TRAVEL: Elizabeth Taylor’s Palm Springs Home

Visitors to Palm Springs have an incredible opportunity to rent the former home of one of Hollywood’s all-time greats, with Dame Elizabeth Taylor’s private estate. Nestled within the upmarket Las Palmas neighbourhood, the expansive and gated “Casa Elizabeth” reflects the style and glamour for which the star was famed. It features four bedrooms, four-and-a-half bathrooms, a […]

Palm Springs Is Rocking In The Desert Throughout April

The Californian city of Palm Springs will be heating up next month with some of the hottest names in music rocking in the desert at the Coachella Valley Music Festival. Now in its 15th year, the sun-drenched festival is one of the biggest music and arts festivals on the global calendar. This year’s event will boast […]

What’s New In Palm Springs

Sadly, I won’t be there this year but with a host of new hotels, property renovations, just-launched tours and new attractions, there is even more choice for holidaymakers visiting Palm Springs, California. And as the cold UK winter season approaches, it is the perfect time to plan a break to this chic desert hideaway, where, […]

The Come Back Chimp

Cheeta, star of numerous films and TV shows, is alive and well in Palm Springs. “The obituaries of the ‘other’ chimp feature my face but it’s not me – as these photos show. My local newspaper The Desert Sun got it right. When I read the New York Times, I nearly choked on my iced […]