As soon as we landed in LA we went right to the car hire (which took forever) and went to Hermosa Beach Pier, which is where they filmed Ryan Gosling singing “City of Stars”. People were fishing with glow sticks at the end of their rods and cooking their catch right there and then on…… Continue reading La La Land Day
You really can’t miss the glass pyramid of Sony Studios, you can’t miss the giant rainbow either! I’d recently finished Breaking Bad before going to America, so seeing the RV was insanely cool. Sony has a very bright and colourful lot and is home to many TV shows as well as movies. We saw the…… Continue reading Sony Studios.
I’m a very nervous flyer, in fact the first time I’d ever been on a plane was for USA 2016. Oddly I found myself quite calm flying in a helicopter. We were picked up from our Vegas hotel and taken to the Airport of Papillon. We flew over Lake Mead, Hoover Dam and even an…… Continue reading Grand Canyon
“The greatest art in the world is the art of storytelling.” – Cecil B. DeMille. You’re immediately plunged into a world of showbiz glamour. After receiving our personalised tour badges we went into the waiting room where stunning costumes were on display and the walls were rich in the history of the studio including images…… Continue reading Paramount Studios
As soon as we parked in Hollywood we were handed a flyer for a bus tour of the Hollywood hills. We took it and went! Who doesn’t want a tour of the Hollywood hills?! We saw a plethora of stars houses including DiCaprio’s, Tarantino’s, Ellen’s, The Playboy Mansion, Micheal Jackson’s house, and we even saw…… Continue reading Hollywood.
Read Las Vegas Part 1 here. More casinos! Starting with Caesars Palace, we managed to get a tour guide leaflet that had a small map of things to see, including places to shop, statues, and animatronics. We ventured into the Mirage to see where Cirque Du Soleil’s LOVE is so we knew where we were…… Continue reading Las Vegas. Part 2.
Viva Las Vegas!! We drove from Death Valley right to Vegas, the first thing we saw was the impressive beam of light from the Luxor surrounded by the glittering city of Las Vegas. It looked ridiculously impressive by night. On day one we headed to the Jean Philippe Patisserie in the Bellagio for breakfast and gazed…… Continue reading Las Vegas. Part 1.