CATEGORY: Real Gatherings

See Why Mystic Hot Springs is One of Utah’s Coolest Places To Go Before Winter Ends
Jake Kilroy
REPORT
No. 27068
VENUE:
Mystic Hot Springs
LOCATION:
Monroe
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Group Getaway
Hot Springs Escape
Mystic Hot Springs
REPORTER: Jake Kilroy



Utah is secretly the best place on earth, says photographer Renata Stone. It’s not hard to see why if you’ve ever visited the Beehive State. It's a dramatic landscape that's as alien as it is western, and it’s either drenched in sunlight or starlight. In short, IT’S AMAZING.

So when Stone's friends came to visit, she had a good number of stunning spots to take them. Her ultimate choice was Mystic Hot Springs in “middle of nowhere Monroe.” Thanks to her beautiful photography skills, you can see her and her merry band soaking in outdoor tubs on what looks like another planet. It’s a good life when you have friends in the right places—and Utah’s definitely one of them.

Photography by Big Bear Photo Co



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See How This Group Of Influencers Styles Horseback Riding In Hawaii
Alyssa Brown
REPORT
No. 27064
VENUE:
Four Seasons Resort Lanai
LOCATION:
Lanai City, Hawaii
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Group Getaway
Foray Collective's Horseback Riding Experience
Four Seasons Lanai
REPORTER: Alyssa Brown

 

What's better than trekking through the forests of Hawaii taking in all it has to offer? By adding horseback riding to the mix for an unforgettable experience. The girls of Foray Collective got on horseback, decked to the nines as cowgirls, and rode through the hills of Hawaii while their leader yodeled old western tunes. You can’t make this stuff up, people.

As part of our team-up with Foray Collective to send some top influencers on an adventure to Four Seasons Resort Lanai, the ladies signed up for a horseback ride through the hills above Koele. They’ve filled us in below on some of the behind the scenes action. So, giddy-up over to our exclusive offers for discounts on this experience.

Photos by Derren Versoza

 

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How Fashion Girls Explore Hawaii With Four Seasons' Lanai Experiences
Alyssa Brown
REPORT
No. 27063
VENUE:
Four Seasons Resort Lanai
LOCATION:
Lanai City, Hawaii
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Group Getaway
Foray Collective Girl's Getaway
Four Seasons Lanai
REPORTER: Alyssa Brown

 

Our crew recently teamed up with Foray Collective to send some major fashion It Girls off to one of our favorite Hawaii vacay spots. Perched on a rugged red lava cliff that towers over the white sandy beach below, the Four Seasons Lanai was home base for a series of photo shoots and adventures for a handful of Foray Collective’s top fashion influencers.

While staying at this (did we mention gorgeous?) resort, the ladies rode horseback through the Lanai hills, hopped a catamaran to the best snorkeling spots in Hawaii, and indulged in lots of acai bowls. If you’re about that life, check out the offers you can book exclusively through The Venue Report. Perfectly timed, the horseback riding and snorkeling excursions are on special till just before Valentine’s Day (hint, hint).

Here’s the DL from Foray Collective about their experience at Four Seasons Lanai. We do not claim responsibility for the legit FOMO you’re about to feel.

 

Photos by Derren Versoza

 

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Gypsy Jungle Disco: A Holiday Gathering by The Venue Report
The Venue Report
REPORT
No. 27067
VENUE:
The Venue Report HQ
LOCATION:
Carlsbad
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Holiday Party
Gypsy Jungle Disco
The Venue Report HQ
REPORTER: The Venue Report

 

When we say, "We've been dreaming of this for a while,” boy, do we mean it. In early 2016, our office got a new nickname, The Greenhouse on 2nd, as our office space housed not only us humans but a variety of plants lives as well. Cacti staked their claim, vines overwhelmed the ceiling and us - well, we were all heart-eyed at the view around us. As the team grew so did our greenery collection and smorgasbord of disco balls. So why not combine the two for an epic end of the year bash, right?!

The Jungle Disco theme was set, but as planning progressed we found ourselves getting even more inspired by new beginnings, good fortune and looking forward to all that 2017 has to offer. The mystical feels spoke to our creative teams' nomadic souls and Gypsy Jungle Disco was created. After months of building up this idea, this pre-meditated party truly deserved the royal treatment so we brought in A MIHO Experience and Barcon for food and cocktails. To round out the theme, we partnered with local San Deigans and good friends Pow Wow Design Studio and Hostess Haven for magical decor and tableware. Lastly, additional greenery and florals were brought in, Eucca was a girl. Let the party begin! Welcome to our Gypsy Jungle Disco dream. 

Photos by Evelyn Molina Photography

 

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A Look Inside One Of L.A.'s Most Magical Outdoor Venues
The Venue Report
REPORT
No. 27048
VENUE:
Daily Dose Cafe
LOCATION:
Los Angeles
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
A Magical Holiday Tasting
Holiday Gathering
Outdoor L.A. Venue
REPORTER: The Venue Report

 

In Los Angeles, the coolest spots can be found anywhere. Now, that’s not necessarily suggesting that each and every diner and dive bar in the City of Angels is of equally awesome merit, though it honestly feels that way on some blocks. Instead, it’s more a curious case of finding your favorite escape in anything from an abandoned warehouse to a mysterious mansion to a parking lot.

So it doesn’t seem too surprising — if you’re from California anyway — that a spectacular farm-to-table experience awaits you in a magical alleyway tucked on the eastern edge of Downtown Los Angeles. Indeed, in the very colorful Arts District, Sarkis Vartanian welcomes you to his enchanting urban oasis, The Daily Dose Cafe.

Photos: Scott Clark

 

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