Tag Archives: California

Hotel Reviews: Triada Palm Springs and the Hilton Palm Springs

In March, I spent two nights in Palm Springs after visiting some friends in Los Angeles. I ended up staying in two different hotels, the Triada, a Marriott Autograph Collection property, and the Hilton Palm Springs. The hotels were radically different, and I much more preferred the former. I’ll review… Read more »

Weekend in San Francisco and Sonoma: Hilton Union Square and the Lodge at Sonoma Review

A few weeks ago, I had to be in San Francisco on a Friday morning for work.  My boyfriend has family in Sonoma County, so we decided to make a long weekend out of it and have a little getaway, including a night at the Lodge at Sonoma, a Renaissance … Read more »

Weekend in L.A. Part 3: United IRROPS Galore and US Airways Transcon

Overall, my time in L.A. was great.  I was able to catch up with a lot of folks I hadn’t seen in awhile, and the weather was absolutely perfect – a nice break from the very hot and humid weather in New York.  But Sunday came, and it was time… Read more »

Weekend in LA, Part 2: The Andaz West Hollywood and Credit Card Hotel Booking Perks

Prior to this trip, I’d only stayed in hotels in L.A. three times. The first time was in 2006 when I’d one a trip to L.A. from Rolling Stone Magazine to Grammy weekend, and they put me up in the Sunset Marquis.  The second was for clerkship interviews, which were… Read more »

Four Days in San Francisco . . . Part 1

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Greetings from the City by the Bay, or more specifically the SFO SkyClub. After a whopping two days in New York after my Brussels trip, I hit the air again for a law conference in San Francisco.   At first, I didn’t even think the trip would merit blogging due to… Read more »