Rick Riordan, author of the book The Lightning Thief, is quoted as saying, “The entrance to the Underworld is in Los Angeles.” While many flock to Tinseltown in search of fame and stardom, the City of Angels is equally filled with horny little devils seeking the best the underworld has to offer. Here are a few fun, sexy things to do in LA!

The Los Angeles outpost of this landmark institution is tucked away in a quaint little tropical garden setting nestled in the heart of West Hollywood. For a truly unique experience visit the store at dusk - the tropical foliage that landscapes the facade of the store is illuminated by ground lighting. You’ll feel as though you’re entering a chic private club.

The Pleasure Chest offers everything you’d come to expect from a sex toy shop, including a wide variety of apparel, publications, personal lubricants, adult videos, and, of course, sex toys.  In my opinion, PCLA offers one of the most extensive collections of dildos (some of these babies are massive), in addition to one of finest selections of cock rings in the city.

The store shines with their selection of workshops covering topics from Burlesque to How to Give the Perfect Blow Job. Among the most popular are the live performance nights hosted by some of the best comics in the city. For seven dollars, you can enjoy free beer and receive 15% off your in-store purchases.

This is the flagship boutique and the crown jewel of the nefarious publisher and adult entertainment mogul, Larry Flynt. Here you’ll find everything from lingerie, t-shirts, footwear, body products, adult videos, toys, to books and magazines. There’s even a cafe where you can sit and enjoy a latte and a light snack.

The store feels more like a swank boutique for the hip and well-to-do than a mere sex toy shop. Located in the heart of West Hollywood on famed Sunset Boulevard, Hustler Hollywood has set the tone for the latest trend in adult entertainment stores - shifting from the dark and seedy, to a clean, spacious, well-appointed space dedicated to providing an inviting shopping experience.

Latex catsuits, corsets, and straightjackets - oh, my! If latex is your thing, then this little boutique will feel like nirvana. Located in the Silverlake area of Los Angeles - sandwiched between Hollywood and Downtown Los Angeles - Syren is considered the premier shopping experience for this brand of highly desirable fetish wear. In the store you’ll find all kinds of colorful, formfitting delights - including fashionable latex dresses, rubber evening gowns, and formal latex military uniforms.

Known as the "Latex Outfitter to the Stars", signature Syren Couture is credited with dressing Angelina Jolie, Gwen Stefani and Eve,  as well as being featured in countless films and music videos. According to one Yelp reviewer “This is the best place in town for all things kinky.”

Located next door to Syren, Stockroom is considered one of the best fetish gear stores in the city. Housing everything you could possibly imagine for BDSM exploration and play, including chastity and electro/medical devices, bondage restraints, hoods, blindfolds, harnesses, floggers, whips, crops, canes, suspension equipment, and so much more. You name it and chances are Stockroom has it.

Stockroom is truly your one-stop shop for all your BDSM needs. Be sure to grab a catalog before you leave - practically everything in the store can be ordered securely online.

Before there was a Victoria’s Secret or an Agent Provocateur, this the iconic lingerie shop was considered the premier purveyor of sexy undergarments. Started by Frederick Mellinger in 1947, the original flagship store was a historic landmark on famed Hollywood Boulevard. After 59 years, the store was relocated a few blocks away to it’s current location, still maintaining it’s Hollywood Boulevard address.

Mellinger believed that if women were to feel beautiful on the outside they had to feel sexy on the inside, especially where her undergarments were concerned. Did you know that Fredricks was the first retailer to introduce pushup bras and black lingerie to the United States? Like all trends, Hollywood’s elite embraced the provocative garments first and the rest, as they say, is history. Today the product line has grown from footwear and hosiery to day wear, corsets, and costume-inspired lingerie.

After a full day of shopping you’ll be ready to let your hair down and play. If swinging is your thing, then boy do I have the spot for you. Club Joi is a premier lifestyle club created specifically for open-minded liberal couples and single ladies. Serving both as an erotic dance club and an on-premise swing club, Club Joi is a safe space to let your inhibitions run wild and express yourself in a non-judgemental environment. Club Joi caters to both experienced swingers and newbies alike.

