Downtown Los Angeles

Hotel Review: InterContinental’s ambitious Downtown L.A. property is a stunner

August 15, 2018

It’s not everyday you spot a helicopter buzzing around Los Angeles at eye-level. Dramatic and impressive, the check-in at the sky lobby of InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown is an astounding way to usher in the guest experience at this (almost) one-year-old luxury hotel; reception is placed on the 70th floor, surrounded by enormous floor-to-ceiling glass […]

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Exploring Downtown L.A.’s underground tunnels is a glimpse into 1920s prohibition

July 22, 2018

There are millions of interesting little details threaded through the rich, and often controversial, history of Los Angeles: one of the most storied cities in the world thanks to its confluence of just about everything you can think of. It’s one of North America’s most multi-cultural, famed for it’s (mostly) sunny weather and largely distinct […]

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Exploring Downtown L.A.’s extensive underground tunnels is a glimpse into 1920s prohibition

June 22, 2018

There are millions of interesting little details threaded through the rich, and often controversial, history of Los Angeles, one of the most storied cities in the world thanks to its confluence of just about everything you can think of. It’s one of North America’s most multi-cultural, famed for it’s (mostly) sunny weather and largely distinct […]

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Eat your way through eleven of the best brunches in Los Angeles

November 3, 2016

Whether it’s breakfast, lunch, dinner or a 2am snack, Los Angeles has you covered. It’s not like New York, however, where you can wander the streets on a Sunday morning and eventually stumble across a diner for your brunch – but in LA that’s going to be an unlikely feat. You need a car (or […]

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Hotel Review: Large Double Queen Room at the Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles

June 29, 2016

Yesterday we took you to the beaches of Santa Monica, and now today we take you to the other end of the new Expo Line – the revamped, revitalised and culturally vibrant Downtown LA. At the heart of this is the Ace Hotel, an old United Artists Theatre turned Church (“Los Angeles University Cathedral”) turned 13 […]

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