hiking in Escondido Falls

Hiking in Escondido Falls is one my favorite things to do in Southern California. Whenever I need to clear my head, I make the journey to go hiking on this trail to get away from the city. I enjoy putting on my favorite playlist that I created for drives to Malibu and cruising down PCH to clear my head. The entire excursion is about 4 miles round trip and takes around 1 to 2 hours to finish. Escondido Falls is located in Malibu and sits high in the Santa Monica Mountains. Upon arriving, you turn right onto Winding Way and spot the small parking lotRead More →

Los Angeles Summertime Bucket List

The weather in Los Angeles is starting to warm up and the first day of summer is slowly approaching. This means it’s the season for being adventurous and trying new things. If you need some unique ideas of what to do this summer we have curated the perfect Los Angeles Summertime Bucket List so you don’t waste a second of this beautiful season. From day trips, to local events, and things to make (and eat), our list has 25 ideas that will guarantee a busy 3 months! It’s time to bring out your summer wardrobe and let your hair down because this is about toRead More →

5 Fun Things To Do With Your Friends in LA

There are times when you just need quality time with your friends. Los Angeles provides a wide spectrum of fun activities and adventures, aside from your traditional ideas like strolling The Grove, or hitting up a Hollywood nightclub. Whether these experiences are indoors our outdoors, they’re bound to be entertaining for you and your friends. Read ahead to discover 5 fun things to do with your friends in LA when brunch and shopping just aren’t cutting it anymore. Malibu Wine Safari Image via Malibu Wine Safari is an experience like no other. The safari tour allows you to explore scenic views of Malibu and theRead More →

howl at the moon hollywood

In February, Howl at the Moon Hollywood hosted a special event that I attended and I want to share my experience with all of our readers here at A Girl in LA. It was such an amazing night full of jaw-dropping entertainment, dancing, and delicious drinks. Howl at the Moon is such a unique hangout, nothing like I’d ever experienced before. You’ll love every aspect of this piano bar and nightclub. Read on, and learn how you can win your own special night at this crazy and cool little spot in LA. You can follow @howlhollywood to see all the fun my friends and IRead More →

Instagrammable Places in Los Angeles

LA and photography go hand-in-hand. We live in an area with some of the most breathtaking scenery and architecture, and there’s always something new opening up. We chose 10 up-and-coming Instagrammable places in Los Angeles that you’re going to want to visit. Some have been here for a while but may have fallen off your radar, and the others are brand new and ready to be photographed. Judging by the sneak peaks below, we know that won’t be hard to achieve. Milk Bar Image via The beloved New York City Milk Bar is coming to Los Angeles. Famous for their confetti cakes and pastel decor,Read More →

Los Angeles Spring Bucket List

Hello to all the girls who live in LA! Spring has sprung. What is a girl to do in one of the most fun cities out there? Well the obvious is clear: go hang out at the beach, go for a hike, visit a theme park, and the like. But here we have compiled a list of 25 super fun things that may have fallen off your radar; events and activities, and even some fun at-home suggestions to have you celebrating the season the right way. Here is your Los Angeles Spring Bucket List that will have you busy through the month of May. VisitRead More →

SaunaBar LA

Last weekend A Girl in LA was invited to check out SaunaBar LA, Holistic Weight Loss and Detox. So we headed to Brentwood to see what all the hype was about. Before we went, we booked our appointment with Jourdan (the director), who was extremely informative and explained all the services that SaunaBar LA offered. We ultimately decided to try the infrared sauna. What is an Infrared Sauna and What Does it Do? Every day our bodies accumulate toxins that affect our energy levels, weigh us down and make us feel tired. With regular use of infrared sauna, you can remove these toxins. SaunaBar LA offers “fullRead More →

Fun Things To Do in LA This Winter

Ah, Winter: snowfall, shivering-cold weather, snowmen and snow angels… okay so winter in California may not offer your average white, winter-wonderland, but there are still plenty of fun, chic places to visit and things to do in always-sunny Los Angeles! So grab some friends and let me plan you an exciting day out in the city! Here are five fun things to do in LA this winter with your besties! Breakfast and Mimosas at the BBCM Cafe  Image: The Hollywood Home  What better way to start off your girls day than with a hot, yummy breakfast and some bubbly? The Butcher, The Baker, The Cappuccino MakerRead More →

spending a day in long beach

No matter where you live in Los Angeles, everyone can use a little adventure in their life. I’m going to show you how spending a day in Long Beach is the optimum staycation. One of the beauties about living in LA is being able to explore so many different parts of the city and all it has to offer. Long Beach is a city right outside of LA, still within the Los Angeles County lines. I’m lucky enough to call this sweet beach town my home, and every day I find something more that I love about it. Whether it’s enjoying a coffee at oneRead More →

los angeles winter bucket list

Winter has finally arrived here in Southern California! We may not get the white Christmas that we’ve always dreamed of, but there’s still plenty to do and see. We searched for the top rated and newest events happening this season and created the ultimate Los Angeles Winter Bucket List. Think of it as your official guide for unique things to do this Christmas season and all through the winter. When the weather temperature drops, you’re now out of excuses to sit home and binge watch Netflix. -December- Source: TimeOut Ice Skating has gotten way cooler at Ice at Santa Monica. With an 8,000 square-feet ofRead More →