Extended Stay America - Los Angeles - Northridge
Travel Blogs from Los Angeles
Today Mark, Martin, and I decided to head to the ocean and see what we could find at Venice Beach. Its about a twenty minute drive from where I am staying in Northridge so it was easy to get there. Once we arrived we realized it was quite a bit colder than we expected: no laying in the sun for us but we still had a bunch of fun longboarding along …
... terrible, but especially bad for Julia as a lot of her souvenirs were in that bag. Absolutely horrible way to end a trip… but wait… it gets worse… and here is where a ** Strong Language Warning ** comes into effect.
After two hours sitting in the lounge all feeling ******, it was time to go to the gate and board our flight. We picked up all our carry on and it was then that Jeff frowned and started looking ...
... apartment right off Hollywood boulevard - great location for $100 a night
Santa Monica - Airbnb studio apartment 4 blocks from the beach - $80 a night
Meals: $2 - $4
Transport: $2 for a single bus
Average Daily Spend per person: $70
Transport there for both of us: $65 bus from San Fran
Total Spend for both of us inc. Transport: $1,400
... We wondered along the harbor and found an American 50's style diner called Ruby's. This was a fun and tacky place to have dinner and the BBQ pulled pork buns with fries were to die for. We discussed our day tomorrow and although all tired, we decided to get up quite early and take bikes along the beach.
Plan made, we headed for bed.
What a fantastic day. The highlight of the tour and a great experience at Universal Studios that could never be ...
... write an entire entry on how great Marie is, but I'll try to stay on task. Marie was working when we first arrived so we headed to Santa Monica, my favorite place in LA. We went to a coffee shop before heading to the water, and lucked out with a free cup of coffee (we're pretty sure that the guy didn't know how to run the cash register so he just gave it to us.) Then Case got his first taste of the Pacific ocean! It was so specific. ...