Malibu Articles

5 Best Photo Opportunities in Malibu

by Roger Grody. Posted Oct 19th 2010 04:28 PM
Photo Opportunities Malibu

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Malibu used to be just a sleepy fishing village along the scenic California coast. But even after being discovered by celebrities, who snapped up oceanfront lots to erect their mega-mansions, now-trendy Malibu somehow manages to retain the charm of its humble origins. Given Malibu's natural beauty, there's hardly a spot in which Pacific Ocean vistas don't come into play – it's a photographer's paradise. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a novice with your first digital camera, your batteries will be quickly worn out by the abundant photo opportunities. Malibu, you'll discover, is as photogenic as a place can be.
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Malibu with Tweens: A Perfect Family Day

by Hope Edelman. Posted Oct 18th 2010 02:53 PM
Malibu with Tweens: A Family Vacation

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Malibu typically inspires images of surfers and celebrities. While both groups can be found in abundance, there's much more to this coastal enclave than what's depicted on the news. Tide pools, mountain trails, and outdoor seafood shacks are just some of my family's favorite outings along this coastal stretch between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Monica Mountains. If you are planning a trip to Malibu with tweens, allow me to recommend a few spots that are sure to make this your best family vacation ever.
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Happy Hour in Malibu

by Tiffany Carter. Posted Oct 11th 2010 05:17 PM
Happy Hour Malibu

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Malibu is the place that comes to mind when listening to Katy Perry songs. This city is a quintessential southern California hotspot and the happy hour restaurants and lounge bars do not disappoint. You can feast on sophisticated bites with fancy cocktails or you can brush the sand off your feet and go casual for cheap beer and quesadillas. Here is a list of the top stops for happy hour in Malibu.
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Malibu with Teens: A Perfect Family Day

by Karleen Wetherald. Posted Oct 4th 2010 09:18 PM
Malibu with Teens: A Family Vacation

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Malibu, Calif. often invokes thoughts of movie stars, expensive beachfront homes, and opulent shopping - not as a great place for family vacations with teens. However, with 21 miles of coastline and picturesque mountains and canyons, Malibu is an outdoor playground offering families an abundance of fun things to do. You will not find it hard to plan a vacation day in this surprisingly cool, friendly and laid back community. Here are some of our best family vacation ideas for a trip to Malibu with teens.
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Safe and Dangerous Places in Malibu

by Sarah Scherff. Posted Sep 14th 2010 02:43 PM
Areas to Avoid Malibu

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When you think of Malibu, you think of Hollywood's rich and famous, of blue waters, sandy beaches and an idyllic lifestyle. Right? Well, partly right. Along with the rich and famous, there is a heavy dose of hippie and surfer culture. And while most of the city is very safe for visitors and locals alike, there are some areas to avoid in Malibu. What follows is a run-down of safe areas and dangerous places in Malibu.
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