California Archive

Hotel Review: Courtyard in Midtown Sacramento

I have always loved staying at Marriott hotels. I’ve always had a great experience with them. Even at those ones when I had noise issues, they took care of it right away. I guess that’s why my family and I always prefer Marriott hotels in place of others. The Courtyard in Midtown Sacramento is one of these hotels. The staff were very friendly and were always willing to help. (more…)

Category: North America

3 Beautiful and Historic Hotels in San Francisco

The Fairmont San Francisco

The Fairmont San Francisco is a world-renowned hotel designed by the famous Julia Morgan (famous for design of Hearst Castle) and opened in 1907. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002 and is considered a landmark atop San Francisco’s Nob Hill. This grand hotel has received the following awards: (more…)

Category: North America

A Star is Reborn in Santa Monica: The Hotel Shangri-la

1939. The year that Gone With The Wind, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Goodbye, Mr. Chips and The Wizard of Oz became Hollywood classics.The economy was recovering from the Great Depression and glamour–in the true sense of the word–prevailed.


Category: North America

Simple Summer Fun and Learning with Wuksachi Lodge and Sequoia Natural History Association

From a new barn dance to critter walks, campfires, astronomy and BBQ, summer in Sequoia National Park has never been quite so fun. (more…)

Category: North America