Tips and Articles for Los Angeles

Lisa Eisner

H. L. Mencken called it "nineteen suburbs in search of a metropolis." But the City of Angels has outgrown this old gripe. There's new construction... Read More

Here's a tip of the hat to the values that make this country great. We're not talking about motherhood and fair play. We talking value values: low... Read More

turkey's posh new padTurkey's nightlife capital, Bodrum, now has two landmarks: the seaside Castle of St. Peter and, perched on a hill above it, the... Read More

News on where to stay . . . what to see . . . what to buy . . . south african seascapeFamous among the surfing set, the waves off South Africa's Long... Read More

San Francisco BeastsWith attractions based on children's books, an IMAX theater, and a dozen kid-friendly restaurants and shops, there's plenty to... Read More

The chefs we talked to bring adventure and wisdom to the American table—and they treat eating out en famille with equal parts passion and good sense. No... Read More

Coming to L.A. is always such culture shock, and staying at Shutters on the Beach sort of eases me into it. I can wake up, put on my Rollerblades, go... Read More

Lodging, Kiwi-style Imagine returning from a sheep muster to partake of a five-course meal. At New Zealand's Wharekauhau (pronounced "forry-ko-ho"), you... Read More

Whether you do your swimming at a pool, beach, or swimming hole, chances are Anne Cole has come to your rescue. Our arbiter of bathing suit style, she... Read More

Die-hard college football fans are willing to do whatever it takes to see their teams in action—especially when it comes to the all-important bowl games... Read More

Think participating in a TV audience is just for fans?Not always. When Jenny Jones was preparing for her show’s launch in 1991, she dropped by a taping... Read More

See our slideshow of the Best Vintage Movie Theaters. ... Read More

See our slideshow of The Hottest Hotel Rooftop Bars. ... Read More

Hotel Casa Del Mar, once a beach club frequented by the likes of Douglas Fairbanks Sr. and Mary Pickford, languished as a diet center in the 1980's. But... Read More

If you're a savvy business traveler who doesn't like to spend Saturday nights away from home in order to get a low, advance-purchase airfare, then you... Read More

Many long-distance trains provide a brochure to enhance sightseeing, and some trains even have a guide on board to narrate trips through particularly... Read More

Traveling bibliophiles tend to lug a year's worth of reading material for a weeklong trip. We suggest an alternative: grab a paperback for the plane,... Read More

I was neat, clean-shaven, and sober—everything a travel writer ought to be—when I stepped into downtown L.A.'s Union Station. ... Read More

Say "Orange County" and most people think of a boring place where every third house looks alike and there's an unending succession of strip malls, where... Read More

Whether you travel for business or pleasure, you know that making a long-distance call with a calling card can cost a fortune. But what are your options... Read More

Aesop has led us to believe that those who plan (the ants) fare better than those who don't (the grasshoppers). But the Web has changed everything; and... Read More

London's Edge Minimalism becomes the Metropolitan, London's latest ode to utilitarian chic. Hotelier and fashion impresario Christina Ong collaborated... Read More

Four currents of opinion were eddying around Montage Beverly Hills long before it opened in mid-November. The first ground-up construction of a hotel in... Read More

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