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25 10, 2019

Noodletown: Best Boston Chinatown Restaurants

By | October 25th, 2019|Categories: US|Tags: , |

Noodletown, a show written and hosted by Travel Blogger & Host, Jacki Ueng, takes you to various Asian Neighborhoods across the United States. This show's purpose is to share with viewers, the history behind Asian immigrant neighborhoods, including the individual stories of their journey while tasting the best Asian dishes. Noodles are the main staple [...]

22 10, 2019

The 24 Iran UNESCO World Heritage Sites & Gardens

By | October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Iran|Tags: , |

Iran Travel Guide: Discovering the 24 Iran UNESCO World Heritage Sites Iran is home to the rich history of the Ancient Persian civilization, famous rulers, poets, and the wonderful architecture and gardens throughout this large beautiful country. The country currently has twenty-two cultural sites and two natural sites recognized as the Iran UNESCO World Heritage [...]

14 10, 2019

Books about Lebanon: Travel, Food & Politics

By | October 14th, 2019|Categories: Lebanon|Tags: , , |

Lebanon has risen to the top of my favorite countries in the world. Its complicated history, hospitable people, their openness to creativity and the arts, their progressiveness mixed with traditional values, the fluidity between European, Asian and Arabic culture, among many other reasons is why I continually dream of going back for longer periods of [...]

5 10, 2019

Escape to European Vibes in Ktown: Caffe Concerto

By | October 5th, 2019|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: , |

There are not too many restaurants that "have it all". It is typically better to focus on a few good dishes and have one concept than to try to do too many. However with the case of Caffe Concerto in Los Angeles' Korea Town, it somehow gets it all right: the food, ambiance, service, theme, [...]

3 10, 2019

3 Days in Boston: What to Do and Eat

By | October 3rd, 2019|Categories: US|Tags: |

The gorgeous city of Boston, Massachusetts is home to some of America’s most historic landmarks, ballparks, stunning parks, museums and some of the best seafood in the region. Boston has also become a very popular city for Business and Special Interest Conventions. Just this year, I attended TravelCon back in June and will be attending [...]

16 09, 2019

2 Day Grand Canyon Antelope Canyon Tour

By | September 16th, 2019|Categories: US|Tags: , |

I recently went on a “2 Day Grand Canyon Antelope Canyon Tour” from Las Vegas through Max Tour. We visited the American Southwest's most scenic and classic spots including Horseshoe Bend, Route 66 and Hoover Dam. And enjoyed two days basking in nature’s glory and adventure. 2 Day Grand Canyon Antelope Canyon Tour I opted for [...]

5 09, 2019

Tawlet: The Kitchen has No Religion

By | September 5th, 2019|Categories: Lebanon|Tags: , , , |

Lebanon has so many diverse elements which make this country so special. Some elements, just to name a few, come in the form of food, with the emphasis on sustainability, entrepreneurship, art and giving back. And no organization and business in Lebanon embody these forms collectively as much as the initiative behind Souk El Tayeb [...]

30 08, 2019

A Pork Lover’s Paradise: Porkfolio Korean BBQ in Arcadia

By | August 30th, 2019|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: |

When many think of authentic Korean BBQ in Los Angeles, their minds go automatically to the Koreatown restaurants. But the San Gabriel Valley has been catching up in recent years. With SGV winning in the realm of Taiwanese and Chinese cuisine for the past 4 decades, a few quality Korean BBQ restaurants have been able [...]

29 08, 2019

How Safe is it to Travel Abroad?

By | August 29th, 2019|Categories: Middle East|

Many travelers can agree that there is a huge gap in misinformation when it comes to safety abroad. Media profits are driven by ratings. Studies have shown that most viewers will be glued longer if they display negative news or fear, especially for American news. The country that thrives #1 on capitalism will prioritize capital [...]

28 08, 2019

Exploring Jeita Grotto, Harissa to Byblos in a Day

By | August 28th, 2019|Categories: Lebanon|Tags: |

Lebanon is home to many natural wonders, religious monuments, and the world’s most beautiful historical sites. Escape the busy streets of Beirut and take a day trip to three of Lebanon's proudest sites: Jeita Grotto, Harissa, and Byblos. This popular three-way route is popular for many travelers which can easily be done (at leisure) within a [...]