As a friend of mine put it: “Winter is my favorite week of the year!”  Despite the cold snap we had last week, this week has been nothing but blue skies! I’ve been able to do a lot on particularly sunny weekends, and it was all so close by!  Seeing as it is only week 3, most of us Bruins had little homework and a lot of free time for adventures!

Taking the Big Blue Bus down to Santa Monica is always fun.  There you can rent bikes, go to the beach, do some shopping, or eat at some of their great restaurants!  I’ve always been a fan of Cafe Crepe!  Hiking in Malibu is another fun option where you can climb up waterfalls and explore some cool boulders!  If you’re not a serious hiker, you could always hike to the Hollywood sign which is more of a nice walk.

While I’ve done a lot of things over my weekends here in LA, one of my favorite things to do is try new places to eat!  This weekend, I got to finally try out a local gem called “Bombay Bite”! I’d never had Indian food before this weekend, but after eating some lamb korma I definitely want to try it again!

In short, there is a lot to do (and a lot that I have actually done)!  The three day weekend gave me the time to do a lot of different things, while still feeling relaxed.  Personally, I got to spend a lot of quality time with my friends between eating Indian food, going to church, making a delicious tarte tartin, and going to the movies!  I even had time to sit down and enjoy the sunset! It was the perfect weekend!  I’ve never felt more blessed to be a Bruin!