Top 10 Road Trip Tips

After having recently been in a car with three other people for 48 hours on a Road Trip from Vancouver to Los Angeles and back in just four days (that’s 4100km/2547miles!), I learned a few things along the way: 1.  Travel in a Large Vehicle – our options were limited: a Mini Cooper, 2 trucks…

48 Hours in Los Angeles

A lot can still happen when you’re in Los Angeles for just 48 hours (with 18 of those hours used for sleeping to prep for the 25 hour drive home to Vancouver). We witnessed a movie-style, yet real-life police takedown. It involved a police car speeding backwards along a pedestrian road, suddenly stopping, police jumping…

Road Trip: 22 Hour Drive for Stanley Kubrick

The Stanley Kubrick Exhibit in Los Angeles was the spark that started our last-minute 22 hour road trip to Los Angeles this past weekend.  Here are some pictures of the 3 hours we spent at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art: For someone who has never seen a Kubrick movie, I found the exhibit very…

Vancouver to Los Angeles Road Trip – The Drive There

We made it! Twenty-two hours after leaving Vancouver, we finally arrived in Los Angeles at 8:00pm.  That included roughly 7 pit stops, lots of caffeine, plenty of junk food, uncomfortable rests in the backseat, a few podcasts, heated road games and 4 tired bodies.  Heads were in bed early for our jammed packed LA day…

Road Trip: Vancouver to Los Angeles 2013

Forty-eight hours ago I was planning on having a nice, quiet long weekend. But I am now waiting for my husband to get home and then we are picking up our friends and heading down south for the weekend. Road Trip! So there is a Stanley Kubrick Exhibition in Los Angeles.  I know who Stanley…

Off my Bucket List: North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii

I have always wanted to go to the North Shore on Oahu, Hawaii.  I finally checked that off my bucket list on March 4th, 2013. To sum up our day at the North Shore, it was beach hopping from one end, to the other.  We followed the waves from Sunset Beach and the “Banzai Pipeline”…