Articles written by: Merilee Kern

"The Luxe List" Executive Editor Merilee Kern scours the luxury marketplace for exemplary travel experiences, extraordinary events, and notable products and services. She is a good life connoisseur who keeps her finger on the pulse of the luxury marketplace in search of new and innovative must-haves and exemplary experiences at all price points – the affordable to the extreme. The best of the best across all product, service and travel categories are detailed in her exclusive column “The Luxe List” (www.LuxeListReviews.com) that reaches millions of affluent consumers each month through multiple print and online syndication channels. Merilee reports on glam gifts, gets and getaways of interest as well as notable “happenings” – those society events, grand openings, launch parties and such where the A-listers lurk…and that make localized luxury scenes tick. She may be reached online at www.LuxeListReviews.com. . Follow her on Twitter here: http://twitter.com/LuxeListEditor and Facebook here: www.Facebook.com/TheLuxeList.

San Diego Scene: Opening Day at the Del Mar Races
Travel / Who's Who

San Diego Scene: Opening Day at the Del Mar Races

Opening Day at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club on July 17th is no quiet affair. It’s a thrilling event that attracts more than 45,000 race fans, socialites and those who simply love to see and be seen—in the scene. These folks flock to the racetrack for a kinetic atmosphere filled […]

Grand Velas Riviera Maya Resort: Perfection on the Yucatán Peninsula
Travel

Grand Velas Riviera Maya Resort: Perfection on the Yucatán Peninsula

While the all-inclusive resort industry has long suffered what I’ll call an “image problem,” particularly among the luxury travel set, the concept is not only single-handedly redeemed, but entirely elevated and profoundly redefined, at Grand Velas Riviera Maya. This magnificent, one-of-a-kind oceanfront resort has everything you would expect from a […]

Modern Mediterranean at Cusp Dining & Drinks La Jolla
Travel

Modern Mediterranean at Cusp Dining & Drinks La Jolla

If you are looking for a chic and sophisticated San Diego dining spot with an ocean view to die for, then check out Cusp Dining and Drinks. Perched high on the 11th floor of the Kimpton Hotel La Jolla, this eatery is where you come to slow down, linger over […]

Hilton Carlsbad Resort Proffers Pleasure Packages
Travel

Hilton Carlsbad Resort Proffers Pleasure Packages

With its prime seaside location on the northwest end of San Diego County, the Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa has been steadily building buzz since its summer 2012 grand opening. Understandable as this property is located directly across from Ponto Beach, offering gorgeous panoramic ocean and sunset views, and […]