Do: 1. rent a bike and ride from Venice Beach to Santa Monica 2. see a movie at Hollywood Forever Cementery 3. join the Art Walk in DTLA 4. hike up Runyon Canyon 5. attend the Grease Sing- a-long at Venice High School aka Rydell High 6. see a concert at the Walt Disney Concert… Read More 100 things to do in Los Angeles.
Travel plans: Cape Town in November I just came back from my annual trip to Portugal and I’m already planning the next trip: I’ll be going to Cape Town in November and I’m super excited. It’s my first time visiting Africa. I’m already collecting ideas on my pinterest board. If you have any suggestions –… Read More Travel plans & around the web – September 2015
Upcoming trip: Lisbon I sooo wanna have a coffee in this cafe Can’t wait to see & enjoy the view from the new terraces in Carmo Vhils created a portrait of fado singer Amalia Rodrigues in the Alfama made of traditional portuguese cobblestone – a must see for me! The rooftop bar we didn’t get to… Read More Travel plans & around the web – August 2015
During my last visit to Venice Beach I took a walk along the canals just like I did when I firt visited Venice Beach in 2012. I love the tranquillity of the neighborhood, the nature and looking at all those beautifuls houses, small or large, with different architectural styles. Most of the houses have small… Read More Los Angeles. A walk along the Venice Beach Canals. Part II
The Music Center in Downtown Los Angeles is made of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the Ahmanson Theater, the Mark Taper Forum and the Walt Disney Concert Hall. The “Peace on Earth” sculpture stands in themiddle of its main square, the Music Center Plaza. The sculpture by Jacques Lipchitz was dedicated in 1969 and is surrounded by 280 jets that… Read More Los Angeles. Music Center. Peace On Earth sculpture & fountain.
1. Take a walk along the famous Venice Beach boardwalk. Shop or dine, listen to the musicians and see the street performers: // 2. Relax at the beach, enjoy the California sun and the Pacific Ocean: // 3. Admire the street art of Venice by local artists like Rip Cronk or Jonas Never and internationally known ones such as Vhils and see some… Read More 15 things to do in Venice Beach.
The Venice Skatepark is located directly on the beach, next to the Art Walls and where the Boardwalk meets Windward Avenue.
After seeing its northern part around Traction Avenue (here’s my post about it) I wandered through the Arts Distric, along Alameda, Palmetto, Matteo and Industrial Streets. I passed lots of street art and huge murals, walked along empty streets and along many warehouses, found cute little cafes and shopped at Urban Radish Market. A huge… Read More DTLA. Arts District – Part II.
Union Station is by far one of the most beautiful train stations I’ve ever been to. From the outside it looks more like a church, surrounded by tall palm trees, but the true beauty is inside: the old waiting room with chandeliers, terracotta tiles and marble, leather seats and high windows. Union Station opened in… Read More Los Angeles. Union Station.
[Above are a few pictures of the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown LA, which I took on my first evening in LA back in March. I first visited the building in 2012 and immediately fell in love with it (especially it’s rooftop garden) and it’s still one of my favourite places in LA. It… Read More Los Angeles. Downtown. The Walt Disney Concert Hall. II.