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Malibu & The Getty Villa | Local Adventurer Travel

M and I celebrated my birthday in Malibu with a trip to the Getty Villa and lunch at Kristi’s. We enjoyed walking around the Villa and getting a glimpse into Greek history and the view during our lunch. We also drove by a movie set on the way home! I’ve been to both the Getty and the Getty Villa and I really enjoyed visiting both....

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Chinatown Los Angeles, CA | Local Adventure Travel

For this week’s local adventure, M, my parents and I went to Chinatown Los Angeles in California. The best part of the trip? Picking up a calligraphy set and discovering my new favourite bookstore! The Los Angeles Chinatown wasn’t quite what I expected. Many of the stores were no longer open, but there were still plenty of interesting places to visit (outside of the main...

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Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, CA | Local Adventure Travel

We recently headed to Los Angeles for our most recent Local Adventure, a fun linkup hosted by Esther & Jacob, and spent a day in Little Tokyo. I had been looking forward to this trip for a few weeks and really enjoyed the afternoon. Little Tokyo musts: Try Ice Cream Mochi at Mikawaya Eat at any of the delicious restaurants Try macarons at Lette Drink...

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Cucina Enoteca | Local Adventures Travel

For this week’s local adventure linkup, we went out to lunch at Cucina Enoteca, a great restaurant at the Irvine Spectrum. It was my first time here and I really enjoyed the food; I am definitely planning on returning again soon. We went for lunch to share a cheese plate and the fig/Gorgonzola/pecan pizza which was just absolutely delicious. Our waitress was really sweet and...

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The OC Mix & Surfas | Local Adventures Travel

My mother, much like me, enjoys going to new restaurants and places and further discovering some of the exciting things our local area has to offer. A few weeks ago, she discovered Surfas, a restaurant supply store which serves wine and cheese plates as well as cooking classes. Our trip up to Costa Mesa was a bit last minute, we had other plans but had...

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Fireworks in Dana Point Harbor Travel

This year I didn’t want to miss either the 4th of July nor Bastille Day, so I decided to get a jump on our countries’ celebrations. Two years ago, my husband and I had the opportunity to go see fireworks from a boat in Dana Point Harbor and it was the best fireworks experience I have ever had. We watched the sunset from the ocean,...

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Lately in Southern California Travel

Lately in Southern California First, I have to say that I cannot believe it is April already. How are we more than a quarter of the way into the year? Second, today’s post is inspired by Postcards from Rachel. I recently discovered her “lately” posts and loved them, so I wanted to do one of my own. So here it goes! + I’ve recently discovered...

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A Trek Through California Mountains Travel

Southern California is home to several beautiful mountain ranges including the Saddleback Mountains and Mount Baldy. M and I decided to adventure through both at different times and I thought I would share some of the photos from our trek through the California Mountains. Photos from a Trek through the California Mountains



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