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26 10, 2015

Are you Human Kinda?

By | October 26th, 2015|Categories: Los Angeles, US|Tags: , |

Tonight, I'd like to share with you my fellow Earthlings, "Human Kinda", an introspective look at our busy lives in the 21st century, especially when it comes to Americans and stress. Enjoy this 15-minute short-film presented by Jetblue. I feel this anxiousness every waking moment of my days. Even during my sleep my mind is stressing over [...]

8 09, 2015

Masood Ali Khan at Bhakti Fest

By | September 8th, 2015|Categories: California, Los Angeles|Tags: , , |

The 7th annual Bhakti Festival will be coming up this weekend on September 9-14 at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center in Southern California. A weekend filled with live Sacred Music, Yoga, Workshops, Healthy Food Choices all in a Sober Environment, out in the beautiful mystical desert, for those on the path of spiritual enlightenment and earthly empowerment, [...]

5 05, 2015

Room to Read Spring Benefit 5/6!

By | May 5th, 2015|Categories: Africa, Asia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Los Angeles, Southeast Asia, Sri Lanka, Tanzania|Tags: , , , , |

 “If every child received an education, 171 million people would be lifted out of poverty.” Room to Read Gala ROOM TO READ's 5th Annual SPRING BENEFIT is happening tomorrow at a Private Estate in Beverly Hills! Last chance to purchase tickets to this fun & charitable fundraising event that goes towards building schools and [...]

2 12, 2014

Noodletown: “Koreatown LA”

By | December 2nd, 2014|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: , , , , , , |

"Noodletown" is a show I write & co-host all about Food, Culture & Neighborhood in Asian Neighborhoods throughout the United States. On our 7th episode, my co-host Jim Park & I visit Koreatown, Los Angeles. This is our most informative and best episode to date. We arrive conveniently via Metro Station stop at Western & Wilshire. [...]

18 11, 2014

A Foodie Getaway to Conejo Valley

By | November 18th, 2014|Categories: California, Los Angeles, US|Tags: , |

As a native to Southern California and a devoted foodie, I am always on the hunt for quality tasting food and new restaurants to explore. It seems to be an ongoing journey as there are so many neighborhoods within Los Angeles containing a diversity of culinary gems. Turnover rates on restaurants/bars are high as well [...]

9 10, 2014

10 Things I Learned from Nicholas Kristof

By | October 9th, 2014|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: , , , , , |

  I had the privilege and honor to see Nicholas Kristof, an award-winning NY Times Journalist, #1 Bestseller of "Half The Sky" book & Documentary, yesterday at the All Saints Church in Beverly Hills. This was an event hosted by LiveTalksLA where he introduced his new book, "A Path Appears". I have followed Nicholas Kristof on [...]

24 03, 2014

Renewed Inspiration of a Travel Blogger

By | March 24th, 2014|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: , |

Today, I had the honor of meeting Dave Thompson, the founder of Dave's Travel Corner, one of the oldest Travel blogs around (since 1996). Don't get me wrong, Dave's not old, just that the internet wasn't around much longer prior to that. We are talking about big boxy computers and dial up days. We met [...]

20 06, 2012

Global Yoga Day, with Love from LA

By | June 20th, 2012|Categories: India, Los Angeles|Tags: , , , , , |

  This past Saturday, 100 Yoga studios from around the World participated in Room to Read's "Global Yoga Day", raising money for Girl's Scholarships in India (costs 250$/year to support a girl). Our LA Chapter secured 2 studios within a block from each other in Santa Monica. I truly felt that Karmic Vibration from the [...]

3 06, 2012

Namaste India! Global Yoga Day.

By | June 3rd, 2012|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: , , , , |

Imagine a day this Summer where individuals from all over the world come together. Quiet their minds. Send all their Positive Energy to one cause. A cause which encourages Girl's Education & Gender Equality. Feel that Karmic vibration. Let's do it. Dear fellow Yogi, Studio Owner, Friends, Family, my respected Global community, This past weekend [...]

5 05, 2012

Bäco Mercat in Downtown LA

By | May 5th, 2012|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: , |

I make an effort to try a new restaurant at least once a month. Bäco Mercat has been a lasting classic in the Old Bank District of Downtown Los Angeles. It's a Spanish style cuisine in a hipstery, cozy, 1920s feel which is a Foodie's Heaven. The food quality has kept up even after all the years the [...]