Travel Blog

June 24, 2014

More Santa Cruz Style

I did an earlier post where I profiled three local hotels that I thought defined Santa Cruz style. Today, I’m picking three additional spots — 2 restaurants and a winery — that further exemplify the local aesthetic. Shadowbrook Old World Charm All photos by Garrick Ramirez VIBE: There’s nothing quite like Shadowbrook. A wonderful destination

June 16, 2014

Santa Cruz Style: 3 Hotels to Inspire Your Home Decor

Those little shampoo bottles aren’t the only thing I bring home from hotels. If it’s an especially stylish spot, I also return with eager plans to redo my living room. I can’t help coveting an atmospheric lobby or a chic guest room. I have a Pinterest page packed with images of hotels whose ideas I