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48 Hours in Los Angeles

48 Hours in Los Angeles

I feel like LA was the last major US city to cross off my list. It’s one that I’ve wanted to visit but hadn’t taken the time to make it a priority. It was pretty close to how I expected it to be; the trendier places were mostly nice to visit and everywhere else is pretty junky, except for skid row which we drove through after arriving early for our dinner reservation and wow. I’ve never imagined anything being that…

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Disneyland

Disneyland

My first visit to Disneyland in California! I grew up in central Florida and have spent many, many days at Disney World. After spending four days in San Diego we spent two at Disney, one day for each park. One of the biggest differences between this park and both Disney World and Disneyland Paris is how expensive the hotels are. I know there are much cheaper ones right across the street but sometimes you just have to have the full…

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San Diego

San Diego

San Diego Zoo I’ve wanted to go to San Diego since I was about 16 and was absolutely delighted when Joe told me I could join him for a conference there last November. It was actually a Christmas gift; four days in San Diego and a few more in Los Angeles, and a weekend at Disneyland. It was my first time in Southern California and I have to say, I get the appeal. Of San Diego at least, LA is…

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San Francisco

San Francisco

Joe and I took a quick trip to San Francisco last November and I am just now getting around to sharing a few photos. Joe was there for work and while he was in the conference I explored the Mission district. The REAL reason I went was to see the 10 year anniversary show for the Matches’ album, E. Von Dahl Killed the Locals. 😉 I have found that my second trip to places are usually much better than the…

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