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Subterranean treasure: Cenote Ik Kil near Chichen Itza

Subterranean treasure: Cenote Ik Kil near Chichen Itza


Exploring the Ancient History and Natural Wonders of the Yucatan Peninsula

by Sylvie Greil


Snorkeling with enormous turtles in warm, turquoise waters; scaling ancient jungle pyramids; exploring phantasmagorical sinkholes amid stalactites and stalagmites… the “Riviera Maya” feels a million worlds away. Continue reading “Top 7 Things to Do on Mexico’s Riviera Maya” »



20

Apr

Oak by Absolut is one smooth spiritOak by Absolut Launches in Los Angeles

 

Vodka that tastes like whiskey, what?! Yes, it’s true. Absolut Vodka has quite literally taken the clear spirit to a very dark place and GAYOT was among the first in Los Angeles to try it. The intimate tasting at local hot spot Estrella Restaurant on the Sunset Strip introduced the versatile spirit straight-up as well as in a few different cocktails. Smooth and subtly smoky with notes of oak, vanilla and caramel, it’s a new spin on an old classic.

Continue reading “Barrel-Crafted Vodka Has Arrived” »



04

Apr


A Guide to the Home of the Masters Tournament

 

Augusta, Georgia, home of the Masters Tournament, has long been a mecca for golf lovers

Discover the history and culture of Augusta, Georgia

 


Every April, the golf world turns its eyes to the historic Southern town of Augusta, Georgia, when the Masters Tournament gathers top professionals from across the globe to battle for the sport’s most prestigious article of clothing — the green jacket. Continue reading “Exploring Augusta, Georgia” »



Zack Snyder's Batman v Superman, starring Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Directed by:
Zack Snyder
Starring:
Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams
Released by: Warner Bros.
Run Time: 2h 31 min
Year:
2016

 

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It doesn’t get any bigger than this. The ultimate showdown between a beloved alien from Krypton and Gotham City’s misunderstood vigilante will determine which hero is fit to watch over Metropolis. As the two battle it out to prove their worth, Lex Luther plots an apocalyptic attack on the city. Now, it’s up to Batman and Superman to join forces in order to stop Luther from setting his master plan, “Doomsday,” in motion.
Continue reading “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Movie Review” »



14

Mar

Jonathan Gold's documentary, "City of Gold," explores Los Angeles's unique culture through its food

Genre: Documentary, Biography
Directed by:
Laura Gabbert
Starring:
Jonathan Gold, Allen Salkin
Released by:
IFC Films
Run Time: 1h 36 min
Year:
2015

 

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In this epic love story to the city of Los Angeles and its colorful food scene, restaurant critic Jonathan Gold paints an intimate portrait of his hometown with a different kind of artist’s palette. By bringing to center stage the no-name, hole-in-the-wall spots that make LA’s culture so rich, Gold accomplishes what few have done in the past. He shows us the true face of this vibrant city by exploring its most diverse eateries, and more importantly, the people who keep them running.
Continue reading “City of Gold – Movie Review” »



Historic Route 66

on March 13th, 2016
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13

Mar

Will Rogers Highway

 

America’s “Mother Road,” stretching from Chicago to Los Angeles, was the first of its kind in many respects. For starters, it was the first diagonal highway covering a long stretch of land in the 1920s. But more importantly, it was a pioneer in connecting small, rural towns in Illinois, Missouri and Kansas with larger, urban regions, which helped farmers ship their goods to the big cities. When it was officially commissioned in 1926, Route 66 included 2,448 miles of road. And even though only 800 of those miles were paved, it still served as the nation’s primary junction between the east and west.

 

Mike Bell Travels on the Mother Road

 

Mike Bell stands beside his brand-new 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 in Long Beach Red, with his wife, Malea Continue reading “Historic Route 66” »



A multi-course meal with an emphasis on foraged ingredients prepared by chef Kyle Nicholson

A multi-course meal with an emphasis on foraged ingredients prepared by chef Kyle Nicholson

 

Glamping on San Juan Island

by Foodista.com


Add this to your bucket list: Gourmet Glamping. If you’re wondering what “glamping” is, think camping but without actually roughing it. Sleep in a comfortable bed in a wood-floored canvas tent and eat really, really good food that you cook over an open fire with a guest chef as your guide. Food truly does taste better when it’s cooked outdoors, especially when paired with exceptional wines and an amazing group of people.

Continue reading “Gourmet Glamping: A Chef, a Meal and a Whole Lot of Fun” »



 

 

"SOMM: Into The Bottle" shares the history, politics and pleasure of wine told through opening ten very different bottles.

“SOMM: Into The Bottle” shares the history, politics and pleasure of wine told through opening ten very different bottles.

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Genre: Documentary
Directed by:
 Jason Wise
Starring:
 Fred Dame, Silvia Altare, Brian McClintic
Released by:
 Samuel Goldwyn Films
Run Time: 1h 30min
Year:
2015

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Directed by Jason Wise (“SOMM,” “90”), “SOMM: Into The Bottle” explores the world of wine by opening some of the rarest bottles of wine in the world. Through the eyes of a few of the finest sommeliers, the film looks at how history has impacted wine and discovers just how much goes into making a bottle of wine. Continue reading “SOMM: Into The Bottle – Movie Review” »



 

 

 

 

MyGoFlight Flight Bag PLC Pro

MyGoFlight Flight Bag PLC Pro


Tools for a Paperless Cockpit 


Developed around the unique needs of general aviation pilots, MyGoFlight’s Flight Bag PLC Pro is a solid, durable bag that will streamline any aviator’s life. Functional and light, it is made out of water-resistant material and has a durable ballistic nylon exterior.

Continue reading “My GoFlight Flight Bag PLC Pro – Review” »



28

Jan

"The Revenant" is inspired by the true story of frontiersman Hugh Glass

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Genre: Adventure, Drama
Directed by:
Alejandro González Iñárritu
Starring:
Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy
Released by:
20th Century Fox
Run Time: 2h 30 min
Year:
2015

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By Mar Yvette

Man vs. nature. Man vs. man. Man vs. self. These outer and inner conflicts inhabit every moment in “The Revenant,” director Alejandro González Iñárritu’s cinematic tour de force. The title aptly refers to Leonardo DiCaprio’s character who quite literally comes back from near-death to seek revenge on the man (played by a remarkably villainous Tom Hardy) who abandoned him and killed his son. 
Continue reading “The Revenant – Movie Review” »



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