Los Angeles is where I fell in love with art history. I have visited the Getty Villa numerous times and would continue to stare in awe at the heroic Greek statues and shimmering bronze jewelry. Malibu has served as my “happy place” where I am always ready to return. My best friend and I decided to take a quick trip before our senior year. In the mornings, we sunbathed in Venice Beach and walked along the boardwalk to see live performances, art demonstrations, and very eccentric-I mean, interesting-people. We had morning mochas at Urth Caffe followed by the West Coast staple In-N-Out Burger for the afternoon. Our quick trip was filled with screams from the Santa Monica Pier rides, art gallery hopping and tears of laughter from The Comedy Store.