Travel Blogs from Santa Monica, United States

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Arrived in Santa Monica!, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Arrived in Santa Monica!

A travel blog entry by sarahstrange

... part of LA Santa Monica and I am so glad to be here - as I had heard LA as a whole is not a very pretty place but Santa Monica is lovely and right on the beach! So I spent a couple of days just chilling out, winding down from my crazy time sightseeing in ...

First leg done...and we avoided the earthquake!!, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

First leg done...and we avoided the earthquake!!

A travel blog entry by pauliandcarlo

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So..... The journey went reasonably well.  6.30am start, 8.00am arrive Barajas airport Madrid.  Iberia charge for excess baggage even though we´re one bag less than we´re allowed.  Why do I hate Iberia?  Because of these kind of ...

Snowy one day perfect the next!, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Snowy one day perfect the next!

A travel blog entry by msheila

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... to go! I said I was planning on heading to Union station to buy my Amtrak ticket for next week and then taking the bus to Santa Monica. Taylor was happy to go to the beach so off we went in the car . Couldn't believe the traffic for a Sunday morning! ...

Day 23 - More sights of Los Angeles, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Day 23 - More sights of Los Angeles

A travel blog entry by springramble

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... normal.  Thank goodness we were going west on Hwy 10.  There must have been a 10 mile traffic jam going east.  We stayed in Santa Monica and went out for Mexican. Then we went to the Santa Monica Pier to see the ...

Santa Monica!, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica!

A travel blog entry by amonat

Ah, Santa Monica, land of beaches and one-way ...

Santa Monica and Downtown LA, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica and Downtown LA

A travel blog entry by vicki_richards

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... no different to rush hour on a weekday. Trip took about an hour and we arrived in a massive version of Kaiteriteri, bliss. Santa Monica is also well known for homeless people and we saw queues of them, perhaps going for breakfast or something which was ...

Life's a beach, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Life's a beach

A travel blog entry by worldofthewards

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... again. Had a bit of a work out in the gym – then had a pastry filled breakfast – best motel ever! Drove on to Santa Monica – away from the sun and into the fog. Arrived midday to the Ocean Park Inn – an okay motel. Walked to the ...

Santa Monica Cruising, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica Cruising

A travel blog entry by simoneboschetti

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... Monica from our hotel and it was nice to see a bit more of LA from the air conditioned bus (and only cost $1! bargain!). Santa Monica has a completely different atmosphere to Beverly Hills. It has more of a holiday mode feel to it, I guess being on the ...

Episode 8, Series 1 - California Dreams, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Episode 8, Series 1 - California Dreams

A travel blog entry by bound4rio

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Starring: Cirsty, Ryan, art sellers, body builders, freaks, tourists, OC residents Location shots: Santa Monica Pier,  Venice beach, Muscle beach, OC, Newport, LAXCirsty and Ryan head to the lobby for breakfast.  After grabbing 5 muffins they ...

Hello, cold and gray California!, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Hello, cold and gray California!

A travel blog entry by lenz.rebecca

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... cold, rainy Los Angeles (5 drops is like a flood here), I was actually glad to have my winter coat and scarf with me. Santa Monica was quite chilly, though that didn't keep me from going down to the Pier that very first night. The beach is always ...

LA bound, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

LA bound

A travel blog entry by kieranmurphy

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... . The traffic is stop start because of all of the red lights, so actually it took us a good number of hours to get into Santa Monica. After that I was t interested in seeing the sign or walk of fame, just have a drink, we left the hotel and turned left. ...

Santa Monica and Venice Beach..., Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica and Venice Beach...

A travel blog entry by catherinemaisey

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... i managed to see some of the lifeguards and got a sweet picture of their transport(just like in Baywatch!!!!!) Venice Beach and Santa Monica Beach aren't like NZ beaches, they are ridiculously long for starters, and not good swimming beaches, as they have ...

Travel to LA and LA city tour, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Travel to LA and LA city tour

A travel blog entry by damelzaupton

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... There were only 9 of us doing the tour and the guide was called Jeanette. She was very loud and enthusiastic! The first stop was Santa Monica pier which was only about 2 minutes away. The weather was a bit overcast (June Gloom) and Jeanette said it should ...

Pacific Park at Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Pacific Park at Santa Monica Pier

A travel blog entry by wanderingkiwi

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So, here's the thing. Josh and I are both surprisingly good at ring toss. Backing up. We arrived at Santa Monica Pier about 20 minutes before Pacific Park opened, which gave us time to wander around and check out the sights. It's an absolutely stunning ...

LA, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

LA

A travel blog entry by c4allum

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... I could say for some of the houses I saw today, infinity pools looking over LA skyline. Right now I'm sitting over looking Santa Monica beach, it's literally a perfect view! Spent ages looking for free wifi, turns out the state provide it, so I'm sitting ...

