The Purple Passport to Los Angeles is part of the eBook guide series by The Purple Passport. Essential reading for hip, discerning travelers and on-the-go locals, the Los Angeles guide provides insider tips on over 100 handpicked venues, covering hotels, nightlife venues, restaurants, shops, sights, and spas.
The carefully curated selection of venues, organized by neighborhood for quick and easy reference, allows readers to create distinctive Los Angeles experiences. These include checking into an Old Hollywood castle on a hill that once played host to the likes of Greta Garbo and Vivien Leigh; indulging in a luxurious massage in a poolside cabana fit for a starlet; shopping for designer denim and fresh-from-runway couture elbow to elbow with Young Hollywood trendsetters; rambling through lush sculpture gardens with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean in the backdrop; dining on glam Japanese fare while taking in the buzzing crowd on the hottest see-and-be-seen restaurant terrace; and sipping extravagant cocktails amid live jazz and film industry power brokers. Helpful maps and city-orienting information about transportation, seasonal highlights, and local culture are also included.