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16 09, 2017

Killer Shrimp with a Killer View

By | September 16th, 2017|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: , , , , |

One of Marina Del Rey's most popular restaurants, Killer Shrimp, serves a Spicy Seafood Broth and Cucumber Lime Mint Gin Martini that is simply perfecto after a Paddle-board Session! Recently, I've found myself spending more time in this cozy, friendly area which contains chiller vibes and less of a crowd (than neighboring Santa Monica). The [...]

8 08, 2017

Changing Faces: San Gabriel Valley

By | August 8th, 2017|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: , , , , , , |

My article "Changing Faces: How Immigration and Food Forever Changed the San Gabriel Valley", a proof that Immigrants Make America Great. Published in ARE Magazine, Summer Edition 2017, read it here.

15 07, 2017

Catalina lsland: Island of Romance

By | July 15th, 2017|Categories: Catalina Island|Tags: , , , , |

My Travel article on Catalina Island: Island of Romance as published in ARE Magazine, Summer Edition 2017, read it here.

21 06, 2017

Room to Read ‘Comedy for a Cause’

By | June 21st, 2017|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: , , , , |

Nearly 800 million people are still illiterate TODAY. That’s 1/9 people who cannot read or write, with 2/3 being women and children. While some may not think that helping ‘them’ will affect us here in the US, it certainly does. When you have nearly 1 million people not being able to work because they are handicapped by illiteracy, that affects [...]

1 06, 2017

2017 World of Children Awards

By | June 1st, 2017|Categories: India, Los Angeles, Middle East|Tags: , , , |

World of Children was founded in 1998 by Harry Leibowitz and Kay Isaacson-Leibowitz, retired senior executives from Procter & Gamble and Victoria’s Secret respectively. Their non-profit organization that has granted more than $9 million in cash grants and programs. More than 100 Honorees have been supported since which is the driving force behind selfless programs that [...]

25 04, 2017

Austrian Air: Nonstop LA to Vienna

By | April 25th, 2017|Categories: Austria, Europe, Los Angeles|Tags: , , , |

On April 10, 2017, Austrian Air made an exciting announcement: their first nonstop service to the West Coast, to our lovely town of Los Angeles! Boeing 777-200 aircraft. Photo Courtesy of Austrian Airlines.   Nonstop Flight: Los Angeles to Vienna Starting summer of 2017, Austrian Airlines will offer up to six flights per week between Vienna to LA on the Boeing [...]

8 04, 2017

Beach Getaway to Catalina Island

By | April 8th, 2017|Categories: California, Catalina Island, Los Angeles|Tags: , , , , |

As the daylight savings switches our clock back an hour, delaying our Sunset to a timely 8pm and the California warmth approaches to the perfect 78 degrees, it's also time for the beach! While Californians can virtually go to the beach 350 days out of the year (when it doesn't rain), we have been so [...]

25 03, 2017

Beef Noodle Soup

By | March 25th, 2017|Categories: China, Los Angeles, Taiwan|Tags: , , , , , , |

My absolute favorite food in the whole wide world is a bowl of Beef Noodle Soup. This is my ultimate go-to comfort food, my guilty pleasure. Any time of the day, any season of the year. There are various versions in which I rarely discriminate against as I appreciate them all, as long as heart and [...]

25 02, 2017

Biking Catalina’s Hillside to Avalon

By | February 25th, 2017|Categories: California, Catalina Island|Tags: , , |

Catalina Island is a stretch of 22 miles off the coast of California that is a relaxing place to getaway for a few days. Either for pure relaxation, family-fun, romantic weekend or an adventure-filled trip. Just an hour boat ride which you can catch from the Long Beach, San Pedro or Dana Point port via Catalina Express. [...]

27 12, 2016

A Decade in Business & Travel

By | December 27th, 2016|Categories: Colombia, Denmark, Dharma Bum, Dominican Republic, Holland, Jordan, Los Angeles, Morocco, Sri Lanka|Tags: , , , |

2016 has been an intrepid year in Travel Adventures. Flight prices were incredibly inexpensive and credit card points made it much more accessible to book travel. I hope this post inspires you to book a few trips in 2017! Travel as I've mentioned time and time again, does not need to be expensive. It can be [...]