Monte Carlo is widely viewed as being a somewhat extravagant destination, and that characterization isn’t without its merits. It’s known to be a celebrity hot spot and can make for one of the pricier Mediterranean getaways. That said, you can actually manage the trip at a reasonable rate with some advance planning, and if you [...]
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 [...]
My Travel article on Samaná, Dominican Republic as published in ARE Magazine, Spring Edition 2017, read it here.
My Travel article as published in ARE Magazine, Summer Edition 2016 – Israel, The Holy Land.
Celebrating Koningsdag in Amsterdam paved way to the deepest and richest cultural experience one can experience while visiting Holland.
All Photos Courtesy of Hotel d'Angleterre Denmark is continuously leads the world in the finest accomplishments. The country is recognized as having “The Happiest People in the World,” the most Michelin rated restaurants (including the best restaurant in the world, Noma). So it comes as no surprise that they also have one of [...]
"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. [...]
Jim Park and I explore "China Town", Las Vegas, Nevada, to learn about the Food, Culture and Neighborhood with AREAA Las Vegas Chapter members, Sherwin Escuanela & Michael Payne. Las Vegas's Chinese population began to boom starting in the 1960s and by the 1990s which grew to a population of 15,000 with the majority working in [...]
Einhard's Life of Charlemagne recounts the emperor's summertime siesta: "In summer, after his midday meal, he would eat some fruit and take another drink; then he would remove his shoes and undress completely, just as he did at night, and rest for two or three hours." This is my 4th day in Barcelona and I [...]
The Persian Version of Jersey Shore I'm sitting here in Westwood "Tehrangulous" watching the newest reality show, "Shahs of Sunset", the hometown of UCLA & a huge Persian population. How convenient as I nibble on 'Sangak' (a wheat-sourdough flat bread known to be Iran's national bread) dipped in 'Most o'Moussir' (yogurt with shallots) and 'Ghormeh [...]