I decided to go to LA for a couple days to get away from New York and also visit a very close friend of mine. Here are a few photos of my trip/places I recommend for you to go ♡ For all you foodies, this one is here for you. I went a bit wild with the food this time. hehe
Melrose Trading Post ♡
Meet one of my closest friends Victoria ♡ She is currently living in LA and I am so happy I got to visit her and have her show me around. Thank you for everything Vic, love u.
The Melrose Trading Post is like the LA version of the Brooklyn Flea Market (but better).
I bought the shades I am wearing in the photo at The Melrose Trading Post. Aren’t they so cute? 🙂
They had the cutest little stands/tents. Look at this cute little van too ♡ I enjoy going to flea markets and I think The Melrose Trading Post is one of my favorite flea markets I have been too.
Gracias Madre ♡
Vic took me to the cutest Organic/Vegan Mexican restaurant called Gracias Madre. Which is the sister restaurant of Cafe Gratitude (which I didn’t get the chance to go to this time).
I had a yummy Michelada 😛
Gracias Madre serves farm fresh, locally sourced, organic and vegan food. If you have the chance to go, you gotta go 🙂
I have never had the chance to visit Malibu!! So happy I got to visit this time. It was such a peaceful, quiet place.
Happy I got to spend time by the beach ♡
For those of you who saw my instagram story saw that I was looking for the Grace & Frankie house there. I was never able to find it 😦 but apparently the house is located in Malibu. If you are able to go and find it, let me know! 🙂
Little Tokyo is such a fun place to go to for yummy Japanese food and also for Japanese snacks, face masks and more 😀
Here are two restaurants we went to, I recommend both. 😀
Marugame Monzo (Udon)
I decided to be a little adventurous and I tried the udon carbonaro (a combination of Japanese and Italian food). I guess if I were a food i’d be udon carbonara….? lol I wouldn’t mind 😛 It was sooo good. I know it sounds weird but it was sooo creamy and full of flavor.
For the other half of my trip I stayed with my friends Aaron and Eilidh and they were kind enough to show us around and drive us around. Unfortunately, we only took this photo of us together. Thank you for everything Aaron and Eilidh!!
I have always wanted to go to Runyon Canyon. Yes, this is the very famous hiking spot where you can spot lots of celebrities. (No we didn’t see any this time lol).
Runyon is such a beautiful place to go to get a little exercise in. LA is great because you are still in a city but can be immersed in nature in just a few minutes.
Also, if you are looking for a place to get a good view of LA…Runyon is the place 🙂
My Little Dumpling ♡
Vic took me to the cutest Dim Sum Restaurant. The photos speak for itself.
This is the perfect place to go for an intimate dinner with drinks and plates to share with friends.
We later had gelato at Gelateria Uli, it is walking distance from My Little Dumpling. So if you are looking for a good gelateria with unique flavors this is the place to go. I had the thai iced tea and lavender.
I met with so many other friends that I didn’t get to take any photos with or of 😦
During this trip I felt really loved and made so many great memories.
Thankful for life, my friends, for Peri Chan, for being able to travel, to make new experiences and also for you. Thank you for reading this blog post all the way through.♡
What places do you recommend I go the next time I am in LA?
Let me know 🙂
With lots and lots and lots of love,