Posts tagged local LA
Grand Central Market in Downtown L.A.

Grand Central Market is loud, colorful and lively. It's gone through a transition in the last 10 years along with the rest of downtown L.A., becoming a more polished arena of sleek neon signs and trendy eateries.

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Hike to L.A.'s Parker Mesa Overlook in Los Angeles

Two benches sit perched on a mountain facing the sea. I’ve been lucky enough to experience this on a less traveled day. It’s quiet, breathtaking, and feels so far removed from the hustle and bustle of the city below.

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Rock Climbing in Malibu Creek Canyon

There are over 120 rock climbing routes on high quality volcanic rock in Malibu Creek Canyon, and it’s considered some of the best rock climbing in Southern California. 

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A Weekend at Crystal Lake

Surprising as it may be for most people, Los Angeles is surrounded by national parks and within a 30min drive you can go off the grid and into nature for an escape from the concrete jungle. My friend Rachel and I headed to Crystal Lake in the San Gabriel mountains on a sunny October weekend to unwind.

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