Author: Jericha Griffin

A pilot’s daughter, Jericha loved to tag along on her dad’s trips throughout North America. On explorations including Europe, South Asia, and Africa, her passion for travel expanded with each new horizon. As a writer for Travel Lemming, Jericha is thrilled to share what she’s learned, especially about her beloved home state, California. You’re invited to tag along with her via Instagram, @gallivanterie.
23 Best Museums in Los Angeles (By a Local)

23 Best Museums in Los Angeles (By a Local)

Welcome, fellow museophiles! The best museums in Los Angeles are among the finest in the world. From hilltop paradise the Getty Center to the enormous Los Angeles County Museum of Art, you’ll be able to indulge cultural cravings to your heart’s content.  As a Los Angeles local, discovering the many treasures of our area’s museums…

57 Best Things to Do in Los Angeles (By a Local)

57 Best Things to Do in Los Angeles (By a Local)

A vibrant, diverse metropolis, there’s a multitude of incredible things to do in Los Angeles, California. From spotting stars on the silver screen to viewing stars in the heavens from Griffith Observatory, this West Coast city has it all. You can relax on a balmy beach, tour premier art galleries, and see a celebrity headlined…

25 Best Things to Do in Downtown LA in 2022 (By a Local)

25 Best Things to Do in Downtown LA in 2022 (By a Local)

There is SO much to consider when looking for the best things to do in Downtown LA. Marvelous museums, delectable dining, vibrant cultural heritage sites… the list goes on!  As a Los Angeles local, I’ve spent years discovering the cream of the crop in many areas of the city. When it comes to DTLA, there…

27 Best Day Trips from Los Angeles in 2022 (By a Local)

27 Best Day Trips from Los Angeles in 2022 (By a Local)

When it comes to day trips from Los Angeles, we’re spoiled for choice. There’s a bevy of awesome California destinations within driving distance of this thriving metropolis. As a Los Angeles local, it’s been my pleasure to explore the regions surrounding my home. From farmland in San Luis Obisbo to high deserts Palm Springs and…

13 Best Neighborhoods in Los Angeles, By a Local (in 2022)

13 Best Neighborhoods in Los Angeles, By a Local (in 2022)

The best neighborhoods in Los Angeles are among the most desirable in Southern California. Beach-side beauty, soaring skyscrapers, and picket-fence suburban living, we’ve got it all! Whether you’re looking to move here, or just need a place to stay in LA for a trip, there’s a lot to consider when choosing an LA neighborhood. As…

23 Best Los Angeles Beaches for 2022 (By a Local)

23 Best Los Angeles Beaches for 2022 (By a Local)

Experiencing the best Los Angeles beaches is a huge reason many people come to the city. And who could blame them – LA has gorgeous beaches! Between the cliffside tide pools, wide expanses of soft sand, and crashing surf, there are seaside activities for every interest. As a local Los Angeleno, my love for the…

Where to Stay in Los Angeles, By a Local (Best Areas & Places)

Where to Stay in Los Angeles, By a Local (Best Areas & Places)

Choosing where to stay in Los Angeles is one of the most important steps in planning your visit. This sprawling city of LA has a great deal to offer every visitor – beautiful beaches, glamorous rooftop pool parties, world-class restaurants, thrilling theme parks, and the Hollywood hustle. You’ll find legendarily good weather, notoriously bad traffic,…