• Posted:Thursday, April 15, 2010
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Have fun for free in Los Angeles

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Have fun for free in Los Angeles
My coffers are more than empty, which is why my travel plans have had to be put on hold for a while (apart from that world tour I'm planning but I'm having to save up a hefty amount for that, so won't be zooming off on quick city breaks here and there for a bit) but I think even I can afford a quick jaunt to a hostel in Los Angeles, particularly because one flight site has brought to my attention the fact that there are lots of things to do in the city that won't cost a proverbial bomb.

That sounds like a pack of lies, I hear you cry! LA's surely got to be incredibly expensive! Well, let me tell you that Skyscanner has other ideas and has brought me round to their way of thinking fairly quickly.

Apparently, you can get more than your fair share of sun and sand - and not to mention sea - by heading to beaches like Surfrider, Venice and Cabrillo, none of which will cost you a penny. Or you could always take a turn on the Hollywood Boulevard Walk of Fame (I will, of course, be keeping my eyes well peeled for Harrison Ford's star), followed by a trip to the NoHO art district in North Hollywood, where you'll find live theatre, art installations and galleries galore. How's that for a slice of fried gold?

Speaking of frying, you're bound to get peckish while on your LA stay and, although I don't believe you'll be able to eat for nothing, you'll definitely be well fed. I like Le Petit Chateau on Lankershim Boulevard, which is open all week and has been running for years. Give it a go!

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