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LA Adventure Specialist - 1:30 29 April 2010

Los Angeles Van Tours

Every year my family has a reunion at a different city around the country. Past locales include Miami, Boston and Philadelphia, but this year we wanted to venture out to the West Coast, so we came to a consensus on Los Angeles. Since none of us had ever been there, it was a joint venture to find accommodations and various activities to keep us entertained over the four-day weekend.

I was put in charge of the entertainment for Sunday, and since none of us had ever been to the city, I felt like a tour was in order. The only problem was that many companies didn’t have the means to accommodate our extensive family. Luckily, I was able to find an outfit that offered Los Angeles van tours, so we were all able take in the main attractions that LA has to offer.

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LA Adventure Specialist - 11:11 1 November 2009

The Best Wax Figure Interaction!

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If you have not been to a Madame Tussauds wax museum yet, you simply have to check one out. I recently visited the new Hollywood location, and while I have heard many great things about the figures, I did not attend with high expectations. As you roam the museum you may have have the slightest apprehension as you approach each figure slowly and your logic tells you it is a wax figure, but at the same time you swear it is about to reach out and shake your hand.

Perhaps the coolest part of of the visit is the photos that are encouraged. In fact, many of the figures have different pieces of clothing you can put on “to blend.” Located amongst what may be the hub for ” tour vans Los Angeles ” take a stroll @ 6933 Hollywood Blvd Hollywood, CA 90028 (323) 798-1670

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LA Adventure Specialist - 11:11 15 October 2009

Cat in a Cab

dsc_0197 If you live in LA, the phrase, “Now I have seen it all” should never depart your lips. In fact I have embraced the fun things I encounter on a daily basis as the most enjoyable aspect of being a local!

Seriously, when will I ever see a cat lounging in the back of a cab again? While I enjoy being in a Los Angeles helicopter and flying around above traffic, there are certain sights that only can be see on the ground and in the right place at the right time. I would not make a good paparazzi!

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LA Adventure Specialist - 11:11 14 October 2009

Cupcakes: Beverly Hills Style!

sprinklesThere is a line that forms daily on Little Santa Monica Blvd. in Beverly Hills, CA. Sweet cakey goodness like no other is what makes Sprinkles so special. I always gravitate back toward the Red Velvet Cup Cake; but there is simply no way to go wrong.

Do not let the line outside the door intimidate you. There is very little standing room inside the front door and it creates the illusion that the line is longer than it is. I have never waited more than 20 minutes, which is worth every second if you have to. Enjoy them fresh! The perfect guilty pleasure before or after star tours Hollywood. Sprinkles Beverly Hills is located @ 9635 Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. (310) 274-8765

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LA Adventure Specialist - 11:11 11 October 2009

Brother Klaus Puck

puckPrior to a Clippers game, I was finally able to try Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill, at LA LIVE downtown, and loved every aspect of it. The restaurant is masterfully designed by Tony Chu, serving excellent food from chefs John Lechleidner and Dustin Lewandowski.

Wolfgang’s Bar & Grill showcases his signature comfort food with a variety of inventive dishes drawing inspiration from his renowned fine dining restaurants ranging in price to accommodate varying budgets. The restaurant offers creative salads, wood-oven baked pizzas, handmade pastas, enticing entrees and meats grilled over hard wood. If you are planning to tour Los Angeles, dining here will allow you to blend right in as a “Los Angelenos.” Also, if you happen to notice a family resemblance with the General Manager, Wolfgang’s brother Klaus Puck is partner and manager! 800 W Olympic Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90015 – (213) 748-9700

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LA Adventure Specialist - 11:11 10 October 2009

The Malibu Country Mart

pb2The Malibu Country Mart encompasses 6 acres of land in the heart of the Malibu Civic Center and comprises approximately 82,000 square feet of high-end retail, dining, and service providers. Its buildings are a mix of architectural styles, displaying Spanish, Mediterranean, modern, and rustic influences. Other features of the property include unique gardens and sculptures, outdoor dining and picnic areas, and a children’s playground.

Because of its high end retailers, the Malibu Country Mart has been a destination for the famous and the well heeled who inhabit the beachfront property west of Los Angeles, and a hidden gem for Los Angeles tours. The Malibu Civic Center area is the primary local gathering place, known for being frequented by locals and tourists, alike. To the city’s bemoan the area has also become an increasingly popular venue for paparazzi hoping to catch a glimpse of local celebrities, like Pierce Brosnan and his sons. Definitely stop by The Malibu Country Mart @ 3835 Cross Creek Rd Malibu, CA 90265 / (310) 456-6226

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LA Adventure Specialist - 11:11 9 October 2009

It’s a Wrap

showroomThis is the only company on the planet that offers the general public the opportunity to purchase actual wardrobe and props from movie and TV sets for sale in 2 fabulous retail stores. The folks from “It’s a Wrap” pick up wardrobe and props off the sets or out of the wardrobe or prop departments of major motion picture studios and independent production companies. Shoppers have the unique and special opportunity to purchase an item from a film or TV show-movie history can hang in your closet or decorate your home! The studios buy all types of clothing to dress the character from a movie or TV show.

It’s a Wrap sells designer labels such as Giorgio Armani, Donna Karan, Calvin Klein, Thierry Mugler, Anne Klein, Barney’s, Romeo Gigli, Escada, Prada, Hugo Boss, Canali, Ralph Lauren, Tahari, Nicole Miller, Ellen Tracy, Carroll and Company, St. John, Bagley Mishka, Jean Paul Gaultier, Gianfranco Ferre, Yves St. Laurent, Anna Sui, Betsy Johnson, Product, Versace, Moschino, Chanel, Ann Taylor, DKNY, Dana Buchman, Banana Republic, Gap and more!!! Most items in their stores are priced at 35% to 95% OFF retail price! I have often thought of opening my own kind of store called “tour vans Los Angeles” dedicated to selling the piles of designer clothing left behind on tours; but I have an excellent track record of tracking down my clients and returning their forgotten articles. Celebs dig “It’s a wrap too! Their customers include Gena Davis, Drew Barrymore, The Olsen Twins, Shirley MacLaine, John Tesh, Anthony Hopkins, Joe Mantegna, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Brittany Murphy, David Arquette, Patricia Arquette, Shannen Doherty, Angela Bassett, Shelley Michelle, Mark Harmon, Mario Lopez, Nicole Eggert, Margaret Scarborough… and more. I am telling you……..add this to your list, because this place is simply the coolest! 3315 W. Magnolia Blvd. Burbank, CA 91505(818) 567-7366 or 1164 S. Robertson Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90035 (310) 246-WRAP (9727)

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