Marina del Rey, CA 90292 Venice
Ever heard of a red velvet hot cocoa? Well, Cafe Buna has it and believe me, it’s worth the trip! Also try out their seafood and Mexican omelettes. Mmm mmm delicious!
Los Angeles, CA 90029 East Hollywood
If you love hearty foods, try out SQIRL. It’s amazing for your taste buds, but even better for your health!
In n’ Out Burger
Never go wrong with a simple and savoring burger meal. Plus, they are as popular as Starbucks, you could find them anywhere.
For Coffee Lovers
Los Angeles, CA 90026 Echo Park
A great place to catch up on work, relax, and enjoy a lovely Matcha (Green tea) latte. And just in case you were wondering, they do have marble tables. Minimalist friendly. 🙂
Los Angeles, CA 90026 Silver Lake
Looking for a coffee shop with more of an boutique vibe? Try out Alfred’s! You’ll never get enough of their ‘But first coffee’ quotes and artsy feel.
Restaurants to try out next time!
Venice, CA 90291 Venice
Beverly Hills, CA 90211 Beverly Hills
Los Angeles, CA 90036 Beverly Grove
Here are a few places to browse and enjoy the shopping scene!
Named the second most expensive retail street in the world! (Via Racked)
.A cute little area for shopping, going to the movies, eating, and hanging out. They even have a streetcar that takes you through the area!
1010 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291
.”The market is a day of shopping, filled with hand crafted goods, clothes, artisans, and specialty goods… It’s an outdoor market that takes place on every second Saturday, at Westminster Avenue Elementary in Venice, CA”
If your looking for small businesses or all things unique, be sure to visit this area!
8500 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048
.You’ll find everything here. 100% Guaranteed.
Little boutiques and plenty of artsy walls to take photos in front of. A artsy instagrammer’s dream come true haha.
3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA
Known as Downtown Santa Monica, here’s another area to meet all your shopping needs. It’s absolutely beautiful at night.
Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
You can never forget about the famous Hollywood strip! It’s one of the top tourist attractions where you’ll find popular sightings such as the Chinese Theatre and the Hollywood Walk of Fame!
5905 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
AKA The Los Angeles County Museum of Art,
Los Angeles, CA 90027 Griffith Park
Check out the Griffith Observatory and take a hike to the Hollywood sign!
Museums to try out next time!
1200 Getty Center Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90049
“The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to inspire curiosity about, and enjoyment and understanding of, the visual arts by collecting, conserving, exhibiting, and interpreting works of art of outstanding quality and historical importance.”
221 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012
“The Broad is a new contemporary art museum, home to 2,000 works of art in the Broad collection, which is among the most prominent holdings of postwar and contemporary art worldwide.”
1500 Ocean Front Walk
Venice, CA 90291
Walk along the boardwalk, grab some food, and enjoy the sun at this beautiful beach!
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Great view of the Santa Monica Pier where you can experience rides on a ferris wheel, performances, and more! This beach has more of a carnival side to it.
Beaches to try out next time!
El Matador Beach Malibu
Malibu, CA 90265
For a romantic and picture perfect scenery.
If you like to take walks and people watch, I hear this is a great way to do it!
The parties and bars here are definitely not the same as the ones in New York, granted, NYC is the city that never sleeps…
Los Angeles, CA 90013 Arts District, Downtown
Who’da thought that a bar and an arcade would go so well together?
West Hollywood, CA 90069 West Hollywood
I heard the food is amazing here! Rooftop is a plus; great decor!
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Take a dance class at Millennium Dance Complex!5113 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood, CA 91601 North Hollywood
It can be pretty intense and the class I took (Hamilton Evans) was pretty full, but trust me you’ll feel amazing afterwards!
Check them out on Youtube!
Enjoy a 3 mile hike at Treepeople Park trail!12601 Mulholland Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210 Studio City
“At TreePeople we have the privilege to work in a beautiful natural environment. We are located in 45-acre Coldwater Canyon Park on Mulholland Drive in the Santa Monica Mountains, offering nature trails and experiential education.”
Walls of LA
For the tourist friendly, check out some of my favorite walls in LA to take photos!
MADE IN LA
8025 Melrose Ave. (at N Laurel Avenue), West Hollywood
St. Regis Wine & Liquor, 8401 West 3rd Street (at S Orlando Avenue), Beverly Grove
Paul Smiths Wall
8221 Melrose Ave Los Angeles, CA 90046