Enter a traditional dim sum restaurant, and you will be seated before a spread of small, round bamboo baskets that fill up the dining table. Some baskets are even piled high atop one another. Inside each basket is a hot and tasty dish that will “touch your heart” – this is the English translation of … Read more 9 Best Dim Sum Restaurants in Los Angeles
Almost half a century ago, Raul Martinez Sr., founder of King Taco, began selling tacos on the streets of Los Angeles in what was originally an ice cream truck. Today, over 4,000 registered taco trucks have taken over LA’s food scene, making tacos a staple among every Angeleno’s diet! What is it about tacos that … Read more 8 Best Taco Trucks in Los Angeles: A Local’s Guide
All hands on deck! Los Angeles’ independent book scene is operating on a skeleton crew with no land in sight: all the better a reason to support them now. Take a few hours to cruise by a couple of these stalwarts or give yourself an entire weekend to tour all the best bookstores in Los … Read more The 8 Best Bookstores in Los Angeles
Most people outside of California know Pasadena for the Rose Bowl, JPL, and its “Little Old Lady”… however, you’ll have do your own research on those, because this is all about the food in Pasadena! Like the broader LA County, Pasadena is a multicultural area. On the same boulevard, you can find a dim sum … Read more Where to Eat in Pasadena: 10 Restaurants You’ll Love
At first glance, a road trip from Los Angeles to Las Vegas might not have much appeal. A map will show the route is surrounded by not much other than barren land. But contrary to popular belief, there are many unique places to stop at during the drive from LA to Vegas! From the second-largest meteorite … Read more Los Angeles to Las Vegas Road Trip: 17 Best Stops to Make On the Drive!
When you hear about Los Angeles, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Disney, Hollywood, and the beach? You’ve hit the nail on the head, to an extent. The thing about LA is that it is a sprawling metropolis home to over 10 million inhabitants, and this densely populated hub comes with a lot. … Read more An Epic 2 Days in Los Angeles Itinerary By a Local
Taking a quick road trip has many benefits. If you’re feeling burnt out from work (and let’s be honest, 2020 has worn us all down), then a weekend getaway is exactly what you need to reset your mindset and feel reenergized to take on life! Many view travel as an escape from reality, which is … Read more 18 Best Weekend Getaways from Los Angeles: Road Trip Ideas!
The first time I took public transportation in Los Angeles, I was a little nervous. Okay, I lied. I was really nervous. For the first several months that I lived in L.A., I had no idea where I was most of the time. I always felt lost. It wasn’t like I had never ridden a … Read more How to Get Around Los Angeles Without a Car: LA Public Transportion Guide
As the sun begins its descent to the horizon, the light of the day begins to mellow into radiant hues of dreamy reds and purples. This wondrous phenomenon occurs every single day. You guessed it—the sunset! Los Angeles sunsets are exceptional. It’s not just the vivid sky that is breathtaking, but it’s the surrounding environment … Read more 19 Best Places to See the Sunset in Los Angeles
Los Angeles is known for its glitz and glamour, but an often overlooked feature of this sprawling city is all the incredible LA hiking trails the cities offer! A hike in the westside of L.A. will bring you near the city’s beautiful beaches that stretch for miles alongside the vast Pacific Ocean. Meanwhile, a hike … Read more 10 Best Hikes in Los Angeles (For All Levels!)