Travel Blogs from Santa Barbara
... every time I spend money, I receive a "transaction alert" email telling me how much I spent, where I spent it and how much I have left. And I'm earning points. Well done Ric************. Dinner was served at 5 pm and even though that's very early, I was hungry so off we went. I had salmon. This time we sat with a couple from LA - the man worked for Boeing and his wife was an artist that didn't make any money - probably like most artists. He gave ...
Woke up in plush suite at the Fess Parker and ate ludicrously expensive breakfast (Clara's share cost approximately $20 for one mini croissant...). Clarrie still a little under the weather but cheered up once we discovered the bicycle surreys to rent outside the hotel. Cycled down to Stearns Wharf and found somewhere to hire wetsuits for me and Phoebe and a ...
Before we left Los Angeles, Mum wanted to show us the mega DIY store 'The Home Depot' that she dealt with when she was at Thames Timber. Although the store we found not far from our hotel was quite small by Home Depot standards, we were still blown away by the aisles and aisles of DIY gear - makes Mitre 10 Mega look like a puppy.
Dad and I were keen to check out the outdoor store REI in Santa Monica. Turns out Stella loved it as much as we did. We were ...
... are staying, we want to test out the drinks-for-free-as-long-as-you're-gambl ing. Sure enough, if you put money into a machine, even if you just sit there, a waitress will bring you drinks (anything you like, including cocktails) and all you do is tip her. Cheapest drinks ever. We have 1 drink here and discover we are both **** at poker machines, not really understanding how they work.
We walk up to the strip and even though we are only 3 ...
Left for LA around 10:30 in the morning. Heavy traffic all the way down, but once we arrived at LAX check in was super smooth. We have some pretty heavy bags, and I had been worried about going through security with industrial sized batteries...but, everything worked out ok. We flew out on a big ol' Lufthansa 747--Big American made plane with German pilots= ...
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