Historic Lummis House on the Arroyo Seco in Los Angeles

Situated along the Arroyo Seco Parkway, which connects Los Angeles and Pasadena, are an incredible amount of historic spots for you to explore. Among them in the Lummis House which is one of the oldest structures in the area. Built around the late 1800’s, this house was home to the first city editor of the LA […]

Griffith Park Trains: Holiday Light Festival Train Rides

If you are looking for a cheap and excellent Christmas attraction for the whole family, look no further than the Griffith Park Holiday Lights Train. For $4 a person you can ride this historic miniature train on a one-mile loop that takes about 15 minutes to complete. The ride takes you slowly through Christmas light […]

Visiting Dodger Stadium on Non-Game Days

While I am not a huge baseball fan, there is just something amazing about being able to see a massive stadium like this completely empty. Many people don’t know that you can actually visit Dodger Stadium on non-game days and go to the store, take a tour or sit in the upper deck. If you […]

Mt Hollywood: Hiking Above Griffith Observatory and Downtown LA

While there is no shortage of great hikes in Griffith Park, it is hard to beat the 2.5-mile round trip hike to summit of Mt Hollywood. The trail is gradual, but will still get your blood pumping. Along the way, you will see some of the best views the city has to offer of the Hollywood […]

Southwest Museum of the American Indian: LA’s First Museum

The Southwest Museum of the American Indian, created by Charles Lummis in 1907, was the first museum ever set up in Los Angeles. So if for nothing else, then you need to see it to experience that unique history. The museum is currently going through a renovation, and there is only one main exhibit that […]

Five Great Coffee Shops to Visit in LA’s Fashion & Art’s District

It turns out Downtown LA’s Art District and Fashion District boast of more than just warehouse boutiques, urban murals, and sidewalk sketches; they are also home to a number of craft coffee shops. Within blocks of each other, coffee aficionados and hipsters alike have their pick of everything from Blue Bottle to Stumptown Coffee. Situated on […]

OUE Skyspace: Glass Slide & Open Air Observation Deck in Los Angeles

Much like Chicago and New York before it, Los Angeles now has its very own observation deck so you can experience the city from above. The deck is 70 floors up, and it provides unparalleled views of Los Angeles and the area surrounding it. I got a chance to check it out opening weekend, and it […]

Guisados Tacos in Los Angeles: Home of the Taco Sampler

Taco shops in Southern California are a dime a dozen, with most being average but a few being way above that. I would put places like City Tacos in North Park and Bear Flag Fish Company in Newport Beach into this list, with Guisados having a firm spot on the list as well. Guisados is a taco […]

Pizzeria Mozza: Fantastic Specialty Pizza in Los Angeles

Often voted as one of the best pizza places in all of Los Angeles, if not all of California, Pizzeria Mozza is a foodie mecca in LA. With a mouth watering dough that is baked by La Brea Bakery and delivered daily, this small pizza shop is one of those places that you really need […]

Komodo Cafe: Asian Fusion Restaurant in Los Angeles

As one of the most popular food trucks in LA history, Komodo graduated to a brick and mortar store about a year back. This gave them a space where they could continue to perfect their ridiculously good tacos and expand their already rabid fan base. I got a chance to check it out a few […]