My Los Angeles vacation diaries (Part 1)

Happy Monday everyone,
Can you believe that it's already September? Hope, you had fabulous summer full of joy and unforgettable moments.
Those of you who follow me on Instagram already know about my Los Angeles vacation, so I'm finally back and ready to share with you some of the photos and my experience, so let's get started:
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Back side of J.W. Marriott Hotel in downtown Los Angeles
 It was one of those hot and extremely humid August afternoons when I finally sat down on the back seat of our driver's SUV, after running around from one room to another, worrying about the staff that I could forget.
This time, I managed to be on time at the airport, so I did not lose my expensive items like my laptop or camera, just like during my trip to Europe, LoL .
 So, after we found our seats on the plane, a few minutes later we realized that it was not going to take off anytime soon, for different reasons, so we ended up spend extra 1.5 hour on the plane. But while we were landing in Los Angeles International Airport, we were so excited , didn't even remember the time we had spent on the plane __ the sun was going down and the sky was unbelievably beautiful.

Since Los Angeles is 3 hours behind, by the time we got our laguage, got the taxi and checked in J.W. Marriott hotel in downtown Los Angeles, we already were not only tired but sleepy too. So we just went to the nearest restaurant for some light dinner and went back to the hotel.

Marriott hotel, Downtown Los ANgeles, California. Outdoor Swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool at Marriott hotel in Downtown Los Angeles

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Near Marriott hotel, Downtown Los Angeles

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Marriott Hotel, Downtown Los Angeles, California

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J.W. Marriott hotel, downtown Los Angeles, California

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J.W. Marriott Hotel, Lobby area, Los Angeles
Next day, after our breakfast at the hotel, we went for a walk to explore the dounwtown Los Angeles __ not too much to see as a traveler, at least that's how I felt. 

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Downtown Los Angeles, California

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Downtown Los Angeles, California

Downtown Los Angeles, California

After lunch, we decided to take an advice of our taxi driver and went to the Pasific Park in Santa Monica, California. 
 It was a cute amusement park right on the pier__ great place to hang out with a family or friends. The park had rides, ocean front specialty food outlets and seaside shopping (mostly souvenirs and stuff like that). It was little crowdy but not very annoying. 
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Santa Monica Pier, California
Santa Monica, California

Sunset in Santa Monica, California, 

 The best thing about Pacific Park was definitely its location __ watching the sunset on Pacific Ocean was absolutely magical.
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Pacific Ocean, Santa Monica, California

Later that evening, we rented a car and drove to Anaheim, California __ the city of Disneyland resort.
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Anaheim, California

After we checked in Marriott Anaheim hotel and bought the Disneyland tickets at the Disneyland counter, at the lobby area, we were ready for Disney adventure for next morning.
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Marriott hotel in Anaheim, California

Today, let me finish here but don't forget to come back on Wednesday to read about our Disneyland experience.

Wish you all a wonderful day.


  1. Amazing photos, I hope I will visit Los Angeles one day :-)

  2. beautiful portraits! thank you Nina for sharing and as always for the inspiration! well wishes


    1. Thanks so much Tiff. Enjoy your day. xx

  3. What a wonderful trip! I love all these photos. You captured the LA vibe in all of them. :)

  4. I'd love to visit LA, and this post has just made me want to go so much more! Beautiful photos xx

  5. posti meravigliosi e super lussuosi

  6. Wow, stunning pics... I would like to visit L.A. again soon!!!
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  7. I have never been in L.A. but wish to be there so badly one day. Have fun Nina!

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  8. Marriott is always nice! Anaheim is also where Gwen Stefani was born :) I loved your post, so good you were in Los Angeles and other cities, and I don't know why I didn't receive your post in my mail, since I am subscribed... I have subscribed again! Hope you are fine, wishing a you a nice week!

    1. I think something got messed up while I was updating my blog's features few days ago. I hope it will work now. I didn't even notice that you were subscribed (I still have so many things to learn about blogging). Have a lovely day dear Denise.

  9. Your pictures are so gorgeous!! My boyfriend's family lives in Los Angeles and so I always love going out west to visit them! Santa Monica's one of my favorite places to spend the day!

    1. You are lucky you are visiting California that often. xx

  10. I have never been to LA but it always looks beautiful in photos. The hotel looks gorgeous!!

    xo, Christina

  11. I've never been to Los Angeles but I am dying to go. Your pictures are great and sounds like you had a great time :)


  12. Looks like you had an amazing time!! Love the photos!

  13. Looks like you had a lovely time!! Xx

  14. Looks like a wonderful trip! Love the photos!

  15. You've chosen the perfect place to vacation. Your photos are wonderful!

  16. Glad you got to visit LA! It is such a great city and DTLA has so many amazing places to eat. Hope you had a fabulous time! xoxo, Christine

  17. I stay at the Marriott for work, and love it! Love all of these fun pics too!


  18. Would love to visit this gorgeous city soon.

  19. LA is so stunning! I love the Cali shots! I'm really glad you had a great time :D
    Pam xo/ Pam Scalfi♥

  20. Love your photos! This place is amazing! You definitely had a lovely time!


  21. Lovely travel pictures dear! I have been there too part for holidays and part for my blog jobs and love being in L.A.!!
    Mónica Sors

  22. Jesus, I need a vacation asap xxx
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  23. Looks like a beautiful hotel to stay at. Did you find the rates reasonable? I love visiting LA, there is always so much to do and see there and of course the amazing shopping!

    xoxo Rina

    1. Well, Marriott is never cheap, but my husband travels a lot and stays only at Marriott every country he's on business trip. So he is a Gold Elite Member and he has many benefits like free Breackfast and so on. So their rates work for us. xx

  24. The Santa Monica Pier is always a must in Cali!! Great photos!


  25. These pictures are great, looks like you had a good time

  26. Looks like you had a blast in LA! Love living here for sure :) xo, sharon

  27. LA is just one of my favorite places ever! Such a lovely diary you've got here :)
    Have a great day!
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  28. Sounds like a great vacay. Lovely photos. :)

    XoXo Noma

  29. I love Los Angeles, but I've never been to Downtown. I'm looking forward to the Disneyland post!

    Bella Pummarola

  30. I really miss LA, desperate to go back again

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  31. I love LA! I was there a few months ago, and it stole my heart! Lovely photos!

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  32. I just returned from LA and I really want to move out there. Amazing pics x

  33. I wish I would be there now
    amazing pics :)
    xo katy