Jetsetting

The City of Avalon – Catalina Island | Discovering California

As born and raised Southern Californians, we locals always knew about Catalina Island. Even throughout elementary school in the city of Glendale, we all looked forward to the 6th grade when we would spend a weekend at Catalina's Camp Fox. This little island, which is just 22 miles from mainland Los Angeles, has been a… Continue reading The City of Avalon – Catalina Island | Discovering California

Global Dining

Musso & Frank Grill | A Hollywood Legend

In a city where they say anything over 40 is old, Musso & Frank Grill seems to be the great grandfathers of L.A. restaurants. This place is legendary with plenty of A-Lister history from Hollywood's golden age. Musso & Frank still stands even after many iconic Hollywood restaurants, such as the Brown Derby, have sadly… Continue reading Musso & Frank Grill | A Hollywood Legend

U.S. National Parks, USA Travel

The Watts Towers of Simon Rodia – State Historic Park | Exploring Los Angeles, California

The first time I read about Watts Towers, I was in grade school and living in Glendale, which is a suburb of Los Angeles. Even at a young age I was intrigued by this public art work display, and the artist behind it, Simon Rodia. Although I am not an artist, I have always had… Continue reading The Watts Towers of Simon Rodia – State Historic Park | Exploring Los Angeles, California