Los Angeles: Mulholland to Malibu

I had a lot of distinctly mediocre tacos while I was in Los Angeles. By the end of the trip I was actually kind of mopey, having visited a lot of the buzziest places in town only to be disappointed by everything but the decor. Being the great friend she is, Kamilla arranged for her friend to pick us up and take…
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Los Angeles: Afternoon at LACMA

I knew Los Angeles was a city of creatives, but outside of the film industry it was never somewhere I’d associated as a destination for fine arts. Boy, was I ever wrong! The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, or LACMA for short, is a sprawling complex made up of a dozen different buildings, perfectly manicured lawns, swanky restaurants, and…
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Los Angeles: Hiking the Hollywood Hills

The weather while I was in Los Angeles was unbelievably pleasant, so Kamilla and I decided to make the most of it with a hike through the Hollywood Hills. We had an Uber take us to the other end of Griffith Park so we wouldn’t have to double back on ourselves. He dropped us off at Wonder View Trail Head, which you’ll…
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Los Angles: Venice & Santa Monica

Kamilla lives in the leafy Los Angelean town of Los Feliz, so getting to the beach is actually quite the mission. You have to leave early. Really early. If you fall prey to hitting the snooze button you’ll find yourself sitting in the dreaded gridlock for hours on end. We woke up at the crack of dawn, sleepwalked into our Uber, and…
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Los Angeles: Malibu Lagoon

I’ve been away from for a while! I’ve been busy with a couple of big life changes, but between all of that I booked a flight to Los Angeles where one of my best friends is currently living. It’s been two years since I’d seen Kamilla in the flesh, but with the wonders of modern technology we’ve remained connected. So for…
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