ACE Hotel

This week’s Secret of SoCal is ACE Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles. I don’t know about you, but my calendar is unusually packed for this time of year; between birthday parties, graduation partie...

Watts Towers

Perspective manifests differently for everyone. For me, I love blasting music, eating pizza, and watching a west coast sunset. Perspective for Simon Rodia was obtained through creating art. This week...

Korean Bell of Friendship

This week’s Secret of SoCal is The Korean Bell of Friendship. After seeing pictures of this Secret of SoCal numerous times on social media, I decided to venture out to San Pedro to visit the histori...

SS Monte Carlo

This week’s Secret of SoCal is the SS Monte Carlo. Although many Southern California residents were dubious and disappointed about the ‘El Niño year’ because of the lack of rain, there were oth...

Los Angeles City Hall Observation Deck

This week’s Secret of SoCal is the Observation Deck at Los Angeles City Hall. From 1928-1964, Los Angeles City Hall was the tallest building in Los Angeles. Standing at 454 feet tall, this 27 floor ...

Jim Morrison Cave

This week’s Secret of SoCal is the Jim Morrison Cave in Malibu. Located on a hiking trail off of Coral Canyon Road, this pink cave is rumored to be the location where the lead singer of The Doors,...

The Flower Fields

This week’s Secret of SoCal is The Flower Fields. The Flower Fields is a 55-acre garden located in Carlsbad, California. Around 70 million flowers bloom on the vicinity by the end of spring, varying...

Bagels and Brew

Today’s Secret of SoCal is Bagels and Brew! Bagels and Brew was just your typical café until last weekend when they released a new bagel, the Unicorn Bagel, and overnight became SoCal’s...

Aquarium of the Pacific

This week’s Secret of SoCal is the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. The Aquarium of the Pacific is home to “more than 11, 000 ocean animals, representing nearly 500 species”. Upon arrival,...

Salvation Mountain

This week’s Secret of SoCal is Salvation Mountain. Located in the Colorado Desert near Slab City, Salvation Mountain is the late Leonard Knight’s (1931-2014) tribute to God. As I drove up the dirt...