California Hotels

French Onion Soup from the Resort at Pelican Hill

French Onion Soup from the Resort at Pelican Hill

Chef Derek Brooks from the Resort at Pelican Hill makes an amazing French Onion Soup. We needed to be able to make this at home so we asked the resort for the recipe.  Enjoy! Resort at Pelican Hill French Onion Soup Ingredients ½ cup unsalted butter 2 yellow onions, sliced 2 red onions, sliced 2 garlic cloves, […]

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Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay

Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay

We had the opportunity to tour the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay (see our chocolate-centric post HERE) and we're still in love with the place.  We thought this would be a great time to share a few photos we took while touring the beautiful resort. 

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Spiced Chocolate Chunk Cookies from Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay

Spiced Chocolate Chunk Cookies from Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay

On a recent site inspection at the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay we learned it’s an amazing place for chocolate lovers.  Among the large array of amenities and activities the hotel boasts an outdoor hot chocolate bar, chocolate tastings in the wine bar ENO and s'mores kits for roasting marshmallows in the outdoor fire pits.  We were […]

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My Weekend at Grand Del Mar Resort

My Weekend at Grand Del Mar Resort

Less than two years after opening, The Grand Del Mar Resort has earned a spot on the list of the World’s Best Places to Stay. With arched doorways, verandas overlooking the beautiful golf course and luxurious but comfortable surroundings, the resort spared no expense to create a memorable vacation experience for its guests. I was […]

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Quick Escapes

Quick Escapes

Welcome to QUICK ESCAPES the May Virtuoso┬« Travel Catalog! Enjoy the latest Virtuoso┬« Travel Catalog – QUICK ESCAPES. Simply click the catalog image below. You don’t need to take a long trip to create memories. From quick getaways that include a quaint beach town along the Pacific, an architectural tour of Toronto, living museums of […]

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