We managed to grab a great deal on flights to Los Angeles for May half term with Norwegian Air at only £400pp. This seemed like a great opportunity to see Las Vegas too, and being around a 4 hour road trip away it wasn’t tooooo bad – safe to say we loved the carpool lane!
We hadn’t planned a visit to Universal studios but after hanging out in Hollywood for a couple of days, it only felt right to go and check out where some of the classics were filmed (and I love good theme park)! We bought our tickets at 6:30AM in the morning, but the tickets took 2
Santa Monica After fighting through the traffic in Santa Monica for over an hour, we finally made it to the beach! I couldn’t believe the size of the LA beaches; they stretch for miles and are so wide! We came late afternoon, so the beach itself was quiet quite, but the promenade was another matter!
**Disclosure: Make sure you’re well prepared if you decide to go trekking in Los Angeles; taking water and sensible clothing/footwear would be a good start! To my defence… this wasn’t on the itinerary!** Whilst driving around the Hollywood hills, we spotted some people on a hill in the distance and with one click on the
Hollywood walk of Fame Yes, LA turned me into a proper tourist, but this is surely a must-see when holidaying in Hollywood! Jet lag meant we were up ridiculously early, so we headed straight for the Boulevard at 7AM. The good thing about our early start was that the street was so quiet; we got