Faraway Files #127

June 20, 2019
June 20, 2019 Hilary

Faraway Files #127

Are you a city mouse or a country mouse? I’m most definitely a city mouse, but even a city mouse needs to escape the hustle sometimes, so this week I’m sharing my recent adventures at Malibu State Creek Park, which is the perfect spot to spend an afternoon. Not only is it a lovely scenic spot, but its close proximity to LA made it a prime filming location and for the better part of a century many of the films and television shows we know and love were filmed there. Where else in the world can you combine Hollywood with hiking, What about you, do you, where do you go to escape? Is it somewhere close by, or far from home? Either way, I hope you’ll share it with here on this week’s edition of Faraway Files.

#malibu #thingstodoinla Malibu State Creek Park Malibu Los Angeles California #

Speaking of country mice, Elliot and I are getting ready for our escape journey to England in a few days, where we’ll be spending some quality time with friends exploring  outside the city.  See you next month… In the meantime Clare was our host last week and her favorites were:

Stargazing in a Shepherd’s Hut by Le Coin des Bobby
Our South American Itinerary by Albom Adventures
Quiet London: The Garden Museum by Changing Pages

Welcome to Faraway Files, the travel link up hosted every Thursday by Erin from Oregon Girl around the World, Corey from Fifi + Hop, Hilary from Hilarystyle and Clare from Suitcases and Sandcastles.Faraway Files is a weekly file of the best travel ideas on the web. We want to dream of faraway places, make new travel plans and share our travel secrets. We hope you’ll link up and inspire us to travel to new places or revisit a place we thought we knew. We know that you can feel faraway even when close to home, so share your experiences of travels near and far wherever you are in the world.

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I love to travel & explore the world both near and far! I do my best to make the most out of life each and everyday! I have two boys and they are, at the ages of 13 and 18, world travelers and all around go along guys. There isnt anywhere I cant take them. It is my hope this blog will be a way to share the fun things Ive learned while on our many adventures together!

Comments (4)

  1. I’m a little bit country and a little bit rock-n-roll. Ha! After living 4.5 years in the city here in Copenhagen, I definitely need breaks to country and nature and seaside and mountains. I had a good balance of that at home in Oregon. Need to seek it out more where we live here. Cheers from here!

    • Hilary

      Ha! Me too, but mostly rock-n-roll! We’re lucky to have the beach as an escape, but it’s great to have all these hiking opportunities close to home.

  2. Thank you very much for choosing my post as one of the favourites. It’s so much to fun to be part of this link up and know more about the wonderful world around us. I really appreciate the gift of encouragement, it makes writing a little bit more worthwhile.

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