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California Police Search For Boyfriend of Woman Found Dead Near Big Sur Wreck

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 01.07.2017 | Crime

California police failed again Friday to find the boyfriend of a woman found dead near a mangled car hundreds of feet below Pacific Coast Highway. Oli...

Police Hunt For Los Angeles Couple Missing On Big Sur Trip

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 01.01.2017 | Crime

Police are searching for a North Hollywood couple that haven’t been heard from after starting a planned weekend getaway to Big Sur. Olivia Hannah Go...

Deadly California Wildfire Could Grow To 5 Times Current Size

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.30.2016 | Green

A deadly blaze near California’s Big Sur coast could widen to more than five times its current size and has destroyed some 60 homes, threatened hund...

Read This Before You Visit Big Sur This Summer

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.27.2016 | Travel

If you thought you’d be taking a pleasant road trip down the California coast this summer, then it may be time to adjust your plans. A number of ico...

California's Classic Road Trip: The Pacific Coast Highway

David Code | Posted 06.24.2016 | Travel
David Code

Most of my family's travel is international, but when my son suggested driving the Pacific Coast Highway from San Francisco down to Los Angeles, we couldn't resist.

About Jeff Buckley's You And I, Suzanne Vega and More: Chatting with Steve Addabbo

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.25.2016 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

I remember him walking into my studio, we were outside the actual studio and room and we were just talking. He was kind of shy, a little quiet, but intense. It was the first time I met him, when he was walking into my studio.

7 Enchanting Adventures in Big Sur

Alyssa Ramos | Posted 01.29.2017 | Travel
Alyssa Ramos

In all honestly I was only expecting to see the cool waterfall that spills onto the beach of a sandy nook along the coastline, but once I got there and had to figure out where to camp and whatnot, I discovered there were a lot more enchanting things to do and see!

You Won't Want to Bring Your Kids to These 12 Destinations

Oyster | Posted 11.16.2016 | Travel
Oyster

Whether you're looking to have a romantic getaway with your significant other, or simply cut travel expenses (and annoyances? maybe we're going too far...), there are plenty of destinations best suited for couples.

The Best Weekend Trips From L.A.

Spot | Posted 11.09.2016 | Travel
Spot

Even the most devoted Angeleno will tell you that one of the best things about L.A. is getting out of it for a day -- if not a weekend. Lucky for them, many wildly cool places (including otherworldly Antelope Valley, above) exist within easy striking distance.

Running a Marathon Was One of the Best Decisions of My Life

Julie Meyer Taylor | Posted 10.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Julie Meyer Taylor

After feeling inadequate for so long, I suddenly remembered what it felt like to be good at something. I had run a marathon! I had a new friend. I was reacquainted with the idea that I was athletic, talented, and hard-working. I had given myself a gift.

8 Books That Will Show You The Magic Of Big Sur

Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

Nestled between San Francisco and Los Angeles and hugging the Pacific coast, Big Sur has attracted numerous writers in search of inspiration -- not to...

10 Crazy Expensive Hotels With Rates That Will Blow Your Mind

Oyster | Posted 06.04.2016 | Travel
Oyster

Last week, we gave you the low down on just how low hotel rates can go. And we pleasantly discovered they can get quite low; all 10 properties that made our "cheapest hotels" list cost $22/night or less!

11 Beaches That Probably Aren't For You

Orbitz.com | Posted 06.10.2015 | Travel
Orbitz.com

Thanks, but no thanks.

Beaches With The Most Colorful Sand

SmarterTravel | Posted 05.23.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

After a long, hard winter where everything was colored in white (and then grey, and then black) snow, you deserve some color in your life. Escape to these seven spectacularly hued beaches, where you won't believe the color of the sand.

A Tour of Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur

Architectural Digest | Posted 05.16.2015 | Travel
Architectural Digest

On a recent visit to the Post Ranch Inn -- a sublime resort perched 1,200 feet above the Pacific Ocean in Big Sur, California -- I was lucky enough to experience sunshine, fog, and a much-needed rainstorm, all in a short period of time.

You Won't Believe These 17 Photos Are Real (But They Are)

Oyster | Posted 04.26.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Looking for a cliffside massage with a dramatic view? It's going to be tough to top this spa palapa at the Rockhouse Hotel in Jamaica. The lush, laid-back Rockhouse is a holistic haven, with gourmet dining, morning yoga, cliffside loungers, a premium spa and no kids under 12

Dispatches From Pacifica

Alex Cacioppo | Posted 03.17.2015 | Travel
Alex Cacioppo

The past eight days have a dreamlike quality to them, as if they happened to someone else. No doubt that this will not be the last visit.

Confessions of a Cell Phone Addict: And a Cure

Holly Lynn Payne | Posted 03.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Holly Lynn Payne

Technology can only enrich our lives to the degree that we can stay present with ourselves and each other. I have to remind myself that I can still love my phone, but it will never love me back. The only "access" I need is to myself and the people that matter most. Everything else can wait.

Your Hunger Games Vacation (Peeta Not Included)

Oyster | Posted 01.20.2015 | Travel
Oyster

All you need is to let yourself get inspired by Katniss' warrior ways. Here's what we think Katniss would like to do on vacation, given the chance -- and what you can do, too!

8 Hot Tubs in Cool Places

Joy Pecknold | Posted 01.04.2015 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Baby, it's getting colder outside, but that's nothing a little hot tub can't fix. There's no shortage of pools and Jacuzzis to be found around the globe, but for those in search of more spectacular ones -- be it en suite or under the stars -- this is your list.

Where to Stay for a Foodcation in North America

Oyster | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Food can often be a major focus of a trip; it's hardly uncommon for the taste connoisseurs among us to plan a foodcation. And in our opinion, it should all start with your hotel.

Welcome To California's Most Secret Beach Escape

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.14.2014 | Travel

As spring sets in, we just can't get enough of California. Or of Big Sur, the state's crown jewel, best explored on a drive down the famous Highway 1...

14 Things You Need To Know Before Driving California's Big Sur

David Landsel | Posted 03.10.2016 | Travel
David Landsel

Visitors to Big Sur can glide through roughly 85 miles of stunning scenery in a couple of hours, but the region remains an overwhelming and somewhat unknowable place to many.

Ditch The Flip Flops

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.19.2015 | Travel

Over winter and ready to hit the beach? Us too. As a coping mechanism, we've compiled a list of the best places to beat the heat. Here are a few sp...

Best Road Trips For Best Friends

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel

By now you've probably seen the adorabs photos of Taylor Swift and Karlie Kloss taking a road trip along the Pacific Coast Highway. While we wish we c...