Staying Classic: Southern California, USA

Is there a better way to kick-start a trip through southern California than with a jaunt to a vineyard for breakfast? Of course not. After all, it’s educational.   We start out in Orange County where there are, of course, a number of wineries to choose from. But the private and secluded Newport Beach Vineyards…
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Stay Classic, San Diego

As the train continued its leisurely progress south it swung inland towards Anaheim and the overall aspect out of the panoramic windows changed from stunning ocean views and beautiful beaches to a distinctly more industrial hue. And to be fair – compared to the incredible coastline near Ventura and Carpentaria this bit of the track…
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Barbara Whoosh: Dave Unwin Continues His Californian Capers

“Mr Unwin – we’re ready to board now” said the steward in American Airline’s excellent Admiral’s lounge at Heathrow. “Just let me finish my manicure and I’ll be right with you”, I replied. Well, as a LUSSO lifestyle-loving modern metrosexual male you wouldn’t have expected me to go on a road trip without first getting…
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