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3 08, 2017

Biking Tour of Batroûn

By | August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Lebanon|Tags: , , , |

Batroûn is a coastal city 50 kilometers north of Beirut and one of the oldest cities in the world. It has been recorded that the earliest human civilizations existed here over 5000 years ago and was also one of the most important Phoenician cities in the region. Today, there is only a population of about [...]

23 07, 2017

Darma Ji Guesthouse & Yoga by the Sea

By | July 23rd, 2017|Categories: Lebanon|Tags: , , , , , |

Batroûn is a cozy, idyllic, hippie beach town in north Lebanon, about an hour drive from Beirut without traffic. It ended up being my favorite area in Lebanon where I spent 6 of my 10 days beach bumming in my bikini, doing Yoga, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, biking, walking/getting lost, drinking lemonade, boating and sipping local micro-beer. By [...]

27 02, 2017

A Vegetarian Dinner in Buenos Aires

By | February 27th, 2017|Categories: Argentina|Tags: , , |

Argentina is known to boast some of the best "Asados" (BBQ) in the world but you could find just as delicious Vegetarian Food in Buenos Aires. The food was certainly one of the main attractions that drew me to visiting in addition to the local wine, pasta and pizzas stemming from their European influence. While [...]

26 08, 2015

10 Ways to Stay Fit while Traveling

By | August 26th, 2015|Categories: Dharma Bum, France, Israel, Paris|Tags: , , |

Staying fit & healthy on the road is vital as it could make or break your Travel experience. In a previous post, I wrote about How to Stay Healthy while Flying. Without good health and energy, it would be difficult to fully enjoy our Travel Adventures that we've worked so hard for. Being on the road [...]

9 07, 2015

How to Stay Healthy While Flying

By | July 9th, 2015|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: |

Getting sick sucks. But getting sick while traveling? Ugh! The Worst! The best we can do is prevent them by packing first-aid kit for the road - stomach medicine, vitamin c, etc and staying healthy while traveling. The first step in prevention is the precautions we take while flying. We all know how many people [...]

7 07, 2015

When in Israel, go Sand Boarding!

By | July 7th, 2015|Categories: Israel, Middle East, Negev Desert|Tags: , , , , |

Israel is a destination that fits many traveller's desires whether it's for a Culinary Excursion, a Historical Exploration, a Cultural Immersion, a Spiritual Quest or for Adventure Seekers. Along the coast are miles of beautiful beaches for surfers and lovers to bathe in the sun. Inland lies the Negev Desert that spans across 4700 square [...]

14 05, 2015

Relaxation Pool at Dolphin Reef, Eilat

By | May 14th, 2015|Categories: Eilat, Israel, Middle East|Tags: , , , , |

On my third trip to Israel, I discovered the ultimate Hippie & Relaxation experience, a paradise I could perhaps disappear to for quite some time, a Spa in a Treehouse on a Beach, in the southern tip of Israel, situated in the beach town of Eilat. This spa literally blew my mind out of the water [...]

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. [...]

8 05, 2012

Health/Food Documentaries

By | May 8th, 2012|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: , , |

I love food. I live to eat, not eat to live. My #1 sin is Gluttony. It might be part of being a Foodie, a World Traveler who's main mission is to adventurously taste food from every culture and a small part being Chinese. Will I ever go Organic & Vegan? Probably not, but in health [...]

25 04, 2012

Support your Local Farmers!

By | April 25th, 2012|Categories: California|Tags: , , |

Recently I was at Runyon Canyon for an afternoon hike with my bf who has become Vegetarian 6 months ago. It has been a trend throughout periods in my life that friends have converted to Vegetarianism causing me anguish that I have lost another person to eat with (70% of my day, and the rest of [...]