stay at, but if you’re looking for something more independent, the Sonoma Airbnbs are … Read more

California Road Trip Itinerary - Big Sur

The Best Road Trips in USA – 22 Epic American Road Trips

Dreaming of an American road trip and not sure where to start? This is a round-up of the best road trips in the USA, featuring everything from the classic Route 66 and Pacific Coast Highway to more off-the-beaten path options like a road trip in Alaska. From the colours of fall to the most stunning … Read more

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Airbnb Edit: The Most Beautiful Palm Springs Airbnbs

We may not be able to travel right now, but we can still dream and plan for the future. And California is a pretty wonderful place to start… Palm Springs, the playground for LA hipsters, is well known for its distinctive mid-century architecture and kitsch, playful style. People have gone all out creating their dream … Read more

The Best California Cookbooks

A California road trip in 15 cookbooks

One of the indisputable highlights of our California road trip was the amount of amazing food we ate along the way – it’s a land of exquisite cusine, from the farm-to-table traditions of the North to the Mexican influenced tastes of the South, plus two of the country’s top culinary hotspots of San Francisco and … Read more

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The Best Airbnbs in San Diego, California

Looking for a place to stay in San Diego? For a taste of local life, try one of these San Diego Airbnbs. It’s the shortlist I came up with when planning our San Diego itinerary, which was part of our epic one-month California road trip. I’ve broken them down into the different neighbourhoods, so you … Read more

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The 17 Most Beautiful Airbnbs in Santa Barbara, California

Looking for somewhere to stay in Santa Barbara? Here’s our round-up of the best Airbnb’s in California’s iconic coastal paradise. From glamorous abodes to boho dwellings, these Santa Barbara Airbnb’s demonstrate the diversity of the city, which attracts everyone from celebrities to surfers to hippies. Stay downtown to be within walking distance of all the … Read more

The Most Beautiful AirBnBs in Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz has the ocean, the city, the forest and the mountains, and no matter which one you choose, there are some gorgeous places to stay. We’ve included some hotel options in our things to do in Santa Cruz post, and here’s our pick of the best Santa Cruz AirBnBs. They’re an excellent way to … Read more

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14 Best Hip Boutique Hotels in San Francisco

San Francisco is one of my favourite cities in the world – a progressive hotspot, rich in counterculture, arts and beauty. It’s a city that gives birth to creativity of every kind, and makes for an intoxicating place to visit. Historically, it has lacked creative hotels, but is now hot on the heels of Portland, … Read more

Things to do in Santa Barbara: Lotus Land

The Best Things to Do in Santa Barbara: A Handpicked City Guide

Santa Barbara is nicknamed the American Riviera, and oh my is it gorgeous. Apparently Oprah has a house there, and also Rob Lowe, Tom Cruise, Whoopi Goldberg, Ellen DeGeneres, and the list goes on. To be honest, this made me a little wary of it – I thought it might be a little too polished … Read more

Best Joshua Tree Cabins: Dome in the Desert

The Most Beautiful (and Hipster) Joshua Tree Airbnb Cabins

Joshua Tree is a bohemian wilderness of otherworldly landscapes and esoteric vibes, which has lately become a hotbed for hipsters looking to escape the urban grind. Artists and the design-conscious are setting up home and creating an array of stylish cabins, many of which are available to rent on AirBnB. I was completely overwhelmed by … Read more