Posts Tagged ‘LA tours’

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LA Adventure Specialist - 6:49 9 March 2017

The Tour Story: No panties. No wall. No bad photos.

Famed photographer Timothy Fielding shares a unique story and photo tips with Tony Riccio, owner of Elite Adventure Tours of Los Angeles.

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LA Adventure Specialist - 3:54 24 November 2011

Los Angeles…Diversity At It’s Best

When it comes to Los Angeles it is not a matter what to do but where to begin. There is so much to do that it can seem pretty overwhelming. For such a condensed area it has so much to offer. The choices are endless.

Los Angeles tour plans can include amusement parks, architectural landmarks, art museums and galleries. You can not forget about the beaches and of course the shopping. There are so many different things to partake in. It really all depends on what you want to do. Los Angeles is a region of great diversity. You can’t forget about all of the culinary delights that are available as well.

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LA Adventure Specialist - 2:02 21 June 2011

On The Look Out For Celebrities

Los Angeles is the home of many celebrities new generation and seasoned. L.A is a popular hot spot if you want to vacation, where you might have a chance to see somebody famous. Tourists come from all over the world just in hopes to get a glimpse of their favorite celebrity. Due to this fact, L.A has customized them to benefit from this type of obsession.

When you go to L.A in hopes to see your favorite actress or actor, you can look into Los Angeles tour plans. There are so many to choose from that will fit whatever scene you are trying to see. You can take an all day bus tour looking at celebrity homes taking pictures. It can be a very entertaining tour and who knows you might get a glimpse of Jennifer Anniston pulling weeds.

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LA Adventure Specialist - 2:21 10 May 2011

A New Kind Of Way To See The City

A Segway Pt is a two wheeled, self balancing electric vehicle. You can see police offers using these types of vehicles more and more on the busy side walks to maintain order. They are also used at some theme parks by visitors and employees. They are becoming more popular.

The more popular way that these machines are used is on tours. When you’re vacationing on a busy street area, like Los Angeles, these types of machines are great to take on tour. Segway Tours Los Angeles is a great way to view the city. It eliminates having to sit in a high volume of traffic that Los Angeles is known for.

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LA Adventure Specialist - 2:43 2 May 2011

An LA Tour

Los Angeles, California is one of the most exciting cities to tour in the United States. As a small-town farm girl who grew up just outside of Kansas City, Kansas, all I knew about life was cows, horses, pigs, sheep and tractors before I mad my very first venture to the west coast. 

I traveled out to California one summer with my sister, Kelly, to visit our pen pal Sally in LA. Sally took us all around town on one of those Los Angeles sightseeing tours that tours the homes of celebrities and other famous landmarks around the city. We spent two full weeks with Sally, soaking up the sun and the city life before returning to our rural way of life. That was one amazing vacation!

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LA Adventure Specialist - 8:30 1 November 2010

Wall of Fame

Elvis was one of the most successful dabblers of all time. His music ran the gamut of musical genres – from gospel to the blues, country to straight-up rock ‘n’ roll – and he conquered them all. In the 1950s and ’60s especially, you could barely change the radio station without running across a classic from the King. Elvis welcomed a challenge, eventually branching out into acting work in Hollywood movies.

Even in death, the King’s image in omnipresent. You can find his mug on stamps, velvet pictures, and yes, even mugs. Even during tours of Los Angeles, you’re bound to see remnants of the King, especially his star on the Walk of Fame. Elvis posters are a particularly celebrated piece of memorabilia, as they celebrate the pride of Tupelo, Mississippi in a number of striking poses. These posters capture Elvis in his glory days as a sex symbol and his more mature years as a successful lounge singer.

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LA Adventure Specialist - 10:28 18 October 2010

Bounty of the Pacific

When you think of seafood, your mind might settle upon Boston clam chowder or perhaps Maine lobster. But don’t forget about the wealth of delicious seafood that is routinely captured along the Pacific coast. Dungeness crab season begins in November in parts of California, and it runs well into the winter as you travel farther north. During a recent trip to California, I went on a couple of Hollywood tours, and during one we enjoyed some delicious crab while learning how to prepare one on our own:

Steam or boil the crab approximately eight minutes for every pound. Place the lid over the pot at an angle so that some steam can escape. Rinse the crab under cool water and break the apron off the shell. Next, remove and discard the carapace – along with any guts clinging to it – and the gills. Rinse once more, this time leaving behind only the shell and the succulent meat inside. You might choose to serve it as a half-crab.

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LA Adventure Specialist - 4:08 16 September 2010

Elvis in Hollywood

During his time in the limelight, Elvis wore many professional hats. He was known, of course, for his various concerts, performances, and albums, but he also more than dabbled in film. To that end, Elvis made his film debut in 1956 with the musical “Love Me Tender.” Proving marketable, the majority of Elvis’s movies would be musical in nature. Many were also comedies, including some of the better known titles such as “Loving You” and “Blue Hawaii.”

Films such as “Jailhouse Rock” were more dramatic, but like tried and true Elvis movies, they had their musical interludes. During his parallel film career, Elvis took to the screen twice in non-musical roles. This was for the films “Flaming Star” and “Charro.” Film roles that Elvis was offered but ultimately declined included the male lead in “A Star is Born,” the lead in “West Side Story,” and the role that ultimately went to Jon Voight in “Midnight Cowboy.” Now when you take a Hollywood tour, you can see Elvis’s star with other greats on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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LA Adventure Specialist - 10:56 26 August 2010

Embracing the West Coast Lifestyle

When my husband and I moved to Los Angeles, we immediately noticed that people do things a bit differently on the West Coast. The first thing that struck us was the casualness – I don’t think I’ve seen a single person at work wearing a suit or even khakis. Negotiating all the traffic on the Santa Monica Freeway has been a sobering experience to say the least, but for the most part we’ve adapted quickly.

I particularly like the fact that people in L.A. are so health-conscious. I had never so much as tasted tofu before moving out here, and now it’s one of my favorite garnishes. All of our friends back in Boston were intrigued by our new way of life, and many of them have made the trip out here to see how we’re doing. We love taking them around the city and usually make reservations for LA helicopter tours one day so we don’t have to battle the traffic.

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LA Adventure Specialist - 10:56 12 August 2010

Acclimating to LA

When I visited Europe in college, I was completely prepared for the culture shock that ensued. After all, it’s not fair to expect the residents of a foreign country to speak my language and conform to my cultural expectations. However, I was taken unawares when my husband and I moved to California. It really is true what they say: the West Coast of America is unlike any other place within our borders.

While it took some getting used to at first, we soon fell into the trappings of the L.A. lifestyle. During our first weeks in the city, we took a couple of LA guided tours to get acquainted with our surroundings. Since we’ve settled in, we’ve explored acupuncture, started doing yoga and generally adopted a healthier way of living. I still haven’t fully embraced the idea of spending so much time in bumper-to-bumper traffic on the way to work each morning, but you’ve got to take the good with the bad.

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