Sports in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a big city where a lot of people do sports every day. There are numerous things to do. You can see people running in Runyon Canyon, surf on a beach, use indoor gyms or the gym at a beach or just ride a bike. Even on the streets, you can see people …

Queen Mary ship.

On board the Queen Mary

Another beautiful sunny day was welcoming us in Los Angeles on the day we had planned to go on board the ship Queen Mary. A ship that was faster and bigger than Titanic, was elegant and classy. The rich and famous considered it as the only civilized way to travel Atlantic when the ship was …

Santa Monica Beach

What to do at a beach in Los Angeles

Beach life in Los Angeles is a real thing. Some people literally live at a beach during the hot summer days. Mostly in the Venice Beach area, though. They have tents and suitcases, some have chairs, boxes and even surfboards. They sell their paintings and some other stuff they have made. We even saw two …

Universal Studios Hollywood.

Visiting Universal Studios Hollywood

One quite memorable day for me in Los Angeles was visiting Universal City and Universal Studios Hollywood. Universal Studios Hollywood is a place where not only kids can have fun. The whole movie studio complex was like neighborhoods inspired by some movie. Each neighborhood had its own attractions and ways to have fun. We got to …

First impression of Las Vegas

Our 3-day trip to Las Vegas started on a bus ride from Los Angeles. We had bought bus tickets prior to our ride from the Internet. On the day of our travel, we went downtown and tried to find the bus station. We walked back and forth the street where the bus station supposedly was …

Venice Canal, LA.

People in Los Angeles streets

As an independent traveler, I always take time to see the streets of a city I’m in. The USA is so much different from Europe. Since this was my first trip out of Europe (In June 2018), I had many cultural shocks in the States. The structure of the streets was very clear. The streets …

Hollywood sign.

Long hikes in Los Angeles

When arriving in Los Angeles it was quite a normal weather for us, about 24 degrees Celcius (75F). Very soon the temperature started to rise. We felt that especially when going hiking. On our 3rd day in Los Angeles, we had planned to hike in Runyon Canyon, until up to Hollywood Hills. Hollywood Hills’ elevation …

The streets in London Heathrow.

Getting to Los Angeles

First of all, I am so glad we found so cheap flight tickets from Stockholm (Sweden) to Los Angeles (USA). We got return tickets for only 313€. The flights were operated by British Airways and American Airlines. Both of which were very enjoyable for us. Since we arrived at Arlanda Airport (Stockholm, Sweden) quite early, …