Category: Travel

Best Reader Photos Of 2016 (slideshow)

Nothing makes me happier than people sending me their car photos.  Especially because most come from the people who say they’re “not a car person.”  Okey dokey… This year, the photos came from all over the country and over the world– Italy, Australia, England & Japan, among others.  I also noticed more and more kids sending me photos from their smart phones, which I consider...

5 Cool Car Things To Do With LA Kids

School’s out, for..winter?  Yeah, as all LA Unified parents are deftly aware, LA Kids will be on the loose in our fair city for 3 chaos filled weeks beginning today!  I can hear the Merlot pouring from here. But don’t panic people, Mama’s got 5 amazeballs solutions to keep your little people outta your hair and away from their iPads. Caution: they may even learn...

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Five Minutes In..Frankfurt (video)

Frankfurt, Germany is about 6,000 miles from LA.  As you guys know, I’ll go anywhere for kick ass car spotting.  To be honest, I was in Germany to  attend the Automechanika show– which was a ball.  But I’ll tell you all about that later.  First and foremost, I can’t wait for you to see what happened when I ran around the city looking for Frankfurter car culture....

NYIAS 2016: The Top 7 ‘Say What?’ Moments

The New  York International Auto Show is weird in so many ways. First of all, it’s held at the one place in the United States where you really don’t need a car– NYC. That’s kind of like holding a bikini convention in the South Pole, or a porn convention in North Korea– actually scratch that last one, whatever, it’s weird. Second, it’s after Geneva, LA...

Petersen Automotive Museum + Kids + Mama

I recently took 4 kids: 3 boys and one girl to the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles.  We were there to answer the following burning questions: *can kids truly be entertained at a museum? *will the partnership between Pixar & the Petersen fly with the little monsters? *is the Petersen’s remodel a hit or miss with the kids? *can Mama handle an entire day...

Only In LA: The (Post Op) Petersen Museum

Mama heads over to the new & improved Petersen Automotive Museum to check it out before it opens. Is it awesome? I dunno, do you like Entourage, penthouses and scratch & sniff Daniel Craig? How about Ferraris, Bugattis or the 1933 Duesenberg that cleaned up at Pebble Beach? I thought so…watch this: