We’ve both lived in California for many years, which means we’ve had plenty of time to find cool things in the Golden State.

L.A.’s three major airports, compared

Four classic, affordable, and non-touristy Los Angeles restaurants

Four awesome, off-beat places to shop in Los Angeles

The ultimate half-day, Southern California desert tour

Three free and enriching things to do with kids in Los Angeles

Here’s what to see on the drive from Los Angeles to Las Vegas

The High Tower Neighborhood: Romantic serenity in the middle of L.A.

Five classic Los Angeles donut shops everyone should try

Almost no one goes to this awesome spot in Los Angeles

Sunken City: The ruins of a neighborhood that nearly slipped into the ocean

Greetings from the apocalyptic ruins of Bombay Beach

This is what lies at the end of Zzyzx Road

This downtown Los Angeles hotel has the best views of the city, and has starred in loads of films

Socialists tried to create a utopia near LA. These ruins are all that’s left

Here’s a good intro to one of LA’s most storied streets