Category: Travel

The Motorhead’s Guide To Denmark

(or How I Spent My Summer Vacation) Listen people, I know what you’re thinking. Denmark? There are no car companies in Denmark! There are no famous racetracks in Denmark! There are no famous races, shows or even noteworthy roads in Denmark! What are you thinking Mama? Why subject me to this dumbass post? Well, my friends, that’s exactly why I’m writing to you today. I can...

Layover Adventure: 18 Hours In Iceland

Layovers. We all dread them. They’re awful, dreadful, the things nightmares of made of. But what if a layover could be fun? An opportunity to briefly explore a place that isn’t necessarily on your bucket list, but you find intriguing. Kind of a globetrotting one night stand, if you will. For me, this is Iceland. It’s not a place I’ve ever dreamed of ..what with...

Topanga Days Parade 2017: Who Let The Hippies Out?

Topanga Days.  If you’re not from here, you probably don’t know. But should you? Well, it’s certainly an acquired taste. Let’s try a little quiz— *Do you like patchouli, second hand pot smoke, tie die t-shirts, henna & dirty hippies? *Are you craving an environment where bras and shoes are optional and kids roam the streets like wild banshees? *How about peace, love, live music...

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....