Just 1.5 hours outside of Los Angeles sits the Antelope Valley Poppy Reserves – fields full of beautiful, vibrant poppy’s as far as you can see!
Driving to Antelope Valley is a beautiful sight in itself. I felt like we were in wine country! Once we got closer to the fields, I was surprised to see just how many people were there to take pictures and soak in the views. So please, wear your masks! Quarantine definitely put this spot on the map.
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Instead of heading to a tropical destination for spring break, I headed to the cold. Living in LA, Mammoth honestly felt like vacation and a change of pace. When I lived in Chicago, we would only go on vacation somewhere warm. Now, I want to go to cold places! I never thought this day would come. Continue reading “Spring Break in Mammoth”
This week I ventured off from the West Side to explore Silverlake, a neighborhood I don’t go to very often. Driving there is a painnnnn in the booty. That’s the annoying part about living in LA. It’s hard to get off the couch and meet up with friends when they live in what seems like the other side of the world. Or at least the other side of LA. Continue reading “Roo Coffee + Trois Familia, Silverlake”
If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen that I spent the last week soaking up the sun on Oahu. Now that I’m back to reality, I have no choice but to relive my vacation though this blog post. *Sad face.*
I wanted to share some advice and photos from my trip in case you ever find yourself on this island in the pacific ocean! Although most of my days were spent sleeping on the beach, I promise I did some cool stuff. So check it out. Continue reading “My Trip to Oahu”
Although falling asleep on the beach has its consequences, such as turning into a human tomato, nothing beats the feeling of the sun on your skin or the sounds of waves crashing onto the shore a few feet in front of you.
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Happy holidays everyone!
I just got back from an amazinggg trip to New York City. It’s one of the most magical places to be around Christmas time, despite the cold weather that I’m definitely not used to anymore. I got to see family, go shopping, have a “tea party,” check out the Rockefeller Christmas tree… what more could I ask for?
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I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! I just got back from break and I miss it already… Just the thought of having to gear up for finals stresses me out. Thankfully I had a restful weekend in Palm Springs over the holiday. Continue reading “Palm Springs Getaway”
So for those of you who follow me on Instagram (@courtneygquinn), you may have seen that I recently went to San Francisco with my boyfriend. Since we only had three days, we squeezed in a lot in such a short amount of time! I thought I would share some of the things we did and places we ate at. Continue reading “San Francisco Travel Guide”
Guys. This weekend something amazing happened. Something that hasn’t happened since I left Chicago… Continue reading “Masa of Echo Park: Where I Found a Piece of Chicago in Los Angeles”
So last week, I finally got to go home to Illinois for the first time in two years! It was a bit weird being back and visiting all the places I used to go to on a daily basis. My favorite part though, was spending time in the city. Continue reading “Sweet Home Chicago”