A few of us have been travelling quite a bit lately, so thought it would be fun to introduce a new blog category called JetSet. We’ll share our tips, ideas and insider info about restaurants, hotels, bars, attractions and anything else awesome we stumble across in our journeys!
Itching for a
quick weekend getaway? In our first JetSet post (!), we suggest taking off to LA
for a quick three-four day getaway. Read up on some amazing things to check out while in the City of Angels.
(8465 Holloway Drive) is an ‘urban lodge’ that offers guests suites, residences
and loft spaces to choose from, which makes it perfect to stay in if you’re in LA for more
than just a weekend, too. Each room is
oversized and offers an apartment feel, complete with kitchenette. The central
location, amenities and dining make this cozy spot a perfect alternative to a
(1429 Abbot Kinney Boulevard,
this a LA staple for locals, celebrities and tourists alike (so be sure to make
reservations ahead of time). Portions are small and meant to be shared, be sure you choose a
dish from each category (oysters, charcuterie and cheese, vegetable, salad,
pizza, small plate, plates and dessert).
to a specific ingredient, gotta plan ahead.
brunch at GRUB
(911 Seward Street) for amazing food, homemade gingerale (read: perfect
hangover cure) and tasty cocktails.
the day at the Santa Monica beach with a visit to the pier. Grab a
beer and guacamole at Marisol Mexican Restaurant.
Jet Rag’s Sunday $1 vintage sale to rummage
Sundays check out Drai’s pool party at the W.
shopping at FashionPhile, a designer handbag consignment shop with
for a hike or run in Runyon Canyon. Be sure to wear runners and your
LuLus because the hills are steep! Be prepared for amazing views of the
Hollywood Hills and celebs working out.
boutique hotel in Venice Beach, with stunning views of the ocean is the perfect
place to enjoy a drink with a view.
Hollywood, check out Skybar at the Mondrian Hotel (8440 Sunset Boulevard).
check out Harvard and
Stone (5221 Hollywood Blvd), decorated to be a Prohibition era-style bar. Known to be a favorite of Kristen Stewart, the bar features a burlesque
show that takes place every hour.