Ten signs you need to get out of the house and travel

Longtime LCI friend and client Jon Handlery owns the Handlery Hotels properties in San Francisco and San Diego. As we move beyond COVID, he took a humorous look at the reasons to start traveling again. By Jon Handlery, Guest Blogger After being cooped up in the house for the past 12 months, you might be questioning, “have I been home…
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Meet the Media: Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times

This week in our “Meet the Media” series, we hear from Mary Forgione, assistant travel editor for the Los Angeles Times. What are you working on right now? When the LA Times decided to launch an outdoors newsletter earlier this year, the coronavirus pandemic hadn’t yet hit. We held off for a bit, but then decided it was the perfect…
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Meet the Media: Barbara Ballinger

By Sean Dowdall, CMO Barbara Ballinger’s entrepreneurial spirit runs as deep as her smile – and that’s one of the many things we love about her. A veteran writing and communications professional, Barbara covers everything from real estate and interior design to personal finance and the arts. We’re excited to share this insight into this heartwarming and funny person who…
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Meet the Media: Carole Terwilliger Meyers

Carole is a freelance travel writer and frequent blogger based in Berkeley, California. What’s your top story for today? I have been hard at work writing about unexpected places to visit in San Antonio, Texas. I visited San Antonio a few weeks ago to research, which was particularly fun because my daughter now lives there with her husband and my…
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Meet the Media – Tom Wilmer, Travel Correspondent and host of Audiolog, KCBX-FM

Meet the Media – Tom Wilmer, Travel Correspondent and host of Audiolog, KCBX-FM – public radio for California’s Central Coast What’s your top story for today? A fascinating digital media interview with Oakland-based NPR employee, Sara Sarasohn. Recorded live at NPR headquarters in Washington D.C., Sarasohn details NPR’s new NPR ONE which is NPR’s version of Pandora; and according to…
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