September 13, 2022

Pop-Up Experiences in LA

In this episode we discuss pop-ups in LA with Lena. Pop-up experiences are popular events that take place throughout the LA area. Sometimes pop-ups are immersive experiences based on a popular TV show or movie; other times they highlight a celebrity chef or a musician. We also share all of the various ways that we learn about these types of events.
 
You can follow our guest Lena on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/lenazilla/
 
You can find more information on places we talked about here https://ladreaming.com/guidetola/your-essential-guide-to-los-angles-pop-up-events/
 
You can follow our host Michelle on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/la.dreaming/

The D23 EXPO is a convention that takes place every two years in Anaheim, California. The ultimate fan event is three days long, though you can choose to only go one day. We talk with Mindy, a Disney Blogger, about what to expect as a first-time attendee. This conversation is helpful for those planning on going to the upcoming expo, or wanting to attend one in the future.

You can find Mindy’s D23 Guide here: https://thisfairytalelife.com/d23expo/

You can find Mindy on Instagram (@fairytalemindy) here: https://www.instagram.com/fairytalemindy/

You can find information about D23 on LA Dreaming here: https://ladreaming.com/disney/disneys-d23-expo-tips-for-a-magical-first-experience/

You can follow our host Michelle on Instagram (@la.dreaming) here: https://www.instagram.com/la.dreaming/

We discuss hiking trails in Los Angeles with journalist Ellie Rudy. Los Angeles County has so many different hiking trails for people of all skill levels. For this conversation, we focus on seven different areas where you can enjoy a walk or hike including the Angeles National Forest, Malibu Creek State Park, and Mount Baldy. Our goal is to encourage you to go out and explore our beautiful trails.

You can read Ellie's article on 10 Best Hikes in LA for LA Magazine here: https://www.lamag.com/citythinkblog/10-best-hikes-in-los-angeles/

You can follow Ellie on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sweatygirl_3000/

For more information on what we discussed in this episode please head to: https://ladreaming.com/guidetola/hiking-trails-in-los-angeles-worth-checking-out/

You can follow LA Dreaming on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/la.dreaming/

In-N-Out Burger is a beloved California-based fast food chain. Enjoying a burger & fries at In-N-Out is a must-do whether you are local or visiting LA for the first time. In this episode, with my Dad, we discuss the history of In-N-Out, and how you can visit the replica of the original location as well as the company store. We share some of the coolest locations you can visit as well as some tips to make your experience even more enjoyable. Our goal was to share a few things that even big fans might not know.

For more information on what we discussed in today's show please visit: https://ladreaming.com/guidetola/this-in-n-out-museum-is-a-must-see-for-california-foodies/

You can follow our host Michelle on Instagram: @la.dreaming

We discuss old Hollywood inspired spots in Los Angeles with Lara Scott from K-EARTH 101.

While there are so many different places that you check out to experience old Hollywood glamour, we focus on five locations that will help transport you back in time. Three of the locations we discuss have all hosted the Academy Awards (The Hollywood Roosevelt, The Pantages Theatre, and The Millennium Biltmore Hotel). We also discuss the LA Central Library and the Old Town Music Hall in El Segundo. Join us as we share what makes these places special.

For more information on what we discussed in the episode please visit: https://ladreaming.com/guidetola/experience-old-hollywood-glamour-at-these-los-angeles-locations/

You can listen to our guest, Lara, on-air at: https://www.audacy.com/kearth101/listen#recently-played

You can follow Lara on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/larascottmedia/

You can follow our host Michelle on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/la.dreaming/

We discuss beach bonfires in Orange County with Heather from ThatOCGirl.com. Did you know that while LA County only has two beaches where you can enjoy a bonfire, the OC has more than 8 beaches for you to choose from? If you don't want to spend all day saving a fire pit, Heather shares tips for the ultimate VIP experience.

For more information on what we discussed in this episode please visit: https://ladreaming.com/guidetola/enjoy-beach-bonfires-in-orange-county/

You can follow our guest Heather on Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/itsthatocgirl/

You can follow our host Michelle on Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/la.dreaming/

June 1, 2022

The Hollywood Bowl

We discuss the iconic Hollywood Bowl with Bonnie Mink. In addition to being the summer home for the LA Philharmonic, you can enjoy concerts, movie screenings with the orchestra playing along, as well as fun events like "The Sound of Music" sing-along. Since the bowl is considered a public park, you can also come here to work out on Saturday mornings.  For more information on what we discussed in this episode please visit: https://ladreaming.com/guidetola/hollywood-bowl-tips-to-get-the-most-out-of-your-visit/

You can follow our host Michelle on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/la.dreaming/

We discuss hidden gems in Orange County with Rey. There are so many cool places to visit in the O.C., but in this conversation, we strive to share with you some places that will hopefully make your next adventure even more epic. We mention places in Brea, Huntington Beach, Newport, Irvine, Anaheim, and more!  For more information on what we discussed in this episode please visit: https://ladreaming.com/guidetola/hidden-gems-in-orange-county-that-are-worth-checking-out/

You can follow our guest Rey on Instagram at: @exploreytion

You can follow our host Michelle on Instagram at: @la.dreaming

There are so many different ways that you can see movies for free in LA. In this episode, we discuss the different ways that you can see movies for free with Elliott Ares. We share how you can attend test screenings of upcoming movies, FYC events, movie premieres, and more. If you enjoy seeing movies be sure to listen to our very first podcast episode where we discuss the outdoor movie screenings in LA.

For more information on what we discussed in this episode please visit: https://ladreaming.com/guidetola/how-to-go-to-the-movies-for-free-in-los-angeles/

If you would like to learn how to you can attend movie premieres & other events with cast & crew members visit https://ladreaming.gumroad.com/l/TSFOY 

You can follow Michelle on Instagram @la.dreaming

We are talking to Erin from TheSoCalGal about things to do in Venice Beach and Santa Monica. You can easily spend an entire day exploring this fun area.

For more information about what we talked about in today's episode please visit: https://ladreaming.com/guidetola/things-to-do-in-venice-beach-and-santa-monica/

You can follow Erin on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thesocalgal_/

Visit Erin's site: https://thesocalgal.com/links/

You can follow our host Michelle on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/la.dreaming/

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