When a product or service is aimed at an affluent market, the standard rules of business are sometimes turned on their head. Value and economy are the hallmarks of a product with broad market appeal, but wealthy customers often find an item more desirable when the price goes up rather than down.
To be successful in this market the most important factors are quality and service. The rich do not mind paying top dollar, but they expect their every wish to be catered to and the things they buy to be (more…)
If you are accustomed to living around other people who are in a similar financial situation as you are, you might be a bit nervous about the move that you are making that is going to put you living around the rich and famous. Instead of feeling intimidated by the idea, however, you should look at it in a positive manner.
By living around the rich and famous, you can frequently feel more comfortable in knowing that there is a lot more security around. This means that you don’t (more…)
Carmel, a small, affluent community located on the California coast south of San Francisco is famous for its charm, boutique restaurants and family atmosphere. Because of its location and attractive lifestyle, many famous stars call this town home.
One of the most famous movie stars of the modern era, Brad Pitt maintains a home in the city of Carmel. While it may just be a vacation home, he spends much of his time here when he’s not shooting movies in Hollywood.
Well-known for his decades of work (more…)
Carmel By The Sea is a California town, settled early on by the Spanish in an area now called Monterey County. Since it’s inception it has been known as a haven for artists, writers, actors and well known celebrities. The town is dotted with unique homes, from small cottages to Clint Eastwood’s 20 million mansion he recently completed. It’s worth taking a drive or even a walk past some of the celebrities homes in town. Celebrities and citizens are drawn to (more…)
A beautiful and peaceful area to visit or relocate is Monterey, California. Located on the coast, with a year round comfortable climate, and not far from the Big Sur area of California, the area offers outdoor fun, art and culture, and stunning scenery. Since it is one of the most historic cities in the state, older homes and adobes are found in Monterey. Some adobes are open to the public and tours are given.
With golf courses, shopping and scenic drives to Big Sur, there is always something to do. (more…)
Whether you are looking for a place to vacation or are thinking of relocating, the Monterey Carmel area is a great spot. No matter what your interests are, you are sure to find activities and events that interest you. The Monterey Carmel area boasts a variety of events from magnificent golf courses and music & art festivals to surfing and hiking. Other activities include kayaking, scuba diving and whale watching.
You also have the opportunity to explore many area vineyards & (more…)
When deciding to visit the Monterey-Carmel area, you will quickly notice there are so many fun and relaxing things to do. One of the greatest experiences in this area is the The Pebble Beach Classic. As an outing for his buddies, this event was started in the 1930s by none other then Bing Crosby. This wonderful golf experience can bring you the fun of golf, but has so much more to offer. This golf “party” can include the likes of Bill (more…)
You’ve been planning your Carmel trip for months and you even went to Get WildBlue so you’d have internet at home to bid on flights…now you’re broke but ready for the vacation of a lifetime! Here are a few of our favorite FREE things to do in Carmel, California…
Monastery Beach – This picturesque strip of sand provides a great spot for kids to play or a romantic evening walk…grab (more…)
Traveling from Los Angeles to San Francisco to college became routine for me. I spent many hours driving on Interstate 5. I did it so much that I felt I was on auto pilot most of the time. When I had time I would drive Highway 1 to replenish my battery. This drive is far different. It takes longer but what you lose in time you gain in beauty. Driving through Big Sur area is more like driving through a natural cathedral dedicated to nature. The drive makes you feel alive. I compare (more…)
The Wild West was America’s claim to the wild frontier and the adventures that came with it. The term frontier is used to describe the area of land that was being settled by pioneers and explorers from the east. As people moved west during the early years of American history the frontier zone shifted with the movers. Eventually the frontier zone met up with the Pacific Ocean. The Monterey-Carmel areas of California are today’s frontier zones.
Monterey was first settled in 1770 and served as the (more…)