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Travel Tip: How To Use Your Hotel Concierge

If there is anything I can stress to you it is whatever you do, always use your hotel concierge when traveling. They can really take a normal trip and make it exceptional. Now this does involve a little bit on the travelers part. After all, the concierge are in the business of creating memorable experiences. Read more

Ask A Concierge – Private Tours Are The BEST Way to Explore LA

I’ve been a concierge in LA for over 10 years, and I’ll never forget my first private tour experience. I had already been a concierge for 8 years, so I knew everything I needed to know about LA. I thought there would be no way that I would learn something new by taking a tour… Read more

Happy Chinese New Year! The year of the Monkey!

The 117th Annual Golden Dragon Parade takes place on Saturday, February 13th from 1 pm – 3 pm. Featuring floats, bands and grandstand seating for purchase, it’s such a fun experience! The festival offers live indie bands, cultural performances, a beer garden, food trucks, vendors and more. Come for the parade, stay for the Chinese New Year Read more

Best Restaurants for Valentine’s Day in Los Angeles

Valentine’s Day is around the corner! Hopefully, you’ve already secured a reservation somewhere, and if not, get on it! These host reservations will not be available for long! My top three favorite restaurants for Valentine’s Day are The Little Door, Il Cielo, and Perch LA.  And since V-Day falls on a Sunday this year, you can Read more

Travel Tip: A Perfect Day In Santa Monica

A perfect day in Santa Monica starts with a ride along the bike path on a beach cruiser. Two wheels not your style? You can also rent roller blades or just stroll along on foot. My favorite rental company is Perry’s, with multiple locations along the beach. There is even Blazing Saddles (operated by Perry’s) located Read more

Travel Tip: Fun Souvenir Ideas from Los Angeles

Souvenirs are a great way to bring home a piece of your vacation. And if you’re a local, they make great gifts when you head out of town! The trouble is, sometimes it can be overwhelming. There are so many places to go, things to buy, so I narrowed down a list of my favorite Read more

Travel Tip: Popular Hikes in Los Angeles

Nobody walks in LA. We hike. Seems strange, but hiking is a really great activity to do in Los Angeles. You can catch up with friends while getting a little sun, and you can also add a little activity to a schedule that has you cooped up in a car driving all around town. No Read more

Museum Free-For-All Day this Saturday January 30th, 2016

This weekend is the perfect chance to check out one of your favorite LA museums, for free! On January 3oth, 2016, most museums in LA will offer free admission. This Saturday will be the perfect day to do something cultural with your boyfriend, girlfriend, kids, family, or friends! The follow is a list of the Read more

Travel Tip: Should I Rent A Car While In LA?

Literally, I get asked this question every day. “I’m in LA! Should I rent a car?” There are many variables to this answer, by generally speaking, I say absolutely yes! If you are in LA for vacation, it only makes more sense to rent a car. The other options would be taxi a taxi, uber, Read more
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