Sunday, July 17, 2011

The LA files Part I

I flew to Los Angeles on Thursday and can't believe it is already Sunday. LA gives me so much energy. There is so much to do, to see. Staying at the Beverly Hilton is already a treat by itself. This hotel which opened in 1955 is amongst others famous for hosting the Golden Globe Awards. A dangerous place for my credit card since Rodeo Drive is just around the corner. One of the real perks is that it has the largest pool of Beverly Hills. There is nothing better then a cool dive and a perfect Mai Tai after a day in this bustling city. Mai Tai translates from Thahitian to mean "out of this world" and consists of rum, lime juice, orange curacao, orgeat syrup and a maraschino cherry. For the original recipe click here.

Photo (my own): Mai Tai still life with the Beverly Hilton pool in the background.


  1. I LOVE LA!! HAVE FUN!!! ;-)

  2. Could definitely have framed that photo! Hope you had fun!! xx

  3. Sitting in my office in freezing cold and rainy Canberra, that photo is complete torture! Hope you continue to have a wonderful time :)

  4. A friend here is heading to the Beverly Hills Hilton and then Shutters on the beach....I wish I could stow away in her suitcase!

    xo Elizabeth

  5. Hope you had a fabulous time in my town!!



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