When grabbing a bite to eat, getting a haircut, or shopping for clothes, jewelry, and even homemade soaps, a subway station is the last place that comes to mind. Turnstyle Underground Market, however, offers just that. Nestled underground, adjacent to the Columbus Circle subway station and stretching an entire city block, Turnstyle features a diverse array of unique eateries and boutique shops. If you get a … Continue reading Turnstyle Underground Market
Sprinkled throughout the common areas of the hotel are vintage typewriters and other tasteful antiques. The focal point of the High Line Hotel is its hip Intelligentsia coffee bar and its accompanying outdoor garden. Secluded from the hustle and bustle of the city, this spot offers a beautiful view of the Neo-Gothic architecture of the building, originally used as student housing for the General Theological … Continue reading High Line Hotel
The previous part of this post is definitely the optimal plane spotting location to get up close and personal with the jetliners that frequent LAX. However, if you’re in the mood for a more relaxing spot, away from the loud and busy LA traffic, I highly recommend Dockweiler Beach. This small beach in Playa Del Rey is located directly under the takeoff path at LAX, … Continue reading Plane Spotting at LAX (2/2)
If you know me, you know I love planes. Really love planes. As such, whenever I have some downtime during my travels, I make sure to scope out the best plane spotting sites. Given how much time I spend in LA, I have a couple of spots that I visit often. One of my personal favorites – due to its low profile, ease of access, … Continue reading Plane Spotting at LAX (1/2)
In February of 2016, tech giant Samsung opened the doors to Samsung 837. The first of its kind, 837 is what Samsung describes as a playground. And it really is. When you step foot in the industrial building, you are greeted by formally dressed employees and LED screens of all sorts. The entrance floor of the building is sprinkled with Samsung’s most recent and coolest … Continue reading Samsung 837 – High-Tech Work Space?