Even at night, wandering Palm Springs in summer is not for the faint of heart. The sun may be gone, but the heat lingers. For the intrepid traveler hoping to beat the crowds and enjoy the cosmopolitan flair of this desert oasis, a little "sweat equity" is worth the effort.
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Two hours east of Los Angeles, nestled at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains, in the heart of Palm Springs, a hidden enclave of serenity and relaxation awaits. Step inside the whitewashed walls of a Moorish inspired retreat, and you’re instantly transported to a haven of comfort, quiet and attentive service.
Located on the edge of Los Angeles County, 30-minutes south of LAX, Long Beach is the little city that could. Clean and modern, it is home to first-rate tourist destinations like the Queen Mary and the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific. But at night Long Beach offers another side: an old-school, gentleman style that glimmers like the jewel in your grandfather’s pinky ring.
The civilized man and his inner child.
If you’ve ever watched "Dancing with Stars" or "So You Think You Can Dance?" and wished you could do that, Los Angeles is the perfect place to experience your own "Dirty Dancing."
Forget everything you know about Tijuana — the all night clubs, cheap margaritas, junk taxis, "gringo" tourists and Chicklets. You won’t find any of that where you’re going.
Tijuana is still "the border," but it is also Mexico’s fastest growing city. With an unofficial population pushing 2 million people and 60 million crossing the border each year, Tijuana is redefining itself with a new artistic and culinary movement.