Destination: San Diego, California (Part 1)

Views of Torrey Pines beach and the bluffs (May 2021) As the world slowly began opening up last year, I decided to spend the long, Memorial Day weekend in San Diego. Granted, it was a day trip, but it was still much-desired opportunity to get out of town and check out another part of California. … Continue reading Destination: San Diego, California (Part 1)

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

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: West Los Angeles (PART 2)

Venice Beach, California (January 2020). Over two years have passed since I last wrote about West LA. I had discussed the neighborhoods of Westwood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, and the Pacific Palisades, as I had gone to those places during my time as a college student. Since then, I hadn't really returned to explore more … Continue reading Lost in LA: West Los Angeles (PART 2)