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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, [...]

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 [...]

19 08, 2019

Flora and Bast CBD: Better Sleep & Skin

By | August 19th, 2019|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: |

Choosing the jet setter life means breaking free from old habits and restructuring your life to make space for the things that simplify routines. The combination of an unbalanced diet and constant travel can take a huge toll on one's body, through poor sleep, affecting the skin and overall health. It's not easy to have balanced meals [...]

24 04, 2019

Neococo Empowers & Employs Refugee Women

By | April 24th, 2019|Categories: Central America, India, Los Angeles, Middle East|Tags: , |

Late last year, I had the fateful opportunity to meet the lovely Amrita Thadani over some Rosé on a Friday Jazz night at LACMA. Amrita is the founder of an ethical, fair trade and locally branded clothing company which employs refugee women and women of domestic violence. Neococo was founded in Fall 2017 as a [...]

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 support base for the underprivileged population in Ahmedabad. There is a large presence of their Seva (selfless work) in the 6+ slum neighborhoods throughout [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

20 12, 2018

Financial Advice to Travel in 2019

By | December 20th, 2018|Categories: Los Angeles, US|Tags: |

Every few days, I get messages on social media platforms and emails from friends, acquaintances and strangers on how I afford to travel so much. I'm pretty sure every frequent traveler gets these questions, often with skepticism and suspicion. They assume one must be 'rich' to do so, or have 'rich parents' or 'rich spouses'. [...]

30 11, 2018

Real Estate Investing Seminar in January 2019

By | November 30th, 2018|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: |

After writing my post on Achieving Financial Freedom through Real Estate Investing, I have received dozens of messages from friends & acquaintances on how I've inspired them to act faster on their Real Estate Investing Journey. And so, an opportunity presented itself for a call to action before me. I will be hosting a One Day Real [...]