Lost in LA: The Getty Villa

Outer peristyle (August 2022) While driving the famed Highway 1 in California, one cannot leave Los Angeles without paying a visit to the Getty Villa. Nestled just at the border of Malibu in the Pacific Palisades, the Getty Villa is a hidden, yet not-so-hidden gem to check out for its vast collection of Greek and … Continue reading Lost in LA: The Getty Villa

Photo Challenge: DOOR

Hey, folks! For the longest time, I've been seeing this "Photo Challenge" all over my WordPress feed, from some of my favorite travel bloggers. There are a lot of different types of "Photo Challenges" that are published, but its theme of doors always stood out to me. Simple in function, doors are beautiful works of … Continue reading Photo Challenge: DOOR

5 Beautiful Bookstores in the World

Since I was little, I've always been an avid reader. From picking up YA novels in second grade to studying literature in university, I devoured books within days, even hours, of picking them up. I would beg my parents to take me to bookstores (including Borders, RIP) to spend an afternoon reading in the aisles, … Continue reading 5 Beautiful Bookstores in the World

Destination: San Diego, California (Part 2)

The Botanical Building at Balboa Park (May 2021) Over Memorial Day weekend last year, we did a quick trip to San Diego. It'd been over 20 years since I last visited, and I was keen on returning to check it out again. Although it was only for day, the visit to this part of southern … Continue reading Destination: San Diego, California (Part 2)

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