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1 11, 2011

10 Reasons Why I Love LA

By | November 1st, 2011|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: |

I was born & raised in Los Angeles, California, granted at different pockets of this large county at different points in my Life. I was raised where many would call the "real Chinatown" or "Little Taiwan" in Hacienda Heights/Rowland Heights. I spent my college years outside of LA in Riverside where I found surprisingly much [...]

13 09, 2011

Chinese Culinary Heaven :: COLIMA road!

By | September 13th, 2011|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: , |

Wowowow! I just teared up of joy and pride of my hometown Hacienda Heights watching the "Colima Road" youtube video. Colima road would be the famous road that runs through to Rowland Heights & Diamond Bar. I grew up on this road. My elementary, junior & high school was around there. After school, my dad [...]

20 07, 2011

Karma Yoga @ the Brewery Artist Lofts!

By | July 20th, 2011|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: , , |

Namaste mi Amigos & Yogi mates! As some of you may or may not know, I completed my 200 hour certification training with Yoga Works (Larchmont- Center for Yoga) the end of June after 12 dedicated weekends. I did it mainly to deepen my Yoga practice. Teaching is an option in the near future on [...]

31 05, 2011

Room to Read LA May Updates

By | May 31st, 2011|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: |

Congratulations to all the hard work from our LA Chapter for putting on such a beautiful event Thursday May 19! It was the third annual Gala in LA. The event was put on at the Majestic Hall in Downtown LA -a former bank vault, which seems to be a growing trend in new clubs/banquet halls [...]

2 05, 2011

How I Afford to Travel in my 20’s

By | May 2nd, 2011|Categories: Los Angeles, US|Tags: , |

"How do you afford to Travel so much?" I get asked this question all the time through friends, clients, acquaintances and even random emails from people across the world. The famous Vagabond travel writer Rolf Potts wrote an article on how he affords travel as a 40 year old male, a journalist and an accomplished [...]

22 04, 2011

Room to Read LA Charity Event – a Success!

By | April 22nd, 2011|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: |

Ever since that random day in 2006 when I was browsing through the book store and picked up "Leaving Microsoft to Change the World", my perspective on my career goals - Money VS Passion - has changed. I finished that book by John Wood in a few sittings, the gist of the book being that [...]

9 03, 2011

Restaurant Review: Robata Jinya in West Hollywood

By | March 9th, 2011|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: |

Yelp Review: Robata Jinya 8050 W 3rd St Los Angeles, CA 90048 Neighborhood: Mid-City West (323) 653-8877 www.jinya-la.com/ Review from Jacki U. I had an amazing experience here! It was a late Wednesday night, we were driving down Weho on our way to Wockano's as I was craving Sushi, when by fate we passed by [...]

31 01, 2011

Power Yoga in LA

By | January 31st, 2011|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: , , |

Karma Yoga:: The achievement of union with the Supreme Universal Soul through action. My dedicated practice to Yoga resembles that of my Life. I practice Yoga, wherever my nomadic soul ends up at the end of each day. I have about a stack of schedules from 10 gyms/Yoga studios in my glove compartment. And that [...]

8 02, 2010

The Uprise of Asian Food Trucks Just within The Last Year in LA

By | February 8th, 2010|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: |

Food Trucks have always been around. From the early days of ice cream trucks floating around town, to the 25 cent Lemonade stand situated out by elementary school children to Hot dog stands. In the recent past 2 decades, there has been Food trucks among construction sites for city workers to grab a quick bite [...]

7 11, 2008

Non-Profits Benefiting Women in LA

By | November 7th, 2008|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: |

Looking to help women in need in Los Angeles? I've compiled a list of worth NGO's I have worked with: Center for Pacific Asian Family http://www.cpaf.info/ A women shelter started in 1978 for victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault & more "Our mission is to build healthy and safe communities by addressing the root causes [...]