The Palm Springs of Hope

As you drive East out of Palm Springs, California, down HWY 111 you’ll admire a mushroom-shaped home, designed by John Lautner, stooped high atop the mountain.  It was once home to the late Bob Hope. Born in England, Hope was a natural entertainer, even as a bouncing boy known as Les. Yet, he had a…

ARRIVE at Ice Cream & Shop(pe)

Bring your friends and family to the coolest ice cream spot in town!   Ice Cream & Shop(pe) is located at the ARRIVE Hotel in Palm Springs.    Choose exotic flavors from Mexican Chocolate to Lavender and shop for fun + trendy gifts you can only find in Palm Springs.        Sincerely, Christina 

Fresh Vigor + Downtown PS

  Downtown Palm Springs is currently being transformed at the fringe of iconic Palm Canyon Drive, where Spring Break celebrations were once wild + fun in the 1960s-80s! Don’t you wish you could’ve been there? Am-I-right?! Take a swanky stroll sans traffic to enjoy world-class designer shopping, art and alfresco dining. The timeless modern design of…

Girlfriend Time at Old Town La Quinta

  Bring your girlfriends to Old Town La Quinta for boutique shopping, gourmet coffee, great dining and architectural details that do not disappoint!   Quite the view, am-I-right??! Grab a coffee or tea at the Old Town Coffee Company! It has gourmet coffee, divine baked goods, comfy seating and friendly staff – the ideal spot…

5 Hip Historic Hotels in Palm Springs

  Are you destined to stay in the same hotel where Marilyn Monroe once got her beauty sleep? Rendezvous, rest and find romance poolside at one of these  5 Hip Historic Hotels in Palm Springs!   Andreas Hotel & Spa Andreas Hotel & Spa has been the definition of luxury since 1935. Its deluxe Spanish Revival…

Coffee is spelled K-O-F-F-I

Take a left off of Hwy 111 as you head towards the magnificent San Jacinto Mountains of Palm Springs and the aroma of a freshly brewed cup o’ joe awaits at KOFFI. Surrounded by a unique patio with a water feature and mid-century modern details, it’s the hottest spot to mingle with others and enjoy unparalleled…

Lake Cahuilla + Snapshots

Lake Cahuilla recreational area is a gorgeous body of water in La Quinta, CA, not far from Palm Springs! You can spend the day horseback riding, enjoying the idyllic water views, fishing and having a family picnic at the park. There is a welcoming campground and dog walk area. Admire the beautiful surrounding neighborhoods, with…

For the Love of Mexican Food

If you’re visiting the greater Palm Springs & Coachella Valley California region, don’t miss stopping by the sweet little old downtown of Indio, CA. Amidst its humble shops, you will find the unforgettable Casa de Silvia.   Authentic Mexican cuisine, famous for its tamales and iced horchata coffee! (Girl, please try it!)   The affordable combination…

Lake Gregory + Summertime Fun

Lake Gregory is located about 64miles NW of Palm Springs (a little under 2hrs drive time!) in the quaint and beautiful city of Crestline. It has artfully designed resale and vintage stores, coffee shops galore and a variety of restaurants, including Mexican Food, Pizza, Vegan Options, Chinese and BBQ! There is also a centrally located…

The Living Desert Zoo + Gardens

The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens, located in Palm Desert, California (a short drive from Palm Springs!), is an incredible zoo and a lovely representation of the diverse desert flora & fauna.     It has recently been recognized as one of the Top 10 ZOOS in the nation!      Part of a HUGE…