Bonnie Carroll

Member Since:
Sep 2014

Publisher, Editor-in-Chief Bonnie Carroll's Life Bites News ( International, monthly online travel/lifestyle magazine founded 2005. Contributor to, Luxe Beat Magazine,, Food & Home Magazine, Food & Beverage International,, SOMM Journal - Tasting Panel, BHTimes, and others. Columnist for Beverly Hills and Santa Barbara news publications 2000-2013. Travel/Society Writer SB Daily Sound 2011-2013. Founder SB Travel Consortium 2007. Member LA Press Club 1983, SB Press Club 2007. Member American Women in Radio & Film 2000; Past member SAG & AFTRA. Travel radio reporter for KVOT 1340 and "Around the World Travel" KZSB 1290, CRN Radio . 

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Published Articles (24)

New Hilton Santa Barbara Resort & Spa

Fess Parker Hotel Becomes New Hilton Santa Barbara Resort

Chocolate Bliss at Grand Velas Spa

Unique chocolate treatment at Se Spa in the Grand Velas, Puerto Vallarta Mexico

Frankland’s Crab Opens at Montecito Inn

Rising from it’s ashes and flood damage the Monticeto Inn opens 1st of new food venues in the historic hotel – Frankland’s Crab Co. being the phase one.

Golfer’s Enjoy Good Golf at Casa Velas Resort

All inclusive adult resort also offers outstanding golf and elegant food and amenities.

Austrian Strudel Magic on the Viking Vilhjalm

Guests shop and cook with Viking Chef to create Austrian Sturdel on Viking Vilhjalm. Recipe included.

Resort Report for Summer in Santa Barbara

Latest news on luxury resorts in Santa Barbara for summer.

Summer in Santa Barbara

Fun things to do for every visitor to Santa Barbara in summer.

Chef Jean-Geroges Beverly Hills New Restaurant In Waldorf Astoria

Follow along to experience an amazing dinner designed by Jean-George for his new restaurant in the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills.

Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Boomers

Collection of the Best All-Inclusive Resorts by GettingOnTravel journalists.

Moments In Monterey

Travels on the coast to experience three exceptional hotel properties along the exquisite Monterey Coast.

Hotel Californian Reborn in Santa Barbara

Historic Californian Hotel in Santa Barbara is Reborn. From earth quake to elegance.

Terme de Saturnia: A Tribute to Good Health in Tuscany

Savoring the good and healthy life at one of Italy’s finest health spas.

Belmond LaSamanna Resort: Exquisite Sandy Beach & Michelin Star Chef Serge Gouloumes

Exquisite escape resort on the French side of St. Martin, featuring culinary expertise of Chef Serge Gouloumes.

Dining Bliss by the Sea: Carbon Beach Club at the Malibu Beach Inn

Divine seafood dishes and exceptional wines to savor while watching the waves roll in.

When Jack Sparrow Swoops Women Swoon

Johnny Depp is honored with the Modern Masters Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

Jewel of Budapest Four Seasons Gresham Palace

Chef/Hotel review of what is considered the most exquisite example of art deco hotel architecture in Europe. Historic information on Hotel Gresham Palace, located at the Budapest Chain Bridge. Amazing […]

Scentsational Historic Perfumes of Vienna

History of the F.B.Filz Perfumers on the Graven in Vienna. Story of 6 generations of perfumers to the royals in Austria. A then and now look at how much women […]

How To Best Enjoy A River Cruise

Tips to make River Cruise Travel Easy is a “how to” for those taking a Viking River Cruise vacation. Details on what to expect and important things not to forget. […]

Chasing “Sisi” On The Viking Njord

Danube river travels of Elizabeth of Austria on the Viking Njord. Places she traveled to find serenity on the water. Details of the Viking River Cruise route up the Danube […]

Nine Plus Best Things To See In Vienna

Special places to visit on a day trip to Vienna with tourism contact information,lunch and dinner recommendations, unique shopping and historic monuments worth a look.

Villa del Palmar – Island of Loreto

Healthy respite at Villa del Palmar at the Island of Loreto in Mexico. Escape to a private beach with food and beverages selected for your own fitness regimen, and a […]

Hot Air Ballooning in Albuquerque

Bucket List air balloon ride with Rainbow Ryders in Albuquerque New Mexico.

Happy in Thailand Part II

Second part of visit to Thailand, including special focus on Chaing Mai, luxury resort Dhara Dhevi, Patara Elephant Farm and more.

Hotel Imperial OPUS Restaurant Where Food Is Art

Dinner review with Chef Schnait at Hotel Imperial’s Opus Restaurant in Vienna, Austria.