Santa Monica. Bergamot Station and the Santa Monica Museum of Art.

The Bergamot Station in Santa Monica is the largest art gallery and cultural complex in Southern California. The former rail depot hosts about 30 galleries, a cafè, some shops and the Santa Monica Museum of Art. About the history of the Bergamot Station: “Bergamot Station is the historical name for the site on which the gallery complex … More Santa Monica. Bergamot Station and the Santa Monica Museum of Art.

Venice Beach. A walk along Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

Abott Kinney Boulevard is one of the hippest streets in Los Angeles and the perfect spot for (window-) shopping, people watching and dining in Venice Beach. “In 1990, West Washington was renamed to Abbot Kinney, after the man who built the Venice Canals. Throughout the years it has been developed by the diligence of the … More Venice Beach. A walk along Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

Marina del Rey / Venice Beach. A walk along the Ballona Lagoon.

On my second day in Venice Beach I walked along the beach from the Venice Beach Pier towards Marina del Rey. At the end of the beach you’ll get to the Ballona Creek and the opening of the huge Marina of Del Rey. For my walk back to Venice I chose the walkway along the … More Marina del Rey / Venice Beach. A walk along the Ballona Lagoon.

Los Angeles. 10 pieces of the Berlin Wall on Wilshire Boulevard.

10 pieces of the Berlin Wall – the longest segment of the wall outside of Berlin- are standing on the lawn at 5900 Wilshire Boulevard, right in front of the main entrance of LACMA. Those pieces are painted by Thierry Noir, Birmer, Kent Twitchell, Farrah Karapetian and Marie Astrid Gonzales and are part of the … More Los Angeles. 10 pieces of the Berlin Wall on Wilshire Boulevard.