They offers two play rooms, a huge dance floor, a shower area, lockers to store your belongings, coat and bag check, and gated, secure valet parking. Beyond that, your experience here will be pretty much whatever you create it be - as long as play by the rules (which includes no unwanted touching).  If you treat everyone with respect, you should be fine. At the time of this writing there is an annual membership fee of $20 (and you must be a pre-approved member prior to your visit) with a $60 donation for couples requested at the door. Visit the website's contact page to inquire about membership.

The Sexiest Hotels in Los Angeles

Every great vacation starts with a great crash pad, and Los Angeles certainly offers no shortage of sumptuous and decadent environments to recharge after a full day to shopping and sightseeing. The following selections will serve as an awesome landing place to hang your harness, freshen up, and prepare for a night on the town. Who knows - perhaps you'll even bring the party back to your room for an evening of debauchery.

A "Chic Boutique" describes the The Mondrian Los Angeles - the quintessential “in-spot” for Hollywood’s movers and shakers. As a matter of fact, the hotel is as famous as the guests that stay and play here. Serving as the perfect backdrop for the cast of Sex and the City as well as HBO’s Entourage, the Mondrian is the place to see and be seen. For the ultimate star sighting experience, don’t miss the hotel's famous Sky Bar!

The stylish and chic rooms can only be classified as California Modern.  The color palette is stark white with accents of tangerine and black, all accented with polished chrome, crystal fixtures, bamboo floors, and sumptuous rain showers. You’ll feel as though you died and went to sexy heaven.

Modeled after an infamous royal residence in France's Loire Valley, Chateau Marmont is considered one of Tinseltown's most infamous landmarks. Chateau Marmont is known as much for their clientele's doings (or undoing) as the Hollywood sign. Built in 1927, the Marmont has served as home to such Hollywood royalty as Howard Hughes, Greta Garbo, Jim Morrison, and the late comedian John Belushi (who actually died at the property in 1982).

Perhaps it’s the spirits of the dearly departed, or the hotel's location (off the famed Sunset Trip). Perhaps it's the decadent cocktails.  The energy of this property is widely known for conjuring up your inner bad boy or girl. As a matter of fact, the late Harry Cohn, founder of Columbia Pictures was quoted as saying, "If you must get in trouble, do it at the Chateau Marmont!” I couldn’t have said it better myself.

Even if you don’t stay here, I highly recommend dropping by the bar for a smart cocktail while you take in the view and experience one of the last vestiges of old Hollywood.

Sexiest Restaurant

If you’re a fan of Bravo’s hit tv show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, then you’re aware that queen bee restaurateur Lisa Vanderpump has a new show called Vanderpump Rules. The show is centered around Vanderpump's famous restaurant and bar, Sur, and it’s testosterone-laden and hormone-raging waitstaff. Sur - located in West Hollywood - is brimming with tons of eye candy, awesome cocktails, an extensive dinner/bar menu. Sur guarantees copious opportunities to indulge your inner starfucker - even if it’s only your sexy celebrity waiter. And who knows - if you drop by on the right night you just might end up on the show! If the glitz and glam of Hollywood doesn’t suit your fancy, or you just want to shed your inhibitions and indulge in some BDSM play, check out Sanctuary Studios - a fully equipped dungeon located at near the Los Angeles International Airport. Whether you consider yourself a novice submissive or experienced Dominant, the knowledgeable staff of the Sanctuary is patient with players of all levels and they're eager to make sure you make the most of your experience.

Visit the website to explore the staff profiles of Dominants, submissives, and switches. You have two options to book a session - either you can drop by during regular business hours any day of the week from 11 am to 9 pm (except Saturday until 6 pm) and interview with one of the staff members. Once approved you can book your session on-site at the front desk.   Or you can simply call to arrange an appointment.

The dungeon is available for private sessions as well as room rentals (both extended time and overnight) seven days a week except on major holidays.

If the atmosphere of a strip club is more to your fancy, you can do no better than 4Play. Recognized for excellence by LA Weekly, Zagat, and Men’s Fitness, just to name a few, 4Play Gentlemans Club is consider the #1 rated adult entertainment club in the city.

Featuring the "creme de la creme",  the entertainers cover the spectrum -  Playmates, models, weather girls, TV hostesses, and the good old fashioned ‘girl’s next door’. 4Play offers everything you’d expect from a high-end gentleman’s club, including full bar service and even a private limo to pick you up and return you safely to your hotel at the end of the evening.

Hope you enjoy your next trip to Los Angeles, and find yourself some sexy times in Southern California!