The University of Southern California

  The University of Southern California is mostly known for its cinema school, football, the school’s rivalry with UCLA, its famous alumni, its infamous alumni, alumni connections, proximity to Hollywood, its communications school, overall athletic achievements, and for being in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. Here are some of my impressions of USC(after attending … More The University of Southern California

Sidecar Doughnuts

  With all of the countless doughnut(or donut) shops claiming to be the best, I am here to present my favorite doughnut shop of all time, Sidecar Doughnuts. When I used to work in Santa Monica I walked past the unsuspecting shop many times without paying it much notice. It was not until I attended … More Sidecar Doughnuts

The Getty Museum

Even with “June Gloom”, the Getty Museum is still enjoyable, and a beautiful property to explore. Things To Know About The Getty Museum: The Getty is an art organization involved in the conservation and research of art, while also running two art museum locations in Southern California, The Getty Museum and The Getty Villa. The … More The Getty Museum

L.A. Live

L.A. Live is a newly built, and still expanding, entertainment area in downtown Los Angeles. Most of the buildings were completed in only the last ten years with more restaurants, apartments, hotels, and attractions planned for the future. Things to Know About L.A. Live: The main attraction at L.A. Live is the Staples Center, a … More L.A. Live

Griffith Observatory

Griffith Observatory always seems to be placed in the top ten(and a lot of times first!) on multiple lists of things to do in Los Angeles, California. Many travelers, blogs, publications, magazines, and websites seem to think Griffith Observatory should be a stop you make during your time in southern California. Things To Know About … More Griffith Observatory

LA’s Arts District

When driving around the Arts District you will go from one street that looks sad and abandoned to a street filled with new apartment buildings and young families. The area is in a sort of restoration period. This can be seen throughout downtown LA as a whole, from abandoned old buildings, to the growing financial … More LA’s Arts District