Category Archives: Travel/Places

March 11, 2009

Venice Beach Hostel

Venice Beach Hostel

It’s time for the last hostel review of the trip. This time it’s the Venice Beach Cotel, which is located right on the beach in Venice, California.

What is a cotel you ask? That’s a good question. I stayed there for two nights and still have no idea. My only guess is that it is some sort of cross between a condo and a hotel. However, this place describes itself as a youth hostel according to the flyer so that doesn’t make sense.

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March 10, 2009

The Gaslamp Quarter

When hanging out in San Diego, I manged to check out the historic Gaslamp Disctrict. It’s located downtown and wasn’t hard to find since the hostel was actually located in it. The Gaslamp Quarter had a lot of bars scattered around it. It reminded me of 6th Street in Austin only smaller (in terms of […]

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February 17, 2009

A Few Pictures From Tucson

It’s been awhile since I posted a travel story so I thought I would write about my latest trip. A few days ago I took a trip down to Tucson to do some hiking. After I got their I found out that the hike was sort of lame. Considering they had tram rides for people […]

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February 9, 2009

A Day At The Wildlife World Zoo

This past weekend, my girlfriend and I were on our way hiking when we noticed some dark clouds to the West. Once we saw them, we decided it probably wasn’t a good idea to go up in the mountains. Especially since I still remember the “lightning bolt incident of 2008.” So instead of hiking, we […]

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