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Where To Eat in Venice Beach, California


I’ve been living in Portland for about 3.5 months now and I am most definitely getting homesick for my friends + all the local spots I found during my time living next to Venice Beach.

Moving to a new city is HARD. Not only is it difficult to make new friends, but also discovering your local gems all over again. So for today, I made a little list of all of my favourite places to eat in Venice, California. Bookmark it for your next trip! (more…)

Where To Eat in Marina del Rey, California

Marina del Rey

Want to eat like a local?

I’ve been living in Marina del Rey for almost two years and I have a few favourite restaurants that I go to over and over again. I thought I would share my choice picks with you in case you ever find yourself in this little community next to Venice Beach.

These are definitely not the fanciest places, but more of my local favourites. Here are my favourite places to eat in and around Marina del Rey: (more…)

LA Lately


Life in LA lately – I’m really trying to put some roots down here and decided against any major travel until things get busy again in May. It’s been hard starting over in a city that you’re never in – so I’m making a point to discover as much of the city as possible…by actually being here.

First off, exercising is not really my thing – but I’m trying to make it a part of my life. I bought this kick-ass aluminum beach cruiser from Greenline Bicycles in the valley. The frame is lighter than most steel cruisers, it’s got 7-speeds and hand brakes – all for $230. I’ve been riding down to the beach more now that I finally have a bike.


I always make a point of stopping in at the Venice Beach Skate Park (above). Sunday nights are the best time for people-watching – the drum circle is going, its roller disco dance day and the skate park is always busy.  (more…)