Los Angeles is one of the most fast paced and fashionable cities in the world. Popular with tourists from around the globe it seems that anything goes in LA and there is always something to appeal to even the strangest of tastes. If you decide you want to stay a few days then look no further than the Wilshire Crest Hotel, one of the beautiful and picturesque boutique hotels around Los Angeles. It boasts a European countryside theme with a large, comfortable lounge area and courtyard, as well as spacious and clean rooms which feature an additional sink outside of the bathroom. It is positioned in between Beverly Hills and West Hollywood so provides a perfect location for those who want to experience all of LA’s attractions with it being only 30 minutes away from Universal Studios and beaches. It is also very close to the Beverly Center and Rodeo Drive if you want to experience a bit of LA’s retail culture. The Hotel is described as comfortable and affordable and has proven to be a very popular place for tourists. Bookings can be made online or over the telephone and the staff are ready and waiting to answer any of your questions.
If you choose to stay for the weekend of September 6th, 7th and 8th you will have the opportunity to visit the LA Greek Festival and experience the many different types of foods, wines, music, dancing and many other parts of Greek culture. The festival has been running annually for 15 years and welcomes over 15,000 visitors each time, it joins together the many different cultures from all over LA to celebrate the Greek faith, culture, food and dance. It is situated on the same grounds as one of LA’s most beautiful Greek orthodox Cathedrals – The Saint Sophia Cathedral, and throughout the duration of the weekend’s events there are hourly tours with audio description. There will be over 20 different booths all offering different Greek foods, wines and other cultural items as well as margarita stalls, beer stalls and a market place selling imported gifts and other items. To top it all off the special celebrity hosts this year are Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson so for a $5 entry fee, you really don’t want to miss it. The festival can be a fantastic day out for all of the family as there are activities appealing to every age group.