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Long Beach, California

Aquarium of the Pacific 100 Aquarium Way Long Beach, CA 90802 Purchased a combination ticket of around 50 dollars - Entry to the Aquarium ($30) + Whale Watching ($35).   The Aquarium at the Pacific Lovely Jellyfish Taking a picture with the scuba diver during the Tropical Reef Dive Pictures with the Parakeet A Merry Christmas Diving and her name is Michelle (An Education Specialist in the Aquarium) :) A sea dragon! Shoreline Village 401-435 Shoreline Village Drive Long Beach, CA 90802 A quaint promenade of shops, arcades, and restaurants along the Long Beach. See  more . Other Activities Whale Watching - didn't see any whale so ended up taking pictures of people and birds... Not much things to photograph..... Santa's helper is looking for the whale... Maps Long Beach Maps

Santa Monica, California

Santa Monica Beach and Pier Santa Monica Place Feels like the same promenade along the Hollywood Boulevard, very nice place and connected to the Third Street Promenade Third Street Promenade A long pedestrian street full of shops Santa Monica Map

Downtown - Los Angeles

Along the Hollywood Boulevard Area El Capitan Theatre 6838 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028 TCL Chinese Theatre 6925 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028 The Promenade beside the Chinese Theatre with the View of the Hollywood Sign Hollywood Walk of Fame Pantages Near the other Metro (Hollywood/Vine) Along the Civic Center Walt Disney Concert Hall 111 South Grand Avenue  Los Angeles, CA 90012 Check out concerts  here .  Or check out their FREE tours (make sure you check their available schedule beforehand) Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels 555 West Temple Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 The interior of the Cathedral Tomb of St. Vibiana The cathedral houses an original relic piece taken from the Tilma of Our Lady of Guadalupe Maps Map for Cathedral and Walt Disney Get off at Civic Center/ Grand Park Station Map of Hollywood Walk of Fam

Hamburg - German Christmas Markets

Airport: Hamburg Airport Airport to City Centre: Take S1 (S-Bahn/Schnell Bahn/ Fast Train) which goes straight to Hauptbahnof (Central Train Station) or Jungerfersteig (near the Rathaus/ Townhall).  See map here . You can just by the Gro ß bereich Hamburg or Greater hamburg area Ticket.. which costs around 3 Euros for Single or there's a group day card for 5 people for around 11-ish Euros. What to do: What to eat:

Mallorca (Majorca) - Palma and Santa Ponsa

TRANSPORTATION Airport: PMI (Palma, Majorca) Airport to City Centre: Bus 1 Just outside the airport and costing only 3 Euros Get off at Plaza Espanya in Palma to get off the central train and bus stations Every 15 minutes on weekdays, and around 30 minutes on holidays and Sundays. Palma to Santa Ponsa Bus 102 , 104, 111 At the Bus station in Plaza Espanya (just beside the trains), costing 3.40 Euros and get off a Plaza Ponsa 104 is slower, takes an hour, so you might just want to take 111 and 102. THINGS TO DO SANTA PONSA One of the many resorts in Mallorca and has great water inlets PALMA Main city center of Mallorca  There is a historical Palma which is great to walk around Pueblo Espanol This looks like window to the Spanish world.. they have houses and replicas of famous attractions around Spain They even had a replica of Nasrjid Palace of Alhambra (and less the crowd) Palma Cathedral This is the m



Poppies at Tower of London