Exploring With Visitors – July 2017

July has been a good month! We enjoyed a weekend at Newport and Laguna Beach, then spent a weekend a little closer to home with a trip to Downtown LA. Then from the middle of the month we’ve had my brother and my niece to stay. They left yesterday and the house feels very quiet today. Continue reading “Exploring With Visitors – July 2017”

DTLA: Grand Central Market & The Last Bookstore

Can you believe we had never been to Downtown LA? We’ve lived here 10 months now and never been, and even when we did our West Coast road trip 5 years ago we spent 5 days in the LA area and didn’t go. We’ve done Hollywood, Griffith Park, Getty Center, Santa Monica and other beaches, but not downtown LA. So last Sunday afternoon, we decided to head out to explore for a couple of hours.

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A Weekend in The OC

We’re really trying to make the most of our summer here in California as it could be our only one. Kristian was back in the UK at the end of June so I decided to book a nice weekend away for when he got back. As summer is well and truly here (hello 42 degrees) we planned a weekend at the coast.

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