Lost in LA: Malibu

Malibu Pier (May 2021). When one thinks of Malibu, some words that come to mind might include "beach," "affluent," "secluded." All of them are correct, as this coastal city located at the very north-west corner of Los Angeles County is world-famous for its pristine beaches and multi-million dollar homes along its shores. Locals and tourists … Continue reading Lost in LA: Malibu

Lost in LA: Antelope Valley

Antelope Valley poppy field (April 2020). While discussing what "Los Angeles" is, it is important to distinguish between Los Angeles, the city, and Los Angeles, the county. The city itself is significantly-smaller than the county (503 squared miles vs 4700 squared miles, respectively), and it's mostly concentrated in the county's center. Los Angeles County itself … Continue reading Lost in LA: Antelope Valley

5 Favorite Cafes in Los Angeles

Let me start off by saying that I'm not a huge coffee drinker. In fact, I don't like coffee on its own; I always have to add either milk or creamer to make it tolerable to drink. Hence, to say that I don't like coffee, yet still write about my favorite coffee spots in Los … Continue reading 5 Favorite Cafes in Los Angeles

New Profile Photo (ANNOUNCEMENT)

Hey, folks! Random update, but after almost three years with the same Gravatar profile, I've come around to changing it for a more-recent photo. Granted, I look more-or-less the same since the last one, but I still wanted to bring in something new this time around. This is a photo of me in my dear … Continue reading New Profile Photo (ANNOUNCEMENT)

Hometown Challenge: My Favorite Photos of Los Angeles

Earlier this month, Jess from I've Bean Travelling did a photo challenge in which she shared her favorite photos of her hometown, Toronto. Inspired by this simple, yet poignant idea of showcasing one's home city, I've decided to go ahead and do one of my own, Los Angeles. I was born and raised in the … Continue reading Hometown Challenge: My Favorite Photos of Los Angeles