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Know Before You Go: Los Angeles

Traveling to an unfamiliar destination can be stressful and overwhelming. And while there are oodles of travel sites, books, and blogs to recommend the hottest new this or the cheapest that, there are few places to turn for practical information that will save you time, and keep you safe. That’s why there’s Know Before You Go.

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National Geographic Traveler columnist Christopher Elliott is trekking through the Los Angeles area with his family in search of the real Southern California. This is his seventh and final dispatch; read the previous one here. Nothing brings a family together like a little adversity, so it’s probably no wonder that our oldest son, Aren, is…