Category: Local Activities

  • What to Do on a Rainy Day in Auckland

    What to Do on a Rainy Day in Auckland

    It wasn’t as pretty as usual in Auckland today, so we headed below the deck to the fabulous and interactive Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium.  Identifying all the different fish was fun, but making them come to life was the highlight of the day.  First, you color a sea creature.  Then you scan them and […]

  • The Perfect Father’s Day Gift for Dad’s Who Love Road Trips

    The Perfect Father’s Day Gift for Dad’s Who Love Road Trips

    Looking for the perfect father’s day gift? What about taking dad on a road trip — in his dream car? A car rental may not initially come to your mind when thinking about a gift for dad, but taking advantage of Hertz Dream Car Collection, you’ll be able to give him a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get behind […]

  • Retreat of the Week: Loews Hollywood Hotel

    Retreat of the Week: Loews Hollywood Hotel

    This week’s escape is a bit of a staycation. The kids are still in school, and it’s that awkward time between spring break and summer vacation where you want to get away but you don’t want to go to far. The recently renovated Loews Hollywood Hotel is the perfect place for some glitz, glamour and […]

  • Mother’s Day Brunch in L.A.

    Mother’s Day Brunch in L.A.

    Mother’s Day is one of the most popular days of the year to eat out. So finding a place where you can get a reservation is key — especially if you have a large party. Thankfully, Open Table has put together a fantastic list of restaurants that use its service, making it easy to book […]

  • Despicable Me Ride Opens at Universal Studios Hollywood

    Despicable Me Ride Opens at Universal Studios Hollywood

    Fans of the movie “Despicable Me” can now head to Universal Studios Hollywood to get up close and personal with their favorite minions and hang out with Gru and the crew. “Despicable Me Minion Mayhem” officially opens to the public at Universal Studios Hollywood on Saturday, April 12. As if lifted from the world of “Despicable […]