Day 3 in L.A.: “Wait, why is the sun rising over there?”

After waking up bright and early that morning, we decided to rush over to see the sunrise at Manhattan beach, on a whim. That all would’ve been fine and dandy, if the sun wasn’t rising in the opposite direction of the ocean.  Oopsie…  Still beautiful, of course, though! And we got to see the surfers … More Day 3 in L.A.: “Wait, why is the sun rising over there?”

Day 2 in L.A.: “I’m scared to go anywhere yet. Isn’t it rush hour.”

With a light breeze blowing outside, we enjoyed our morning lounging on the patio of our little cottage, awaiting the end of rush hour traffic.  Then it was time to get dolled up for our first full day in L.A.  #OOTD       We started out the day with some Japanese food at Santouka in the … More Day 2 in L.A.: “I’m scared to go anywhere yet. Isn’t it rush hour.”

Day 1: “Everyone’s so nice here…well, so far at least”

We made it to the “City of Angels”!  And, besides some rental car drama, our trip went down without a hitch.  The airport personnel were pleasant and super helpful at BWI (and at 5:30AM in the morning no less).  We got to LAX an hour early. I didn’t have a panic attack from the turbulence … More Day 1: “Everyone’s so nice here…well, so far at least”

9 Days in L.A.

A fabulous best friend + A joint2 craving for travel & adventure = A birthday surprise: all-expense paid trip to Los Angeles, California Who’d a thunk it? So, if you haven’t guessed already, I’m pretty blessed and lucky to have a friend like, Katrina. And, in two days time, we’ll be hopping on a plane (scarfing down … More 9 Days in L.A.

Thinking About Visiting Madrid? Here Are 5 Tips That Might Help!

This post is one that I’ve wanted to write for months now and I finally got the chance this past week. In June, my aunt, cousin, and I went to Madrid for a 4-day side trip while we were on vacation in Scotland.  Overall, it was an awesome experience, but I can’t say that I … More Thinking About Visiting Madrid? Here Are 5 Tips That Might Help!

“It’s genie-us”: A Broadway Show Review

**** Surrounded by the blindingly bright lights of Times Square, we entered the line for the final hurrah of our long day in New York. Adults and children alike filled the space with excited chatter, some even singing verses from the classic Disney movie, in anticipation. Overhead hung a banner that read, “It’s genie-us,” a … More “It’s genie-us”: A Broadway Show Review