Los Angeles is home to a whole world of different cuisines.
From the moment I rolled into town, it was clear there's a special feel.
With the Ace brand forging across capital cities in the States, many travellers are going to make this their go-to hotel.
Strawberry miso ice cream and Japanese cheesecake might sound like they are from Tokyo, but these are but some of the delights in this Californian foodie county.
Park City, the largest ski area in the United States, is a 40-minute drive from Salt Lake City Airport in the Wasatch Mountains. Deer Valley Resort is a 15-minute drive on. Far from the cookie-cutter ski lodge, each has its own character.
Unusual flavours are the norm for this US ice cream company, but this is breaking the mould.
It's a hot sultry morning when we veer away from Maui's postcard perfect beaches and I couldn't be happier.
Don't spend those precious international hours lolling about at the airport.