Author Archive: Aami Gutman

Born and raised in Orange County, California, Aami Gutman's second passion in life (her first being spending time cuddling with her husband and 70-pound Portuguese Pointer) is to travel. She spends most of her days working as a financial auditor, so, needless to say, traveling is her way of fulfilling her cravings for adventure and excitement. She and her husband take every possible opportunity to travel, and have spent time in approximately 20 different countries. While she loves to travel around the world, being a TravelSage has allowed her to share her experiences and further appreciate the uniqueness of Los Angeles!

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Tobogganing in Switzerland

Tobogganing in Switzerland

[ 0 ] May 16, 2014 |

Have you heard of this sport called tobogganing? Unless you have been to Switzerland, chances are high that this is the first time you are coming across this word. Never mind that, we are here to give you a history-geography about this fun activity. Tobogganing is an adventure sport which involves sliding down snowy mountain […]

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Get Hoppy and Happy in San Diego

Get Hoppy and Happy in San Diego

[ 0 ] February 3, 2014 |

  For beer enthusiasts visiting LA, it’s no secret that San Diego houses some of the best breweries. Needless to say, San Diego is a must. I should warn you that LA to San Diego is a two-hour drive, but if you’re looking for a stress-free way to get to San Diego, definitely check out […]

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Worldwide Tipping Guide: Tips for Tipping Around the World

Worldwide Tipping Guide: Tips for Tipping Around the World

[ 0 ] January 8, 2014 |

For those of you who love to travel but can’t quite figure out if tipping is customary in the city you’re visiting, you’ll definitely appreciate our quick tipping guide. With the help of my fellow Sages, here are some tipping pointers that will make your trip less stressful and confusing. Australia:  Casual dining – Tipping is […]

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Feel Warm and Fuzzy at the Santa Monica Christmas Pub Crawl

Feel Warm and Fuzzy at the Santa Monica Christmas Pub Crawl

[ 0 ] December 15, 2013 |

Brainstorming a new way to coax out that holiday spirit? Consider dressing up in your most creative Christmas or holiday wear and heading to Santa Monica’s annual Christmas Pub Crawl! Unfortunately, this year’s pub crawl was December 14, but be sure to check back on the official website for next year’s pub crawl. Feeling like you’re waiting […]

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Walk Your Way Through History

Walk Your Way Through History

[ 0 ] December 3, 2013 |

Looking for the best way to experience a major city in Europe, Middle East and/or the USA? How about taking a walk through history? Sandemans New Europe offers FREE walking tours in 18 different cities. You will spend 1-3 hours walking through one of these cities with enthusiastic guides, passionate about the city they’re representing. […]

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Los Angeles by Neighborhood

Los Angeles by Neighborhood

[ 0 ] November 18, 2013 |

LA isn’t just a place where people follow their dreams or hope for an opportunity to shine, but vacationers too, can live out their dream vacation while visiting LA. LA can be a venue for learning, partying, shopping, sunbathing, pampering, and of course, exploring all things entertainment. Not to mention the fact that you can […]

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Nothing More Electrifying than Drinking and Dancing at a Power Plant!

Nothing More Electrifying than Drinking and Dancing at a Power Plant!

[ 0 ] November 10, 2013 |

Looking for a fun night out in LA? Consider indulging in some dinner, drinks, and burlesque dancing at The Edison. The Edison is located in Downtown LA in an old power plant turned into a 1920s-style speakeasy.  The Edison recreates a feel of invention and imagination, decorated with old boilers, Edison-era light bulbs, and other mechanical artifacts. […]

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There’s Something for Everyone at South Coast Plaza

There’s Something for Everyone at South Coast Plaza

[ 0 ] November 1, 2013 |

Looking for trendy shopping in LA? South Coast Plaza may not be in the heart of LA, but it is worth the drive to Orange County! At any point during the week, you can find tour buses schlepping international travelers parked in the Macy’s and/or Bloomingdales parking lot. This has literally become a scheduled stop […]

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LA’s Express Passes: Travel the City Without the Notorious Traffic

LA’s Express Passes: Travel the City Without the Notorious Traffic

[ 0 ] October 24, 2013 |

While most major cities have convenient means of getting around, Los Angeles can be rather tricky. The city of LA has a lot to offer, but unfortunately, it is very spread out, which makes it a bit challenging to get from point A to point B. Therefore, the best choice of transportation really depends on […]

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The Must-Know Lodging Options of Los Angeles

The Must-Know Lodging Options of Los Angeles

[ 0 ] October 24, 2013 |

No matter what your lodging preferences are, you won’t have any difficulties finding the right accommodations in LA. LA offers an array of luxurious, hip, and/or budget- friendly lodging.  Based on my experience, staying in Hollywood, downtown, and/or Santa Monica is the best way to experience LA. If you are looking for a comfortable place […]

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