- Emily Mortimer
It's called sunny California for a reason. Whatever time of year you decide to visit Los Angeles, chances are that the weather will be good. We personally recommend travelling to LA between the months of March and November, avoiding the peaks of April and the summer months.
The TCL Chinese Theatre was built in 1927 and was the location for numerous movie premieres, including the George Lucas’s Star Wars from 1977.
A street of about 1.3 miles honouring Hollywood stars over the years. Note that it can get extremely crowded, so consider researching where the star you want to see is located to save you a lot of unnecessary aggravation.
If art is more your thing, walk down LaBrea Avenue until you reach the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) - the largest art museum on the West Coast that aims to inspire both creativity and dialogue, and connects with cultures from ancient times to the present.
There isn’t need to spend longer than 30 minutes here, but it’s worth stopping by just to see the man-made canals by developer Abbot Kinney, who sought to recreate the feel of Venice Canals in Italy in Southern California.
A museum where one can see ‘Irises‘ , the famous van Gogh painting painted in the year before his death. Admission to the Getty Museum is free of charge, but there is a small cost for parking.
At the pier, one can find a bustling double-jointed wharf that is home to Pacific Park (a small amusement park) and a few eateries.
· Downtown LA: The central business district · West Hollywood: Boasts some of the world’s most infamous hotels that have become the stuff of legends · Santa Monica: The perfect location for those wanting to wake up to the sound of the waves
· Din Tai Fung: A world-renowned Taiwanese restaurant that specialises in soup dumplings and noodles, located in Beverly Hills · Trois Mec: A super-small, reservations-only eatery with a global tasting menu, located in Hollywood. · Republique: An upscale French-inspired bistro in a chic setting with communal tables, located in La Brea