• Food,  Happy Hour,  Los Angeles,  Travel Diary

    Happy Hour at Testa – Downtown Los Angeles

    As I am now living in Downtown Los Angeles I have embraced the culture of Happy Hours. Both for food and drinks. I love going to new spots when the occasion lets us and my roommate Arielle is off work at 4. We decided to try out a new spot this time, testa. A modern small Italian restaurant in the middle of the South Park are of Downtown Los Angeles. We arrived around 6pm on a Friday night and the restaurant was surprisingly not busy at all. Only a few people were there enjoying the Happy Hour menu. I was only to assume that maybe many were ready to go…

  • Hollywood,  Los Angeles,  Travel Diary

    Staying at Loews Hollywood

    In the heart of Hollywood, the luxurious Loews Hollywood Hotel can be found. The 20 floor building with 628 guest rooms is adjacent to the Hollywood and Highland shopping center and even have a connecting entrance right to the shopping center. Within minutes of walking distance we also have The Dolby Theaters, TCL Chinese Theater, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Madame Tussauds and tons of shops and other attractions. It is the perfect vacation or staycation spot if you are visiting Hollywood and want to experience everything the city has to offer. Hollywood Boulevard is always crowded with tourists and entertainment. You will never get bored, that is one thing that is for sure.  …

  • San Diego,  Travel Diary

    My stay at The Pendry Hotel San Diego

      When you walk in through the tall glass doors at The Pendry you are greeted by a group of couches in front of a fireplace. It instantly feels like you are home. The Lobby is decorated in each and every corner with either tables or couches for your convenience. We checked in late on a Friday night for a weekend getaway. We chose The Pendry Hotel in San Diego because of its aesthetics and all the things it had to offer. Located in the heart of Downtown San Diego in the Gaslamp District, we knew it was the perfect spot. The Room and Hotel  The Pendry that only opened back in February…

  • Food,  San Diego,  Sponsored,  Travel Diary

    A San Diego Weekend Getaway

    Me and a friend decided to take a last minute weekend trip down to San Diego. California living definitely has its perks. Your next adventure is just a couple of hours away. From Los Angeles to downtown San Diego on a Friday night it only took us 2 hours to get there. San Diego is such a charming city. Tons of things to do and go see. During this trip we decided to stay in the Gaslamp quarter. We made it a real girls weekend and enjoyed ourselves every second of the trip. First night we got in kind of late so we decided to grab pizza from around the corner and stay…

  • Los Angeles,  Travel Diary

    A Little Bit of Love From Paris with Ladurée

    In case you already didn’t know. Ladurée opened their first West Coast location here in LA in December last year. Located at The Grove this two story bakery and restaurant stands out with it’s pastel green exteriors. Right in front of the fountain with added outdoor seating with a Parisian feel. Luxury, glamour and excitement is what I feel as I enter through the doors. Only to be greeted of a sea of macaroons and other delicious pastries. Seems as I wasn’t the only one on a Thursday to go there only for the Macaroons. Which Ladurée are famous for. The window displays were a work of art. Even walls behind the counter. Which I would imagine…

  • Sponsored,  Travel Diary

    Amazing destinations in Monterey

    Monterey is such an amazing part of California. I have only been around the area myself one time. And multiple friends has taken road trips trough the areas. There are endless things that you can see in Monterey. I am working with SeeMonterey.com today to bring you my top 5 destinations that I would love to visit. Maybe one day I will make my way by car and finally see all of these places! To learn more about Monterey County and what to see, visit See Monterey here. Big Sur / Bixby Creek Bridge Taking a road trip along the Pacific Coast highway is probably the number one on my list to…

  • Food,  Los Angeles,  Sponsored,  Travel Diary

    Visiting L.A LIVE – WP24 Rooftop Patio Bar

    This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. On the 24th floor of The Ritz Carlton Downtown Los Angeles is the WP24 restaurant located. Trough a locked door, only available for hotel guest majority of the times, is a way to a separate elevator to the 26th floor where WP24 rooftop bar is located, along with the hotels rooftop pool and lounge area. Open for the public Friday and Saturday from 6pm-9pm from June 3 to September 3, this is a must go summer spot for anyone in Los Angeles. However, if you are a hotel guest to…

  • Food,  Los Angeles,  Travel Diary

    Discover LA: Baldoria DTLA

    Newly opened restaurant Baldoria in Koreatown, DTLA offers not only an astonishing and beautifully interior. But, also food and drinks that noticeable has been carefully crafted where every little detail has been accounted for. The dishes are also meant to be shared and are therefore made in several smaller pieces. I was one of the very lucky people to get to visit them and experiencing what they had to offer. This is truly a spot for anything. Whether it is a lazy sunday brunch with your friends or for taking a drink with that cute guy you just met. (And believe me when Im saying that you WANT to show…

  • Los Angeles,  Outfit,  Style,  Travel Diary

    Travel comfortably in style

    Summer is approaching and we all know what that means. Travel time! For me living in California it is so easy to grab a few friends, take the car and go somewhere – anywhere. Road trips are the best. For one day, or for five days. It doesn’t matter. They are simply the best. Now that I have a new car I am sure that a few road trips here and there will be on the agenda and I would like to share my essential style tips, with some help from TopShop, while on the go. Always be comfortable. This I say always. If you don’t feel comfortable in what…