Archive for Just for fun

The Thrilling Adventure Hour

Mar 16, 2010 by Lindsay Pullin

Thrilling, suspenseful and, and adventurous would be perfect adjectives for an entire hour of fast talking wise guys (and gals). 
I was so intrigued I had to see it for myself. “The Thrilling Adventure Hour,” [...]

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Los Angeles Free Fridays

Mar 12, 2010 by Lisa Newton

Since Los Angeles is always full of things to do, Travelin’ Local is starting a new column every Friday entitled “Free Friday.” And you guessed right, the activities listed will be free!
Each week, I’ll [...]

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Sit Back Saturday

Mar 06, 2010 by Lisa Newton

It’s that time again to clear your desk, declutter your life a little, and remove all excess noise and distractions to take a look at some interesting activities we’ve assembled for you. 

In case you [...]

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Sit Back Saturday

Feb 27, 2010 by Lisa Newton

You know the drill by now, get your cup of coffee, tea, or beverage by your side, turn off any distracting television, radio, computer, or other thing that will interfere with reading Travelin’ Local’s best [...]

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Sit Back Saturday

Feb 19, 2010

O.K,, by now, Travelin’ Local’s loyal readers know the drill. Today’s the day that we bring you some of the best of LA out there. From that vast place, otherwise known as the “Blogosphere.” [...]

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Interview with co-founders Kim Cooper and Richard Schave of Esotouric Tours – Part II

Feb 15, 2010

Join me in the story behind the story of the famous and storied past of the bygone era of Tinsel Town and the City of Angels. It reads as exciting as any film noir movie, [...]

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Beach Cruisers, Repair, and Bikerowave

Feb 14, 2010

In college, I had a beach cruiser that I would ride to class. Back then, my bike was parked outside and I literally didn’t lift a finger to maintain it.  It was heavy, and not [...]

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Sit Back Saturday

Feb 12, 2010

For today’s Sit Back Saturday ongoing series, we try to bring you this past week’s stories that we found interesting.
Los Angeles based writers, bloggers, and websites–daily, and weekly–create content that’s irrelevant, timeless, [...]

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An Interview with Esotouric Tours co-founders Kim Cooper and Richard Schave

Feb 12, 2010

The birth of a business can come in many forms. I wanted to ask the owners of Esotouric a few questions about how their business started, where their ideas come from, and what their plans [...]

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A Valentine’s Day Romantic Getaway

Feb 12, 2010

Los Angeles is a city chock full of surprises and hidden treasures, but residents here don’t often associate it with a romantic getaway. But that’s a myth which no longer applies.
With Valentine’s Day right around [...]

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Old Glory Barbershop a Throwback to Old Times

Feb 03, 2010

When the words "haircut" and "beer" are in the same sentence, for reasons that escape me, people tend to react with a bit of skepticism.
At the Old Glory Barbershop, skepticism is so yesterday. This [...]

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Leveling the Playing Field – for a David of a price, you get a Goliath of a Sports Car

Jan 23, 2010

So you want a Ferrari? Welcome to the club. But you can’t afford a Ferrari. I’m in that club, too. So what to do? These days, there are so many choices – from so many [...]

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15 Quotes to Ring in 2010

Dec 31, 2009

Happy New Year from Travelin’ Local.
It seems like yesterday when New Year’s Eve brought in the new century, and here we are starting a new decade. I hope this New Year’s brings everything good for [...]

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Happy Holidays from Travelin’ Local

Dec 24, 2009

What a cliche–palm trees and a gift wrapped building is quintessential Los Angeles. But that’s indeed, Christmas Day here in the City of Angels.

Anyway, we have a lot to be thankful for:
First, this is [...]

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