California Travel Recommendations for 2023 (Updated in Dec)
Universal Studios Hollywood Travel Recommendations for 2023 (Updated in Dec)
Universal studios LA
A lot of fun for everyone. Arrive early if you want to use rides with no to minimum lines. From noon get ready to wait even 2h for a single ride. Harry Potter world is amazing with a lot of details. All buildings you can enter and see amazing details. It is worth to see light show, check schedule for times as this is really worth to see if you are around. Studio tour is another must see in Universal.
Let’s Go - Universal Studios Hollywood 🇺🇸
Lights, Camera, Action!
Come and follow me to explore the magic of Universal Studios Hollywood in Los Angeles~🪄
-Getting there: Via public transport! Hop on the metro or bus to reach the Universal City/Studio City station. From the station, one can either walk to the park entrance (15minutes) or take the Universal Studios Hollywood shuttle bus which operates from select hotels in the area.
-Top 3 rides: Studio Tour, Revenge of the Mummy: the Ride, and Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey!
-Food and restaurants: must try - Turkey leg, butter-beer, fish and chips, Shepherd's pie or the hearty Great Feast Platter from Three Broomsticks restaurant!
1. Do arrive early to beat the crowds and enjoy shorter wait times!
2. Do take advantage of the ‘Single Rider’ option.
3. Do check for show and ride updates.
4. Do stay hydrated- water fountains available or you can purchase beverages there.
1. Don't overpack -carrying excessive bags around can be tiring.
2. Don’t skip the ‘top 3 rides’ !
3. Don't miss the opportunity for character meet-and-greet👋
4. Don't miss the Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle. It’s a mesmerizing light and projection show that illuminates the iconic castle.
#travel #awesomepic #themepark #universalstudios #hollywood #losangeles
Universal Studios - Los Angeles
Universal Studios in Los Angeles is in the home to of movies and film! This makes it one of the perfect attractions to visit.
The ticket prices are quite affordable and close to the main areas of Los Angeles. The attraction is split into different areas with The Simpsons themed land as well as a tour around the old Desperate Housewives set. There is also the opportunity to do a Steven Spielberg tour which has views of the Hollywood sign #hollywood #themepark #universalstudio #losangeles #passionpassport
Best days @ Universal Studios Hollywood
We had the best experience at Universal Studios Hollywood. The rides were amazing and so much fun. The Super Mario brothers at the Super Mario World remind me of my childhood days when I would spend my entire Saturday afternoon playing that old mario game with my Dad. It's a dream come
true for me. We got express passes and true to its name, everything was indeed express there were no waiting times. Bravo! There are a lot of food to choose from. The staff were all friendly and nice. My nieces had a lot of fun including us, adults. We'll definitely come back to experience more fun in the future.
Golden Gate Bridge Travel Recommendations for 2023 (Updated in Dec)
San Francisco Filoli Estate, hailed as one of the 'Top Ten Most Beautiful Gardens in North America', covers an area of nearly 265 hectares. The estate has a total of 43 rooms, 17 bathrooms, and a luxurious banquet hall, attracting over 300,000 tourists to check in every year. In addition to accepting public tours and commercial shootings, the estate has also become a venue for weddings and other events.
I LEFT MY ❤️ IN SAN FRANCISCO
Home to many iconic sites. Heaven for foodies. Best for bicycle lovers. Finest shopping neighborhood. Largest and oldest China Town. Blended with diverse culture and people. Tons of outstanding views. Oh! Did I mention that the city is also discoverable within a day?! In just one perfect day, it is possible to do most of the great things including walk through the oldest China Town, go shopping at Union Square, walk over the Golden Gate Bridge, dine at Al's Place, ride a cable car, visit to the world class museums, trip to Alcatraz, drive through the World's Crookedest Street and so on... I will definitely come back SF. ❤️
#wecreate #sanfrancisco #californiacoast #cabincrewlife #foodie #urbanexplorer #goldengatebridge #jetsetter
The Golden Gate Bridge Of San Francisco
The golden gate Bridge is a magnificent structure. It is one of those bridges that people will flock to take pictures with as it is absolutely beautiful. The Bridge stands tall with its sweeping cables and with its outstanding colour red, everyone can see it from afar. The golden Bridge itself is very long too, as it stretches across the bay area of San Francisco. I stand in awe when I visited this giant Bridge and wonder how people of the past built something so grand and huge, with their limited tools and technology. The golden gate Bridge is a true and a true wonder, and one with many amazing views. Go to the golden gate Bridge today and be amazed, just like me.
The beauty of San Francisco.
After many years, I finally succeeded in taking a picture of the bridge on a sunny day! But every time I come,
Is there really no summer here in SF where it gets so cold ❄️?
📷Best photo spot | Battery Spencerei, a small mountain road where the wind gets stronger as you walk. But the photos taken here are really beautiful 👀💐
Yosemite National Park Travel Recommendations for 2023 (Updated in Dec)
Yosemite National Park trail
Famous for its giant sequoia trees and breathtaking waterfalls, Yosemite National Park is a major attraction for anyone visiting California! There are hikes of different difficulty levels so we took the beginners’ one because of me haha. The paths are mostly level and you get to see all sorts of creatures that live there. What an amazing natural sight for people who are too used to living in the city!
