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LA Locals…?

Question by : LA Locals…?
I’m going to be in LA by myself in the next few weeks, and I was wondering what there was to do by myself for a weekend in LA. I’m 20, so I can’t go to any bars lol

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Answer by Obviousman
There are literally hundreds of things to do here in LA. Here is my list of “must sees”. Visit as many as you have time for:

Disneyland: The Happiest Place on Earth. Half a billion visitors can’t be wrong. #1 Destination.
Universal Studios: A theme park that grew out of a studio tour. #2 Destination.
Even if you don’t visit Disneyland or Universal Studios Tour, Downtown Disney District and Universal City Walk are very fun places to visit for shopping and eating. And they’re free to visit. If you’re adventurous, try the indoor skydiving (www.iflyhollywood.com). It’s a blast!

Hollywood: Enjoy the Walk of Fame, Entertainment Museum, Chinese Theatre and more. The Hollywood & Highland complex has lots of shops and restaurants, and the Kodak Theater. The El Capitan theater, right across the street, is where Disney shows their movies. And the Hollywood Bowl is a GREAT place to listen to concerts outdoors.

Other theme parks include Knott’s Berry Farm and Six Flags Magic Mountain, which are both more geared towards the fast-ride teen crowd.

Olvera Street/Union Station: Olvera Street is the birthplace of LA, and it emphasizes our Mexican heritage. In addition to the Avila Adobe (oldest building in LA), you can eat at some pretty good Mexican Restaurants, do a little shopping, and taste a churro. If you don’t want to go to Tijuana, this is as close as it gets without going there

Rodeo Drive, 90210: Packed with exclusive shops, full of gawkers. They all came to enjoy the excess. Free, unless you intend to buy something.

Venice Beach: Here you’ll find Muscle Beach, street performers and tacky shops galore. Fun, VERY interesting, but I avoid it after dark, when it gets a little TOO interesting for my taste.

Santa Monica: Beach and Pier: Great beach scene and a classic seaside amusement park, complete with antique carousel that has been in a lot of TV and movies. After visiting the pier, you can ride a bike south a couple miles to Venice Beach.

Farmers Market and The Grove – A new shopping complex right next to a Los Angeles landmark, It is right next to CBS. They are currently shooting “Extra” here, M-F 9:00-2:00, so stop by and you might see a celebrity.

Griffith Park – Home of the Los Angeles Zoo, Griffith Park Observatory, Travel Town, the Greek Theatre, and Gene Autry Museum of Western Heritage.

Hike to the Hollywood sign: http://www.hollywoodsigntrip.com

Getty Museum – The Getty’s architecture is so beautiful that it keeps me fascinated. No matter whether you like their art, architecture, or view better, the Getty is sure to please. Free.

Attend a TV taping – You can get free tickets at audiencesunlimited.com, tvtix.com, or see the booth at Universal City walk. It’s very interesting to see a show being taped. The most popular, by far, is the Tonight show.

Places to eat:
In-N-Out Burger: Multiple locations, best burger in LA, ask anyone.
Pink’s Hot Dogs: 709 N. La Brea, just north of Melrose. You might even see a celebrity. Maybe.
Tommy’s Chili Burgers: Look for the shack, an LA tradition. The original location is at Beverly & Rampart, a couple miles west of downtown.
Canter’s Deli: 419 N. Fairfax, between Beverly & Melrose. Near CBS, you might spot a celebrity.
Phillippe’s: 1001 N. Alameda. Great roast beef sandwiches. Near Union Station and Olvera Street.
Tito’s Taco’s: Voted best tacos in LA, even though it’s in Culver City. King Taco is a good alternate if you can deal with East LA.
The Pantry: Corner of Figueroa and 9th, downtown. Huge portions, they never close, GREAT steak and eggs.
Medieval Times and/or Pirate’s Dinner Adventure: Dinner and an adventure show, both are on Beach Blvd in Buena Park, you get to eat with your hands.

Places to Stay:
Since LA is so spread out, there is no single place that is close to EVERYTHING. Most people who come here tend to stay in Hollywood, Santa Monica, or Anaheim. In Hollywood, I recommend the Orchid Suites, Hollywood Celebrity Hotel, or Hollywood Heights (formerly Holiday Inn Walk of Fame), all near Hollywood and Highland. In Santa Monica, the Holiday Inn Santa Monica is close to the pier and reasonably priced. In Anaheim, I recommend the Howard Johnson (HoJo) Anaheim, and the Candy Cane Inn. There is also a nice place in Burbank called the Best Western Media Center, very close to Warner, NBC, and Universal Studios.

Places to Shop:
Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica
The Grove, Los Angeles
Americana @ Brand, Glendale
Beverly Center, Los Angeles
Citadel Outlets, Commerce
Brea Mall, Brea
The Block at Orange, Orange
South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa
Fashion Island, Newport Beach
Santee Alley, Los Angeles

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a hotel close to the hilton in sydney?

Question by Rebecca C: a hotel close to the hilton in sydney?
I have a seminar in June at the Hilton on George St, Sydney CBD. So, I need to find accommodation within a few blocks. But I would prefer to not have to pay $ 300+ per night.
I’d very much appreciate any ideas.
Thankyou 🙂
Bec

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Answer by Morgan
http://www.cheaperthanhotels.com.au/Australia/Sydney/Y-Hotel-Hyde-Park-Sydney/

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Otel.com Announces Discount Hotels and Special Rates in Edinburgh

(PRWEB) September 19, 2013

For those who are interested in a holiday full of art, culture and history, Edinburgh is a popular destination. Situated in the eastern part of the Central Lowlands, Edinburgh is mostly visited during the summer. However, the autumn and the winter are known to feature different experiences despite the cold weather.

The Edinburgh Festival is the main attraction in the city. There are many events during this festival; including the Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The festival lasts from July to September and this is the peak season of the city. There are also many other landmarks in the city; such as castles, cathedrals, museums and parks. One may start the exploration at the Old Town where the Edinburgh Castle, St Giles’ Cathedral, Holyrood Palace, Gladstone’s Land and the Scottish Parliament can be found.

CEO of otel.com, Metin Altun, says that, “One should definitely visit the Edinburgh Zoo, Royal Botanic Garden and Rosslyn Chapel during their stay in Edinburgh. It is also important to book a hotel way before the arrival time. People are looking for cheap Edinburgh hotels; so we did our best to offer the best deals on Edinburgh hotels online. From now on, we are announcing our discount package on hotels in Edinburgh.”

There are two city hotels in Edinburgh which Metin Altun mentions. The first one is Original Raj Hotel Edinburgh. This is an Indian themed bed and breakfast style hotel. It is close to the city center and the rooms feature Indian furniture and unique views from the windows. The second one is Murrayfield Hotel House. There is a local restaurant and a rugby-themed pub within the hotel where one can enjoy dinners and drinks. There are many hotels like those two which can be booked via otel.com with a discounted price and other loyalty advantages.

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Otel.com is a branch office of Met Global, an international travel company which provides B2B and B2C solutions for hotel bookings. The website of the company offers more than 20 languages and currencies for its customers from all over the world. People may find monthly and daily deals on the website of the company.







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