Sep 18, 2010, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Sep 18, 2010

A travel blog entry by aniasmith

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Chase's, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Chase's

A travel blog entry by wike15

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Cruised Rodeo, Got lost in the Hollywood Hills. Met Chase and had dinner and partied with him and ...

Beaches, Bikes, Bubba and Boogies, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Beaches, Bikes, Bubba and Boogies

A travel blog entry by callumsianknapp

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... , runners, rollerbladers and Segway-ers are literally everywhere, what a life. Venice is a lot more eclectic than its neighbour Santa Monica but just as amazing. By this point Sian's assistance had progressed to her helping me round the corners with what ...

Venice Beach, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Venice Beach

A travel blog entry by dasandyas

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... we stoked up with a large brunch just in case but managed the heroic feat in under an hour's stroll along the boardwalk from Santa Monica. The same mix of hobos, beatniks, flower power children, rastas, druggies, weirdos and artists was there as 13 years ...

First Day In Santa Monica, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

First Day In Santa Monica

A travel blog entry by bhogg96

... heavy traffic. I guess it is probably only 10 minutes away, Checked in and have a great balcony room overlooking the beach and Santa Monica Pier. Its quite cool about 23c. Cool at night walking about. Went for  walk through their mall that has lots ...

Jet Lag and top bunk, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Jet Lag and top bunk

A travel blog entry by dawnolivia

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... , and minutes later I was cruising through LA's lights, traffic and sirens, it was awesome! I've just had the free breakfast which opened at 7.30, now it's finally light and time to hit the town! Santa Monica baby, and I hear it's gonna be a hot ...

hollywood, Beverley hills, Santa Monica pier, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

hollywood, Beverley hills, Santa Monica pier

A travel blog entry by janicksbrown

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... on with marihuana symbols on pockets, so professional, yep spaced out people around all talking to themselves, lunch at hooters n left for santa Monica around 6pm so didn,t get to Venice beach again. Halloween is very big here n houses are all decked out ...

Headed Home, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Headed Home

A travel blog entry by washylee

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Our flight is around noon so it doesn't leave us much time to do anything in Beijing. After we checkout we head to the airport and decide to grab food there. After 18+ days of Chinese food, it's time for a change and pizza hut was quite tasty. We had a ...

Heading west..., Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Heading west...

A travel blog entry by crossingtheline

... - the whales certainly left their mark on us! We had a trip up to Pasadena to meet up with a very good friend, which was lovely. Santa Monica is, well, OK. Our hotel is great, Shutters On The Beach, and whilst the beach itself is nice, the sea is not that ...

Along the Pacific Coast Highway, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Along the Pacific Coast Highway

A travel blog entry by peter.arnold

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... and specialty shops seem to be open til around 8pm.  Don’t know whether the hours will change as we go through other states and it gets colder?  So, having said that, there is a down point to staying in supermarket car parks – ...

Day 05-4: Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Day 05-4: Santa Monica Pier

A travel blog entry by blizz

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We decided to "quickly" go to the Santa Monica Pier. It's kinda famous, but unfortunately it was about 35km away from our motel. If we had known in advance we'd probably find a hotel further along the route. Anyhow, it was fun. See the pictures! (If I ...

Flug nach Los Angeles - Santa Monica, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Flug nach Los Angeles - Santa Monica

A travel blog entry by ingridundmartin

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... Abfertigung der Fluggäste haben wir noch nie erlebt. In LA haben wir uns dann mit einem Taxi zu unserem Hotel in Santa Monica fahren lassen. Da wir seit dem Frühstück nichts mehr gegessen hatten, sind wir am Strand entlang zum Pier gelaufen und haben ...

Leaving La..., Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Leaving La...

A travel blog entry by sarahstrange

So that's it from LA and America just about! Did some final exploring today aroung Santa Monica and of course chilled out loads at the beach! Enjoyed a yummy frozen yogurt from Pinkberry which they just NEED to get in england... Looking forward to going ...

Santa Monica 31.5.-3.6., Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Santa Monica 31.5.-3.6.

A travel blog entry by nadinetravels15

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... , ich hörte die Geräusche von meinen Zimmernachbarinnen kaum und konnte gut schlafen. Ich verbrachte die Tage in dem ich mir Santa Monica mit dem Strand und dem bekannten Pier anschaute und aber immer wieder mich im Hostel ausruhte. Toll es muss ...

Joseph, Santa Monica, United States travel blog

Joseph

A travel blog entry by andrew.tyndale

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... % handicapped, so I get 10% of the full monthly pension. $401.00 a month. How can I live on that here? Not just Santa Monica, but the whole of California is expensive. That's why I'm heading for Los Vegas. Shit, I should be 80% impaired. Then I ...

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