My overall rating of the experience: 4 out of 5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
#gohiking #tripmoments #hiking #trekking #outdoors #nature #mountains #mustvisit #california #unitedstatesofamerica
Breathtaking View @ Yosemite!
One will not regret taking time to travel all the way to Yosemite and staying for a few nights!:)
Getting There - it was a 5 to 6 hours drive from Los Angeles
Attractions - Breathtaking views of mountain, lakes and valleys
Hotels - There are various types of accomodations in the area. Ranging from Condominiums (with BBQ pits) to Lodges (with many facilities)
Food - Not to worry if you are staying at Lodges with fully equipped facilities as they would have restaurants there for dining.
#wintergetaway #yosemite #nationalpark #holiday #lakes #naturalwonders #nofilters #usatravel #honeymoon
Yosemite National Park
stunning place, best pictures are on the afternoon. we stayed at Mariposa and drove at 11am towards Yosemite, dont forget to prebuy your day pass online, from the moment you leave Mariposa, the drive through canyon is stunning, once you get to park its amazement after amazement, we walked the Mist trail, and end up driving to glaciar point for sunset, it you go there before the sun sets, everything looks pink… after completing the walk on this area, next day we decided to make the drive across the park, which takes you through some other magnificent locations, some beautiful lakes, were you can kayak or paddle board… once you are finished that road you have the chance ro start heading to Death Valley National Park
In the Yosemite National Park you will come across Vernal Falls. A 317 foot water fall that falls into the Merced River. The falls run all year round but at certain points of the year they break into multiple strands when the volume of water decreases. Highly recommended, must visit!
Disneyland Park Travel Recommendations for 2023 (Updated in Dec)
Magical moment at Disneyland Park California
Went there in September 2023 and the crowds is acceptable. Looking for a great place to go for a family vacation or even just alone time this is it for you! Very clean, friendly staff, welcoming environment. Also very handicap friendly.
Lots to do for kids who are young and even to adults. Staff get into each area that they are working and are able to make it a great experience. Young daughters loved interacting with Disney princess who took the time to care and talk with them.
#weekendgetaways #disneyland #awesomepic #usa
Disneyland Anaheim CA
It's great fun visiting Disneyland Anaheim CA. We bought 1 day ticket but it's too rush especially on peak period, so advised to get at least 2 days. We had chance to see the parades which is the best part of the visit. Overall, we had an amazing Disneyland vacation.
Address: 1313 Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802, United States
Ticket: USD 104-179
Opening Hours: 8am-8pm
Be mesmerized with castles, magic and fantasy in the happiest place on earth
The Original Disney Park
Did you know that Disneyland California is the original Disney park built by Walt Disney? Depending where you’re from in the world you might assume that Florida is the original but in fact, the park in Anaheim was the first to be built.
It’s an amazing place steeped in Disney nostalgia and still has some of the original rides which opened back in 1955. An absolute must-visit for any Disney fan… the castle is smaller but it’s every bit as beautiful. #themepark #disney #disneyfun
Griffith Observatory Travel Recommendations for 2023 (Updated in Dec)
A Visit to Griffith Observatory
Griffith Observatory is located at 2800 E Observatory Rd., Los Angeles, California 90027
It is an Art Deco stargazing spot atop Mount Hollywood in Griffith Park. For those astronomy enthusiasts or who are interested in stargazing is one of the best spot.
The Griffith Observatory#GriffithObservatory is one of the most visited observatories in the world with various reasons. Beside arts and stargazing, the view of Hollywood sign from here with the photogenic views is where many visitors as well.
Of course, Griffith Observatory's main draw, though the free entry was certainly a bonus. A fee of between $6 and $10 to see the planetarium shows is worth it if you happen to be there too.
LA at night
Getting There - By own vehicle
Attractions - Griffith Observatory & LA night view & Million of stars in the sky
Hotels - La Quinta LAX
Food & Restaurants - Thai town
Shopping - Black Friday date
Best Viewing Spot in LA
Griffith Observatory is a planetarium & astronomy museum, and is a great free thing to do in Los Angeles, California. It’s also great for hikes with excellent panoramic views of the Hollywood Sign, Downtown L.A., and Pacific Ocean on clear days.
Griffith Observatory was built to make astronomy accessible to the public, and compete with some of the best mountaintop observatories already existing along the West Coast. Inside the exhibit area of Griffith Observatory today, you can see comparisons to some of these observatories today.
If you have never been to Griffith Observatory, it is a must-visit place . It is amazing day or night.
address: 2800 East Observatory Road
Los Angeles, CA 90027
not going to lie, we drove to griffith after visiting the renowned Hollywood sign, which you are able to see from Griffith. parking lots were plenty however it is a popular attraction hence might need to spend time finding parking.
free admission with lots to see if you’re into telescope and stuff. this place is one of the few in the world that still produces exclusively live planetarium shows if you like such stuff.
also, because of how central it’s located and because it’s up the hill, it’s located at a good spot where you can oversea the skyline of LA. beautiful.
do check for operating hours. HIGHLY RECOMMEND if you’re in LA.
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