Showing posts from October 24, 2010


The first thing you notice upon arriving in Ojai is that everyone has left their stress on the freeway. If you are looking for a weekend break from the hustle and bustle of L.A. Ojai is definitely somewhere you should try, only an hour and a bit north on the 101-freeway from Hollywood.

We checked in to the famous Ojai Valley Inn and Spa with Dusty Springfield, our Corgi mix (Yes, a dog friendly hotel) to the porter handing out dog treats. There only rule is no barking, yikes! I'll let you know how we get on, Dusty loves to protect. Our room wasn't quite ready so we went into the quaint little town for a bite to eat. we heard about this bakery called 'Knead' and ordered their Salami plate which was delicious, They make their baked goods in the shop window for all to see. ***

When we arrived back at the hotel, the porter gave us a golf-cart mini tour of the property, he showed us around the 200 and something acre property, complete with 3 pools and an 18 hole golf course…