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Stories and Tips Long Beach

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Costumes

Written by Alielle on 29 Nov, 2001

Wandering around the con, I saw a ton of interesting costumes. I snapped a couple of photos of some cute costumes here for your perusal. :)…Read More


2nd Street / Belmont Shore

Written by Christina A. Parsons on 01 Feb, 2001

2nd Street (aka Belmont Shore) is the hip, happening area of town where anybody who is anybody either lives or goes on weekends. Full of restaurants, shops and coffee houses, it attracts mostly college students and young couples, although appropriate for all ages. Parking…Read More


Naples Island

Written by Christina A. Parsons on 01 Feb, 2001

Naples Island is located near the Long Beach mainland, connected, of course, by several small bridges. In this area, the homes are multi-million dollar waterfront mansions separated by Venetian canals large enough for small powerboats and gondolas to pass through. This is a…Read More


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Driving down Route 1

Written by gosusan on 19 Oct, 2001

On a warm and sunny day, don your expensive sunglasses, get in your convertible, and drive down along the Southern California coastline on Rt. 1. Laguna Beach or one of the other small beach towns makes a nice stop but the main attraction is…Read More


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The future of the Queen Mary

Written by 12CGTV on 05 Apr, 2003

Carnival Cruise Lines is opening a new cruise terminal right next door to the Queen Mary. You can stay on the Queen Mary the day before your Carnival Cruise, they will have overnight packages. They also have a new parking structure for cruise ship passengers.…Read More


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Anime Expo 2001 - Hollywood and back to Melbourne, Australia

Written by Kun-chan on 03 Sep, 2001

9th July 2001 Due to checkout at midday, Trisha and I both woke at 11am. I got up and got ready, and started packing while she called downstairs and asked for a late checkout. (Damn, why didn't I think of that the night before!?) Sometime in the…Read More


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Anime Expo 2001 - Day Four

Written by Kun-chan on 03 Sep, 2001

8th July 2001 Sadly, today was the fourth and final day of Anime Expo for this year. (It was too short!!) It's so sad when all your friends start leaving for home or to go back to work...and I was leaving the next day, which was…Read More


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Anime Expo 2001 - Day Three

Written by Kun-chan on 03 Sep, 2001

7th July 2001 Yet another sleep in (AX is good for sleeping in! ^_^ ) before Trisha and I headed out to the New Generation Pictures panel (wow, I did well with attending panels this year!)... afterwards I found Meri, Talisen, Alex and Amanda for brunch.…Read More


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Anime Expo 2001 - Day Two

Written by Kun-chan on 03 Sep, 2001

6th July 2001 This was my day for the most panels that I've ever been to at AX! I went to two today!!! First it was the Viz panel (after something of a sleep-in due to the party the night before)... Another panel where Toshi wore his…Read More


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Anime Expo 2001 - To Long Beach and the Con!

Written by Kun-chan on 03 Sep, 2001

4th July 2001 Today involved waking up early enough to get ready and pack for my flight from Seattle to LA. (I'd been on a holiday to Canada and ended up in Seattle... so I was already mostly packed. I just needed to finish shoving my…Read More


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