#CALIFORNICATION

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Sunny¬†weather, picture perfect beaches, great restaurants, a wild nightlife, shopping strips and malls – these are a must for me when picking a holiday destination! So Los Angeles was ideal; it has everything and more! It was my second time in the city of dreams, but it felt like my first time all over again. It was a jam packed trip too, not only was it a girls getaway but it was my birthday too ūüôā See why Beverly Hills, Hollywood make my list as some of my places in the world and what I got up too below…

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Palm trees and clear skies! I love my hotels but I find that whenever I visit America I prefer to AirBnB it! Just because of the extra privacy and relaxation, away from the tourist attractions.

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Here was my apartment; which I loved! Spacious, modern and clean! Sign up to AirBnB and give them a go on your next holiday!

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First day in L.A let the games begin! Maxi dress and duster coat : BooHoo.com

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The very first thing I love to do when I’m in America is hit up Sephora! I hate that this beauty store is not yet global! It really is make up heaven, all my favourite brands under one roof!

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Second thing I do is eat! I have a list of restaurants I planned to try, Urth Caffe was on the top of the list and comes highly recommended. Not only is all their food organic, but TASTY! No exaggeration, everything tasted good – even the smoothies.

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Oh Hey Sis!

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This is one of the reasons why I love L.A! Where else do you find poolside vibes like this on a Tuesday morning; Hollywood!

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No more basic Mojito’s for me, make that a watermelon Mojito!

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If your looking for a quick tan, then you need to hit up SkyBar at the Mondrian, it’s placed directly under the sun, I’m convinced it’s the hottest part of L.A! lol

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So I’ve given up meat for over a year now, strictly seafood! But I considered this a cheat holiday – so I don’t know if it’s that I haven’t had meat in ages or this was just the best Steak & Frites¬†I have ever had – lol!

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Bikini : ASOS

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A tour of Warner Bros studio was fun and interesting! It’s surreal seeing all the sets and props in person – unfortunately no camera’s were allowed *sigh*

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But we sneaked in a couple selfies! lol! Hey Cuz!

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Venice Beach! Well the quiet part of Venice beach, picture perfect!

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Beach waves on the beach… pun intended lol

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Views like this left me speechless!

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I’m so Hollywood lol! Having¬†my teeth whitened in Beverly Hills had me feeling some type of way…

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30 mins averaged at about $100, I was ok with the results. I wish I did an hour, I would of been pleased, but it was way too uncomfortable… I tried!

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Silk and Lace : Prettylittlething.com

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Soul food is good for the soul, so Roscoe’s chicken and waffles it was! And there goes my seafood diet again!

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Strangely after I got back I read that Roscoe’s filed for Bankruptcy and Snoop Dogg is considering a takeover! Lol! I think he could make a great difference!

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I had the best day doing lunch on Rodeo Drive, not only was the weather perfect but it is beautiful and has all off my favourite designers!

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¬† Prada, Gucci…

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Chanel…

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I hope your enjoying my photography, i’m quite impressed with my shots LOL!

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If your ever on Rodeo Drive make sure you pass by the House Of Bijan and your sure to be met by a yellow Rolls Royce or  a yellow Bugatti. The owner of HOB; a designer boutique passed away and in honour of his passing his children park his prize possessions; his yellow customized rides outside the store.

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The yellow luxury rides are an official attraction to Rode Drive, so much so they allowed HOB to customize the parking meter and make it official. At a cost! Apparently the family have paid (millions) in advance for permanent parking of the cars!

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Considering the fact that i’m obsessed with yellow at the moment – I had to strike a quick pose.

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Another one of my great shots!

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Love Chanel…

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SnapChat : OGFunmi

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Hiking up the Hollywood Hills has been on my bucket list for a while now! Super excited about ticking it off!

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I experienced this with my cousins and of course it was a race to the top!

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The views were insane! Imagine waking up to this every morning!

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I surprised myself and came in second in the hike challenge lol! (thought I would come in last place) You can do anything you put your mind too! lol

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Beautiful moment!

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We made it! *trophy emoji*

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A well earned break before going down.

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Going down is always easier than coming up!

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The loser of the hike challenge had to treat the winners to dinner! Lucky for her we were in the mood some In and Out Burger!

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Now I know what the hype is all about! I get it! The long queue and the hour wait! The burger is delicious – with a side of animal fries! Yum!

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The Man!

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It wasn’t me…lol

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Happy Birthday To Me! Turning 30 in L.A was not just a milestone but was a birthday to remember! I’m super thankful for life and excited about what God has in store for me in this new chapter of my life xo

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Downtown L.A!

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Lots to see and do Downtown L.A particularly if your into music, the arts, fashion and architecture. The Disney Concert Hall.

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The Sheraton Downtown L.A.

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Thigh High Boots: Public Desire #CaliSwag

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A new found love for Mexican food in L.A!

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Until next time L.A for now I have my next destination on my mind…

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