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

The Paley Center for Media (The Mindy Project Exhibit)

  The Paley Center is most known for putting on the PaleyFest twice a year, once in New York and once in Los Angeles. Besides their two big events, the Paley Center for Media, located in Beverly Hills, also has regular exhibits for different popular television shows. Currently they are running an exhibit until October … More The Paley Center for Media (The Mindy Project Exhibit)

Georgetown Cupcakes

I like to see myself as a cupcake connoisseur(based only on the fact I like to watch Cupcake Wars and I eat a lot of cupcakes), and from the many different cupcakes I have tasted, Georgetown Cupcakes is currently my favorite. The first Georgetown Cupcakes location was opened in Georgetown in 2008, and the co-owners … More Georgetown Cupcakes

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

The Grammy Museum

  The Grammy Museum is tucked away between the tall buildings at L.A. Live, and you could easily miss it. The Grammy Museum may not get much attention compared to some of the other museums in Los Angeles, but it is an entertaining museum that would be worth your time. The focus of the museum … More The Grammy 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

Salt & Straw

  While Salt & Straw is originally based in Portland, Oregon, it really fits in with the LA foodie crowd. There are currently four locations in Portland, five locations in Los Angeles, and “coming soon” locations in San Francisco. Salt & Straw is primarily a gourmet ice cream shop. I definitely think the ice cream … More Salt & Straw

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