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They have traveled the world and have found that Palm Springs is really like no place else. They are the true experts on Palm Springs.

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What To Drink At The Exotic Bootlegger Tiki

Back in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, Tiki restaurants were a popular national phenomenon and one of the best known of the genre was Don the Beachcomber. The chain's Palm Springs location opened in March 1953 on the...

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Great places to shop in Palm Springs and area

Visiting a new city and exploring their shops and services can be exciting.  When you discover a new place with cool clothes, amazing housewares or the perfect objet d’ art it can create a lasting memory for...

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Celebrities love Palm Springs

For decades Palm Springs has been a celebrity playground.  You can’t toss a tumbleweed without hitting homes that belonged to the likes of Liberace, Debbie Reynolds or Frank Sinatra. But even stars that...

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Meet Mariah Hanson, Founder And Producer Of The Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend

Visitors to Palm Springs love to party, so it's more than appropriate that each Spring the city is host to the Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend (aka The Dinah)—the largest lesbian event in the world. This year...

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The Sky's the Limit -- at the Palm Springs Air Museum Gift Shop

Want to get your pilot’s wings?  No need for lessons. Just step inside the gift shop at the Palm Springs Air Museum (www.palmspringsairmuseum.org). Choose from hundreds of authentic-looking pilots’ wings...

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Great Tours #3: Exploring the desert with a guide

This month we've been featuring amazing guided experiences in Palm Springs. Having a guide show you some of the intricacies of city life, behind-the-scenes sites, or relating specific local knowledge can make a good trip...

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Great Tours #2: fun & easy walking tours

A great way to get to know a new city is by getting an expert to show you the ropes. Signing yourself up for a tour or a guided experience doesn't have to be boring or clichéd. Today's tours in Palm Springs are...

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Great Tours #1: See Modern homes inside & out

One of the big draws in Palm Springs has to be the modernist architecture. Some amazing examples of desert modernism are easy to see from the side of the road in the comfort of your car. But to get a little something...

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Meet Andy Wysocki and Bill Sanderson of Townie Bagels

You might not think it would be hard to find a great bagel in Palm Springs—but you'd be wrong. Unless, of course, you head to Townie Bagels in the south end of town. Andy Wysocki, who owns the café with...

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Renting a home for your stay - Why choose Oranj Palm

Many visitors, tourists and snowbirds are familiar with websites like AirBnB or VRBO when it comes to booking a vacation rental property. But in Palm Springs, there are several local rental agencies who can help you find...

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