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

Bloggers with a View

Happy weekend, folks!

Considering that the future of travel is still up in the air (pun intended), I had the pleasure of collaborating with Véro from My French Chronicles​ to showcase beautiful views from around the world. Check out my part from Los Angeles (starts at 1:25)! Bonne journée! 🙂

My French Chronicles

For many of us, 2020 meant we had to forget about traveling or rethink how far we wanted to go. Reading the New Year’s posts on WordPress made me realise how much we suffered from this incapacity to do that common thing we’re very fond of. 2021 is still very uncertain in terms of what we’re going to be able to do…

Keeping this in mind while trying to stay sane myself, I thought it would be fun to gather a few bloggers I have regular interactions with around a little project. Often, we virtually “meet” at the end of a blog in the comment box, pointing out which photos we liked, which memories the chosen words woke up, or the interest of a challenge’s prompt. But sometimes it feels slightly isolating. See how needy I am these days?! That’s the perks of being an extrovert in a pandemic locked-down…

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