Santa Monica & Venice: the Perfect Los Angeles Beach Day

Santa Monica & Venice: the Perfect Los Angeles Beach Day

One of Los Angeles’ most attractive features is the proximity (I do use this word lightly – nowhere in LA is quick to get to) of the city to sprawling California beaches. In the same day you can quite easily peruse the designer stores on Rodeo Drive or look for your favourite star on Hollywood Boulevard and then catch a wave on the Pacific Coast.

Santa Monica and Venice beaches are only a 30 minute walk from one another, connected by a boardwalk well beaten by cyclists, skaters and Cali surfer dudes dragging their boards behind them, though in reality each are very much their own separate worlds; one offering a cool coastal ‘lobster on the pier’ kind of vibe, the other selling medicinal marijuana and pet rocks.

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Forty Eight Hour Seaside Escape: Coastal Living with Yankee Candle in Camber Sands

Forty Eight Hour Seaside Escape: Coastal Living with Yankee Candle in Camber Sands

When life in the Capital – the crowds, the smog, the exorbitant price tags – becomes a little overwhelming a bit of sea air and the feel of sand between your toes can do the world of good. Camber Sands, one of England’s vastest beaches, is less than a two hour journey from London and is the perfect place to press pause on a hectic lifestyle and soak up the soul-soothing goodness offered by Coastal Living.

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48 Hours in Paris

48 Hours in Paris

Just a two and a half hour train ride away, Paris is in much closer reach than it may seem. The Eurostar from King’s Cross St. Pancras is a quick, easy – and cheap if you book at the right time! – way to travel underneath the channel and into the City of Love. Taking a train has major perks; no luggage weight limits and no liquid restrictions, so feel free to bring a bottle of bubbly for the journey or buy as much Chanel No. 5 on the Champs-Élysées as your heart desires.

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