March 5, 2018

By Greg Aragon Germany is well known for popular tourist destinations such as Berlin, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Munich and Cologne. But as I recently discovered, there is a fascinating city on the Rhine River that can hold its own among the country’s best travel spots.  The city is Düsseldorf, a place where ancient history and postmodern […]

Greg Aragon February 23, 2018

By Greg Aragon  Did you know there is an historic and lavish presidential retreat just outside of Palm Springs, in the small desert town of Rancho Mirage? If you didn’t know about this, then you are not alone. Until my last visit to the area, I had never heard of it either. But this all changed […]

Greg Aragon February 16, 2018

By Greg Aragon California’s majestic Central Coast is speckled with hidden gems lining the Pacific Ocean and none shine brighter than the tiny town of Cayucos by-the-Sea. This is especially true in spring, when the temperature rises, flowers blossom along the hillsides and the city hosts its annual Sea Glass Festival. Located off California Highway 1, halfway between […]

Greg Aragon February 7, 2018

By Greg Aragon I’ve signed my name on all kinds’ forms and documents over the years, but never on a massive steel beam bound for the top of an exciting, new construction project. And I’ve definitely never signed anything while standing next to a two ft.-tall Megellanic penguin dressed in his black and white birthday suit. […]

Greg Aragon February 1, 2018

By Greg Aragon Catalina is not just an island paradise; it’s a very close island paradise, which makes it a perfect day or weekend getaway for Southern California residents. In fact, at only 24 miles across the sea from Long Beach, the place can be reached by boat in one hour. With this in mind, a friend and […]

Greg Aragon January 18, 2018

By Greg Aragon The moment I walked into the sparkling lobby of Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, I shifted gears and put myself in relaxation mode. I had escaped the daily grind and was ready for a day and night of luxurious dining, pampering and a little gambling. My Pechanga getaway began when a friend and I checked into […]

GAragon December 13, 2017

By Greg Aragon Chile is one of the most beautiful and unique places on earth. Located on the eastern coast of South America, the country may look small and unassuming but as I recently learned, it has everything a discerning traveler could want. My “journey” to Chile began at a mansion in Beverly Hills recently, […]