5 Favorite Ramen Spots (outside of Japan)

I have never met anyone who didn't like ramen (Japanese noodle soup). After all, what's there not to like about it? Rich broth, chewy noodles, tender slices of pork...it's the ultimate comfort food that's sure to make your day better. I've had my fair share of delicious ramen while visiting Japan (especially at world-famous joints … Continue reading 5 Favorite Ramen Spots (outside of Japan)

Lost in LA: Long Beach

Near Belmont Shore (July 2020) Home to over 460,000 residents, the city of Long Beach is one of the largest cities in Los Angeles, if not in the entire state of California. This coastal city is located at the very southeast end of Los Angeles County, right at the border with Orange County. Its blend … Continue reading Lost in LA: Long Beach

72 Hours in Los Angeles: Things to See and Do

Los Angeles views (March 2020) When it comes to traveling, some of us might not have the luxury of spending many days in one place. Whether it’s due to rushed planning or limited vacation time off from work, it can be hectic trying to research and cram in as much as possible into sightseeing a … Continue reading 72 Hours in Los Angeles: Things to See and Do

Lost in LA: Griffith Observatory

Griffith Observatory and downtown LA (February 2021) For locals and visitors alike, one cannot go without visiting the Griffith Observatory at least once in their lifetime. Situated in the north of Los Angeles city, this observatory is perched on top of Mount Hollywood, overlooking all of Los Angeles and its surroundings, from the iconic Hollywood … Continue reading Lost in LA: Griffith Observatory

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