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A Quick Guide to LA

Travel Nov 1, 2016

By: Geneva V

A recent whirlwind trip to LA saw me dipping my toes into this amazing, huge, virtually unfathomable city. Now let me say to start, 4 days is just not enough in such a diverse and enormous city, but armed with a few tips from local friends, I definitely gave it a good shot! This is definitely a very quick guide, but i wanted to share with you the things I did and liked this time around. Enjoy!

Stay

I stayed at The Line hotel which was great (although v noisy in the lower levels), but would also look about staying at The Ace, The Standard and even The Beverley Hills hotel (if I felt like splashing out on a bit of old school glamour).

See/Do/Shop

Head to The Broad gallery (make sure to head there early or buy tickets).

Hike up to the Griffith Observatory (uber down).

Spend a day in Silverlake – there are about 4-5 blocks along Sunset Blvd in Silver Lake, with lots of great cafes, restaurants and shops including Intelligensia, Night Market + Song and Squirl for eats and ReForm School, Mohawk General Store and Clare Vivier.

Check out the store Alchemy Works  (they have a taco tuck 10 – 2 on Friday’s)

Buy all the dresses at the Reformation store.

Have a window show at The Apartment by The Line.

Get your nails did at gorgeous salon Olive & June.

Eat/Drink

Have dinner/rooftop drinks at The Ace.

Have a delicious breakfast at Squirl, don’t leave without buying some of their famous jam.

Head to Egg Slut in Grand Central Market – lots of other amazing places to eat here too.

Have a healthy lunch at Cafe Gratitude.

Wander the shops on Abbott Kinney  (a street in Venice), stopping by Salt & Straw and having dinner at Gjelina’s, if you can get in!

 

Good to Know

You’re going to need to either hire a car or get well acquainted with your uber app.

Californication.

Venice.

*that pink wall*

Love.

The simple sandals and the ultimate simple outfit.

Tourist to 100 in under 30 seconds.

The Apartment by The Line.

Made it to in LA

Alfred Tea Rooms.

Evening ombre in Venice.

On set.

Avenues of palms everywhere, cant help but snap.

Minimalst magic

Dropping in at Reformation, love the palette!

Golden Hour in Venice Beach.

Ultimate bathroom line up at The Line.

Breakfast at Squirl (yaaaas)

One last pic of the commissary 🙂

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