Ice Cream You Scream at Vermont/Sunset

If you love to eat (I mean, who doesn’t), then take your taste buds to the Vermont/Sunset stop on the Metro Red Line in Los Angeles. Here, you will find Umami Burger and McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams. Umami has some of the best burgers you will ever have. These aren’t your average burgers; with names like “The … Continue reading Ice Cream You Scream at Vermont/Sunset

Makin’ My Way Downtown (Pasadena)

Shopping, walking and a whole lot of eating. If this sounds like your type of day, schedule your next outing to Downtown Pasadena. You can get to all the hubbub in the city by taking the Metro Gold Line and getting off at the Memorial Park stop. My mom and I went on a Thursday afternoon … Continue reading Makin’ My Way Downtown (Pasadena)

Passing through South Pasadena

If you’re looking for a quiet getaway filled with vintage shopping and quaint cafes, the South Pasadena stop on the Gold Line is for you. The store Videotheque is a throwback to the '90s. You walk in and immediately get flashbacks of Blockbuster. They have movies categorized anywhere from a specific country to a specific actor which … Continue reading Passing through South Pasadena

Go BROAD or Go Home

An Instagram-worthy museum, tacos and ice cream. What else could you ask for from a stop on the Metro? This post takes us to the Civic Center/Grand Park exit, which you can get to from either the Red or Purple Line. When my mom and I got above ground, we were mostly surrounded by government buildings, … Continue reading Go BROAD or Go Home

Just Touched Down in Chinatown

Looking for a way to experience a little piece of China without having to break out the passport and luggage? Look no further than Chinatown in Los Angeles, which is an exit off the Metro Gold Line. My adventure started at the indoor shopping plaza where can find anything from Chinese trinkets to luggage and … Continue reading Just Touched Down in Chinatown

Taking a Trip to Hollywood/Vine

If you are looking for a fun day filled with burgers and pie, I definitely recommend making Hollywood/Vine your next adventure. Los Angeles is one of my favorite places go, but something that I don’t love is the traffic. This is why I love taking the Metro. No road rage and I can relax as … Continue reading Taking a Trip to Hollywood/Vine