Articles Tagged ‘Los Angeles’

Postcard Perfect: Surfing with Dolphins in Santa Monica, California

Postcard Perfect: Surfing with Dolphins in Santa Monica, California February 9, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Just when we thought the idyllic beaches of Santa Monica couldn’t get any better, we saw this incredible shot. Just west of Los Angeles proper, Santa Monica boasts fantastic shopping (and people watching!) on the Third St. Promenade, pristine beaches, and a kitschy-cool boardwalk – making...

LA’s Famed Farmers Market Looks to Set Up Shop in LAX

LA’s Famed Farmers Market Looks to Set Up Shop in LAX March 30, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
It can definitely be hard to find something quick and healthy on the go at airports. Sometimes you just want a piece of fresh fruit to snack on instead of a slice of pizza or cheeseburger. As reported at Jaunted, the original Farmers Market has plans to set up shop in Terminal 5 of LAX where they would...

Travel Like a Local: Find the Places You’ve Never Heard Of

Travel Like a Local: Find the Places You’ve Never Heard Of August 20, 2010 | Around the World, Travel Tips | Read More
It’s that time again when we challenge our worldwide network of Local Experts to give us their most specific, über-relevant on-the-ground travel advice. It’s the Local Expert Challenge! This week, we challenged our experts to betray their local loyalties and spill the beans on some of their...

New Airport Amenities to Make Flying More Enjoyable

New Airport Amenities to Make Flying More Enjoyable August 20, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
There’s no getting around the fact that traveling has become a very big hassle. Long lines, intense security searches, random fees, and excessive amounts of time spent waiting and waiting… and waiting don’t make for an enjoyable start or end to a vacation. But a few airports are now...

On the Hunt: California’s Cougar Lairs

On the Hunt: California’s Cougar Lairs June 1, 2010 | Los Angeles, San Francisco | Read More
Tired but bright and intent, a single faded blue eye stares out from behind bleach blonde bangs. Lacquered, long lashes flit and play as the eye darts around the room, searching. Long, bony fingers topped with manicured, perfectly painted nails cradle a dirty martini. Slightly cracked foundation swirls...

Travel Like a Local: Roller Coasters on Coney Island, Rubber Duck Races in Boulder, and more

Travel Like a Local: Roller Coasters on Coney Island, Rubber Duck Races in Boulder, and more May 28, 2010 | Local Insight | Read More
The last weekend in May means sun in most places (though not Calgary, AB, where they’re expecting record snowfall. Brrr!), a road-trip and/or an extra day to do nothing at all if you’re in the US, and the warm, cuddly knowledge that summer is just around the corner. For those of you still...

Strong Turbulence Results In Broken Bones On United Flight

Strong Turbulence Results In Broken Bones On United Flight May 28, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
We all know it, yet it never makes it easier to deal with when it actually does happen. The seat belt sign flashes on, and the captain’s nonchalant voice comes on the intercom to warn passengers – the plane will soon be entering an area of potential turbulence, and would we please fasten...

On the Stencil Trail: Following Banksy Around the US

On the Stencil Trail: Following Banksy Around the US May 27, 2010 | Culture/History, Travel News | Read More
Most travelers leave a destination with souvenirs. But one US traveler has been leaving his own. Banksy, the world’s most well-known and elusive street artist, has been road-tripping around the US for the last few weeks. The Bristol native has been announcing his presence and leaving his mark in...

Olsen Twin’s Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Olsen Twin’s Plane Makes Emergency Landing May 18, 2010 | Celebrity Travel, Travel News | Read More
United Airlines Flight 27, carrying Ashley Olsen and 111 other passengers who weren’t child stars on TV’s “Full House” on Sunday night, was scheduled to fly from New York to Los Angeles, but a cockpit fire forced the pilots to make a blind emergency landing at Dulles International...

Travel Like a Local: Beer in Copenhagen, Shepard Fairey in NYC, Hiking in Lake Tahoe

Travel Like a Local: Beer in Copenhagen, Shepard Fairey in NYC, Hiking in Lake Tahoe May 7, 2010 | Local Insight | Read More
We’re one week down in May, and our Local Experts are out and about! Local Expert Julie in the Florida Keys “The Florida Keys are not within the projected impact area in official near-term forecast models.” – Latest Advisory from the Florida Keys and the Gulf Oil Spill Local...