Bali

One word to describe Bali: Magical. A place so full of color and culture. Wake up to birds chirping and smell incense from the morning offerings, placed along with bright flowers and crackers. Watch out for the crazy monkeys running around the streets and in the Sacred Monkey Forest. Try Luwag coffee, predigested by a wild cat. Sit [...]

Laos

Laos

Laos: Pronunciation - Lao (like "cow") This country is a hidden gem of untouched culture that is visited by many young backpackers. Floating down the Mekong River, passing by water buffalo and villages of huts that line the hillsides, the beauty of this natural country is one of its own. Watch for local villagers bringing [...]

Los Angeles: Banter & Bliss Candle Co. with Verlocal

Los Angeles: Banter & Bliss Candle Co. with Verlocal

This past weekend I drove down to San Pedro for a Verlocal Experience with Banter & Bliss Candle Co. Banter & Bliss is located in the year round market place called Crafted at the Port of Los Angeles. Sheena greeted us with a friendly smile and told us to take off any nice jackets or [...]

Thriller 2017 Performance at Michael Jackson’s Neverland Estate

Thriller 2017 Performance at Michael Jackson’s Neverland Estate

Happy Halloween All! I hope today is spooky, batty and 100% candy-filled for all of you. My mom is here visiting and whenever she is here we love to take weekend trips away from LA. This past weekend we went up to Santa Barbara County and spent the weekend exploring Santa Barbara, Los Olivos and [...]

Looking for Fall in Los Angeles

Looking for Fall in Los Angeles

Growing up on the East Coast, fall was always the best part of the year. The leaves all change color, the air is crisp but not too cold. Chicken pot pie and warm soups are for dinner. Apple cider donuts are available. Pumpkin filled farmstands line the backroads and the scarecrows come out in full [...]