11 Things That Came As A Culture Shock To This Miami Girl When I Moved To L.A.

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Going from one sunny spot on the east coast to another sunny city on the west coast can’t be that much of a culture shock, can it? While Miami and Los Angeles are both amazing cities that do have a lot of things in common, here are some things I, as a born and bred Miamian, noticed when I moved here from the 305. 

1. Yes, traffic is as bad as everyone tells you it is.

Latinos are already notorious for being late. Adding in the 45 minutes it takes to cross 7 miles on the 405 doesn’t help your case.

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