Los Angeles, aka the city of Angels. This town isn’t referred to as 'La La Land’ for nothing; it’s pretty much the city where dreams are made, and with a trip to LA, your dreams can be made too. With a distinctly Latin flavour paired with the super-cool west coast laid back vibes, it’s impossible not to fall in love with this larger-than-life city instantly. After all, why envy LA's cushy citizens when they're more than happy to share a slice of their blissful sun-soaked Cali lifestyle with anyone willing to take the tour?
LA is the city where mother nature is herself a resident alongside everyone else. Here, houses back onto sun-bleached beaches and sunsets will have you wondering if you’re in a movie. Take a stroll along the Hollywood Walk of Fame, get stars in your eyes at the Griffith Observatory or go potter-tastic at Universal Studios. However you spend your time, a Los Angeles Tour will have you hooked. LA’s most prominent characteristic? It’s undeniable creative scene; a whirlpool of representation from the emerging sub-cultures of edgy art scenes to the very forefront of Hollywood’s esteemed glamour, all living comfortably side by side to the backdrop of the unique urban architecture. Most prominently, LA is an Instagrammers paradise - nowhere else will give you breathtaking hiking views, marble mansions and straight-up palm tree travel porn all in the same neighbourhood.
When it comes to food, LA simply doesn’t identify with the word ‘scarcity’. Known for its food trucks and markets, Asian twists and Latin flavours, the city’s food scene will give you everything from quirky food combinations to Californian twists on Latin classics. With restaurants and food markets inundated with plant-based eats and otherworldly creations, this is Cali cuisine at its finest. If you ever eat too much, don’t worry - you can always work it off at the city’s active Venice Beach. While the sun sets over this gorgeous city, sat with a scrumptious margarita with a stomach full of tacos, you’ll have to pinch yourself to double check that this is real life, and not a movie.
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Beer connoisseurs (and enthusiasts) this is the festival for you. Lovers of the USA’s all-time fave beverage turn it out every year in the city, offering visitors over 200 different types of both US and international beer. Beer snacks are of course also in abundance (think hot dogs and burgers).
Whether you’re dying to get to know the city from the inside out or simply fancy a super-fun day out, these museums are an essential part of the LA experience, especially since LA’s museums are part of its appeal. After all, what is travel without opening your mind to an entirely new culture?