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Archive: Jul 2015

Celebrating National Hot Dog Day with Hot Dog on a Stick

National Hot Dog Day seems like a good time to share a very special experience I had this summer with a Nathan’s Famous beef hot dog.  But it just happened to be on a stick, coated in cornbread, deep-fried to a golden brown and found in a little shack near the Santa Monica Pier.  Yes,…

There’s something for everyone in Las Vegas

Our tour guests came from far and near.  Those who travel the farthest usually make good use of their holidays by visiting several destinations in one trip.  It is not unusual for guests to tell us they are visiting Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Las Vegas and Hawaii in one trip.  Las Vegas has…

Thanks to LA Conservancy for Last Remaining Seats

When I was a new Los Angeles resident my friend and neighbor Mary-Elizabeth often invited me to events that were sponsored by the LA Conservancy, including Downtown LA Walking Tours and also something called Last Remaining Seats (LRS).  Little did I know LRS would become a special part of my summer traditions.  In an effort…