- Kianna Leaa
24Hrs In Los Angeles
It’s February once again in freezing cold Montreal so you know what that means: IT'S TIME FOR ME TO ESCAPE THE COLD to a place where I know I can be adventurous, meet some interesting people & remind myself of what is most important to me and to be inspired to follow my dreams. There is no better place to achieve all those things in none other than Los Angeles! As you know, LA is a very glamorous, energetic & lively place. I like it because there is so much to do there from discovering new bars, restaurants, stores and a wide range of activities such as hiking and sightseeing. I have only been to the city twice before, so this trip will be my third time. The first time I went to LA was about 9 years ago for only 3 days. I swore to my parents that during the duration of my stay that I would meet someone from the Kardashiansor The Hills. They didn't believe me, but that only gave me more desire to prove them wrong! And guess what? I fulfilled EVERY SINGLE ONE OF MY WISHES (If you want me to write a blog post about how I completed this "impossible" goal of mine, comment below or on my Insta @skyhighchoos & I will be sure to write one:P). The second and pretty amazing time I went to LA was exactly one year ago to visit some very close friends that I had met on a trip to Israel that I went on December 2017. This time I planned to go to LA to explore the city - mostly to visit all the things I haven’t seen before and to immerse myself into the culture, while visiting my incredible friends. There are so many things to do in LA that I feel like it will take 100 trips to be able to see and do everything but I managed to create a 24 hour itinerary that would allow you to have a glimpse of the city, to go on a fun filled adventure, allow you to meet a lot of celebrities & to eat exceptional food. Just follow the itinerary below & thank me later!
- ITINERARY -
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Check into at THE BEVERLY HILLS HOTEL & feel like a Hollywood Star. Make sure to visit their stunning terrace, pool & the famous Polo Lounge.
9:45 AM to 10:30 AM Have a nutritious breakfast at BACKYARD BOWLS - they are known for their delicious smoothie bowls. Many celebs & bloggers have been there like Chiara Ferragni, Kendall Jenner & Hailey Baldwin.
10:30 AM to 1:00 PM After you’ve gained the proper energy, head up to RUNYON CANYON for a scenic hike up the mountain overlooking the greater LA area. Make sure to gear up in some of your stylish exercise clothing because you never know who you’ll bump into! 1:20 PM to 3:00 PM Hungry for some lunch? Take a quick Uber to THE IVY on Robertson Avenue. Make sure to give your name for a table ahead of time because the wait can be long. Afterall, you’re competing for a table with some of the most notable celebrities in the city. While you wait, walk around some trendy shops & coffee shops on the street. One of my favorite was Intermix where you’ll find a large collection of designer goods! Once you’ve seen enough, head back to the restaurant & keep your eyes open wide because you never know who you’ll see. I spotted Matt Damon and nearly fainted.
3:25 PM to 4:45 PM Exercise fanatic? Walk along Robertson avenue and visit Shayan & Shahin Safae’s ROYAL PERSONAL TRAINING. You can even work out the delicious meal you just had alongside some LA beauties. 5:00 PM to 6:10 PM Tired from your busy day? Time to pamper up at one of the most beautiful hair & nail salons in Beverly Hills called UMBERTO, which is only a 20 minute walk or 5 minute Uber from the gym. 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM Ready to hit the town? Stop by DAN TANA’S restaurant in West Hollywood, an LA classic for a chopped salad, scrumptious penne rosé or meat dishes. In between courses, make sure to look to your right & left -you may see your favorite movie star or singer. I met Kim & Kourtney Kardashian, Kylie & Kendall Jenner, Akon & Kevin Connolly. No matter which day of the week you choose to go, at Dan Tana’s it will always feel like a celebration.
10:55 PM to 12:00AM Up to do some damages? Headover to Downtown LA for a one of a kind charcoal ice cream at LITTLE DAMAGE. If you don’t have a dark soul, don’t fret, you can always have their Unicorn Tears give you some extra drops of magic! There may be a long lineup, but I promise you it’s so worth it (PS they even have a photobooth in their ice cream shop!).
12:30 AM to 3:00 AM Finish off the night at one of LA’s hottest terraces CATCH LA. Celebrities that have hung out at this hotspot include David Beckham, Jamie Fox, Paris Hilton, Hilary Duff and Alessandra Ambrosio. At Catch, you are sure to end your night with a big bang!