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

5 Favorite Cafes in Los Angeles (PART 2)

Over a year ago, I wrote about my favorite coffee shops in Los Angeles, my hometown. While I still enjoy going to those hotspots, I have since checked out more, and more that I've grown to love. There remains hundreds of cafes that I've yet to try out in town, but until then, here are … Continue reading 5 Favorite Cafes in Los Angeles (PART 2)

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