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!
If you’re feeling burnt out (and let’s be honest, in this year, aren’t we all?), 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 true. But another underrated truth about travel is that it … 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
Even with all of the 2020 social distancing, the LA area has plenty of places with the holiday spirit to explore. Cruise through festively light neighborhoods like Candy Cane Lane and Christmas Tree Lane, window shop along Rodeo Drive, or participate at a safe distance in one of the many Christmas tree lighting ceremonies around … Read more 19 Places to Find the Best Los Angeles Christmas Lights
Palm tree vibes, skylines, Hollywood signs: this is what Instagram in LA is made of! We’ve gathered all the most Instagrammable spots in LA in one mega-guide to photographing your way through the City of Angels. From iconic shots like the palm trees of Sunset Boulevard to the boardwalk of Venice Beach to more under-the-radar … Read more The 40 Best Instagram Spots in LA: Photography Guide
Los Angeles has the perfect formula for spending time outdoors: clear blue skies, sunshine, and warm weather. On top of that, this “City of Angels” resides on an expanse that is brimming with entertainment, scenery, and culture. There’s no shortage of things to see and do in LA. The westside will offer you remarkable sights … Read more The 12 Best Outdoors Things to Do in Los Angeles: Socially Distant Edition