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20 03, 2019

Essential Packing Tips for Solo Women Travelers

By | March 20th, 2019|Categories: US|Tags: , , |

Essential Packing Tips for Solo Women Travelers Packing is an essential step for any trip, domestic or abroad. But when you’re going on a solo journey, it’s not enough to pack as you normally would for a weekend beach getaway. The smallest nuisances can magnify when you’re alone, and the last thing you want is [...]

16 03, 2019

Jai Jagat Tour Spreading Love from India to the US

By | March 16th, 2019|Categories: California, India, Los Angeles|Tags: , , , |

In January 2017, I spent 2 weeks learning about the non-profit work by Manav Sadhna in Ahmedabad, Gujarat State of India. The NGO, with it's base out of Gandhi's Ashram, is a major support system for the underprivileged population in Ahmedabad. There is a large presence of their Seva (selfless work) in the 6+ slum neighborhoods [...]

8 03, 2019

Lebanon’s Surf, Sun & Craft Brew at Colonel Reef

By | March 8th, 2019|Categories: Lebanon|Tags: , , |

Visiting Lebanon soon? Make sure you budget a few days time to relax in my favorite town of Batroûn. It's the ultimate beach destination for relaxation, sun, surf, yoga, good food, hiking and even ski activities during the winter time in it's mountainside. Batroûn, just an hour north of Beirut, is a charming beach town all [...]

4 03, 2019

Stylish, Sporty Car for Travelers: 2020 Kia Soul

By | March 4th, 2019|Categories: Korea, Los Angeles, US|

I have been on a little high the past year not having any car payments since I turned in my car lease last June. And so I've been casually browsing options for the near future. Many millennials in America have abandoned the obsession of flashy, expensive cars as a waste. Surveys have shown that people [...]

21 02, 2019

LA Beer & World BBQ Festival

By | February 21st, 2019|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: , , |

Food Lovers! Looking for what to do in LA this weekend? Gather your friends and family for some soulful, gastronomic adventures + beers and head to Downtown! Because I've got the perfect event for you. The Los Angeles Beer and World BBQ Festival is happening this Saturday from 11:30am-4:30pm at the Mandarin Plaza in Chinatown! As [...]

14 02, 2019

“Brave Girl Rising” Film Premieres 03.08.2019

By | February 14th, 2019|Categories: Africa, India|Tags: , , , , , |

As we approach International Women's Day in 2 weeks, Girl Rising, a non-profit behind the global initiative to educate and empower females, debuts another powerful short film called "Brave Girl Rising". The opening premiere will be on March 8, 2019. The film is made in collaboration with the International Rescue Committee and filmed in one [...]

9 02, 2019

Hotel Riu Palace: The Posh Cancun Resort

By | February 9th, 2019|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , |

Hotel Riu Palace is a posh, luxury resort located just 2 miles from Playa del Carmen in Cancun, Mexico. This all-inclusive hotel is the ideal place to stay for a few days of pure relaxation in the safely protected and lively Playacar Community. The hotel has it's own private white sand beach with full service (24/7) [...]

4 02, 2019

Celebrating Day of the Dead in Cancun

By | February 4th, 2019|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , |

The best way to experience a holiday is in the country of it's origin and with it's people. I had the honor of celebrating the Day of the Dead in Cancun, Mexico this past October. The holiday is also known as "Día de los Muertos" or "Día de Muertos". It is similar to our version [...]

31 01, 2019

Totoyama Sushi & Ramen in Hollywood

By | January 31st, 2019|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: |

Jumbo Scallop Sashimi Totoyama Sushi & Ramen is the latest and hottest restaurant to hit one of the most famous blocks in Hollywood. Since June 2018, this authentic Japanese restaurant has been drawing thousands of Japanese food lovers in to taste Chef Yukinari Yamamoto's creations. Chef has poured his passion and heart into his [...]

8 01, 2019

Home Sweet Hacienda Encantada

By | January 8th, 2019|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , |

Welcome home to Hacienda Encantada! Located on the quieter end of the Cabo coast, an enchanted paradise who's name itself conjures up the sounds of coming home. Having grown up in Southern California my whole life, I admit that I had never been to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico until recently. I finally made the very [...]