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24 hrs with my best friend.

My bestie in California is basically a work-a-holic. Selfish as I am I would have loved to spend every second of my 2 week stay with her. Since that wasn’t possible we made the most of the time together and had a seriously amazing 24 hours. One night we met for dinner at the AMAZING Beachcomber Café in Crystal Cove, right on the beach, for appetizers and champagne. I can highly recommend the baked bleu tomato soup, shrimp vera cruz (basically the best shrimp cocktail you will ever taste) and green goddess calamari. Especially nice was the Ahi Tuna on rice served with a wasabi and orange-marmelade dressing, compliments of the super nice manager.
at the Beachcomber Café, with a view of the breath-taking sunset.
After dinner we headed up to LA, got ready and saw a tennis match of the Farmers Classic Tennis Tournament at UCLA. Since it got a little cold in the stands we made our way over to the W Hotel in Westwood and had some delish mango-mint-mojitos at the bar. On our way home we decided to stop at O’Hara’s (a bar filled with UCLA students) and had some more fun, and drinks :)
 
The next morning we got up fairly early and went for a hike in the gorgeous Runyon Canyon with views over all of LA. After the hike we truely deserved a yummy breakfast at Urth Café in Santa Monica, my new favorite place for breakfast!!
Even though I only get to see Alex once a year it still feels like I am spending time with my sister and as if there was never any time inbetween my visits. A seriously wonderful day with a seriously wonderful girl!!
XOX Vicky
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  1. COME OVER TO THE DARK SIDE... WE HAVE CANDY says:

    Such great&cool pics! Looks like you had so much fun together!

  2. Closet Fashionista says:

    That looks like so much fun! and that breakfast looks very tasty!! Sad you only see each other once a year though :(
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  3. Fashion By He says:

    you look amazing! great pictures

    -He approves

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  4. Kristen says:

    I've always wanted to hike Runyon Canyon. The Beach comber is amazing…. there Kobe burger is to die for.

  5. My Republic of Fashion says:

    Great pictures!sarahD

  6. Mary says:

    Beauttttiufll! Looks like you had fun!

    Mary xo
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  8. Helena from BrooklynBlonde says:

    Awww, such great pics!! Looks like your entire trip has been so amazing. Want to know what your favorite from each spot was! :)

    xx,
    Helena
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  9. Hilary says:

    great pictures! isn't it wonderful spending time with a BFF and it feels like time has never passed? I love the ring in the pic where you're holding the coffee mug!
    xoxo

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  10. Bella *Bellgetsreal says:

    What fun. Too bad its only for 24 hours. I hate saying goodbye.

  11. HC! says:

    lovely photos! that picture of the oatmeal, strawberries, and bananas definitely makes me want to hit the kitchen asap!
    Haute Californian

  12. Kinsey Michaels says:

    I can tell from the photos how close the two of you are! I would love to check out that restaurant you went to, the view is so pretty!

  13. Mariel Torres says:

    time with the bestie is always so fun :)

  14. Daiane says:

    this looks like so much fun! girl power!
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  15. Sera says:

    isn't it great that you can go a year without seeing your best friend and when you get together it's like nothing's changed! looks like so much fun! lovvve california! xo

  16. Flavia says:

    beautiful photos

  17. laxfashion says:

    hello, looks like u girls had a good time, im also from LA, i love to hike on Runyon Canyon park, and earth caffe is very nice too, theres one more earth caffe in west hollywood

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