Gjusta and Gjelina

These two restaurants that I always forget how to properly pronounce, Gjusta and Gjelina, have elevated the restaurant game in the Venice, California, area. The only interior picture I took during my first time having brunch at Gjelina was of my lemon ricotta blueberry pancakes because that was all that truly mattered. The inside of … More Gjusta and Gjelina

Malibu Country Mart

Malibu has plenty of beaches and restaurants lined up along the coast that you will pass on your drive along Highway 1. Finding the shops though can be a little trickier, but tucked back from the main highway is the Malibu Country Mart. This outdoor shopping center self-describes as a “boutique mall” which just means … More Malibu Country Mart

Geoffrey’s Malibu

With my current obsession for Highway 1 and Malibu, and too small of a budget to currently afford a home in Malibu, I’m always looking for other ways to spend my days near the Pacific Ocean. Notes On Geoffrey’s Malibu: So on my ocean-side restaurant list was Geoffrey’s Malibu. Located right off Highway 1, Geoffrey’s … More Geoffrey’s Malibu

The Broad

The Broad, a contemporary art museum in Los Angeles, continues to attract long lines of people since opening in 2015. After seeing so many Instagram photos at The Broad, I finally decided I should check out the museum myself.   Notes About The Broad: Entrance into The Broad is free! Parking is a different story, … More The Broad

TOMS Flagship Store (Coffee, Shoes, and a Work Space)

  I never realized TOMS’ flagship store was located in Venice, California. According to their website, TOMS was actually started in an apartment in Venice Beach, California, so it does seem fitting that their flagship store would be located on Abbot Kinney Blvd. However this is no ordinary TOMS store as it also functions as … More TOMS Flagship Store (Coffee, Shoes, and a Work Space)