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The 3 Best Things to do in Los Angeles For Free

The City of Angels is undoubtedly an enormous and potentially exhausting place to explore, covering almost 500 square miles and containing a multitude of experiences, regardless of your travel tastes and ambitions. One of the most popular tourist destinations in the USA, Los Angeles boasts some of the finest and

Walt Disney Concert Hall is Simply Beautiful

Walt Disney Concert Hall is simply beautiful at night. I never had the chance to visit it during the day on my sojourn in Los Angeles as I was more kind of busy meeting busy people than sightseeing. Only on my way back to my hostel from having dinner with

What to do and see at Universal Studios in LA

There are so many things to do and see at Universal Studios in Los Angeles. So, it’s better that you start early—especially when you have kids in tow. One day wasn’t even enough for someone like me who traveled solo. Maybe it was just me who took time to everything

Beverly Hills is Home to the Hollywood Stars

“Beverly Hills is home to the Hollywood stars! This is where they live in excess!”, announced our Beverly Hills tour guide in a voice of excitement. He couldn’t be more wrong. Beverly Hills is excessive—and it is a lonely place to be. The streets are clean, the bushes are tall

Hollywood Bus Tour

My advise for those who want to take in too much of Hollywood in one day is: take the Hollywood Bus Tour. Taking the bus is a great option, unless if you planned to stay there for a few more days. There are still many things to see beyond Hollywood

The Universal Studio Tour

If there’s one thing you must do when visiting Los Angeles, take the Universal Studio Tour. We all go to Hollywood land for the movies, right? Go straight to the Universal Studios and do the Studio Tour FIRST. Go early to avoid the crowd and get on the tram for

The Owl from Harry Potter

Olympus is an owl from Harry Potter. One of the owls, actually. She is a eurasian eagle owl that delights the audience at the Animal Actors stage inside Universal Studio in Los Angeles, California. Be sure to catch the Animal Actors show when you tour Universal Studios. They’ve got dogs,

Things to do in Santa Monica Pier

Santa Monica Pier is alive with rides and other things your children would enjoy. For adults, the beach is always the choice. It’s crowded on hot days and therefore you shall not expect privacy. LOL… Competing with the beach crowd are cars looking for spaces to park conveniently. From the

The Brave, the Bold, the Beautiful and the Weird at Venice Beach

Venice Beach is everything. There’s the bold, the strong, the beautiful, the weird, the hip and the artist. It is a place that shows all we think of America—without the republicans! The Bold. They’re young but already bold to scale up and down the skateboarding pit. One false move could

Things to do and see in Hollywood

When I say Hollywood, I don’t mean Los Angeles. I mean the Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, the Entertainment Capital of the World. Hollywood is made for tourists. It’s heavily-infested with tourists of all types, from all over the world. Hollywood Boulevard is a long street where you can sashay

PodShare is the New Backpacking Pad

The PodShare is the new backpacking pad. It’s Hollywood’s coolest, innovative backpacking accommodation for the tech-savvy travellers. While the bunk bed style living quarter is a hostel-like concept, each pod is equipped with technology you would experience in a hotel room. In fact, it’s even better. No hidden fees. No

The Iron Men and Women of Venice Beach

Don’t get me started with Venice Beach. Ah, it’s one beach to go when you’re in Los Angeles. Though it’s a little more than an hour bus ride from downtown LA, you’ll be rewarded of something you won’t expect—but that’s another blog entry later. And one of those things you
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