Discovering Los Angeles – Westwood

Westwood Los Angeles Westwood is another cool spot to hang out in Los Angeles(L.A.). It is home to the University of California Los Angeles (U.C.L.A.) which makes it an ideal place to visit if you ever travel to Los Angeles. There are several things to do in this town located on the west side of …

Discovering Los Angeles – Hollywood During The Day

Hollywood Los Angeles Hollywood Los Angeles, is the world’s premier entertainment powerhouse. Anyone who watches movies knows the name Hollywood is synonymous with the California’s movie industry and rightly so. There are very few film industry strongholds that come close to the influence and revenues generated by Hollywood’s films. However, it is also a great …

9 Awesome Spring Break Destinations

Video Courtesy: Studentcity.com 9 Spring Break Destinations You Must Visit In 2015. Every year between the months of March and April, tons of college students dump their books, grab their mankinis and bikinis, and head for some of the most awe inspiring beaches in the world. Since we are approaching that time of the year …

Discovering Los Angeles – Chinatown

Discovering Chinatown Los Angeles Chinatown is another one of Los Angeles’ unique neighborhoods, just on the outskirts down town Los Angeles Read blog post here. A massive gate with 2 dragon sculptures at the top encloses Chinatown. It is located right on the intersection of Cesar E. Chavez Blvd and N. Broadway Street. Chinatown Los …

Discovering Los Angeles – Little Tokyo

Little Tokyo Los Angeles Little Tokyo, Los Angeles is technically located in the downtown area of Los Angeles.(Read post on downtown Los Angeles here). That being said, this part of L.A. is so unique that is deserves it’s own separate post. Little Tokyo or Japan town as some people like to call it, is one …

Discovering Los Angeles – Downtown

Downtown Los Angeles Any long time Los Angeleno would tell you there was a time when the phrase “downtown Los Angeles” evoked feelings of fear and revulsion amongst residents of Los Angeles. Downtown Los Angeles was crime-ridden and was usually desolate by 5pm. Everyone who worked downtown lived somewhere else and were on the freeways …

Colombia – The Latin Redemption (Intro)

Less than two decades ago, Colombia was synonymous with the notorious drug lord “Pablo Escobar”. His drug dealings by the early 1990’s had netted him an estimated $30 billion. Due to the drug dealings of Escobar and that of rival drug lords, Colombia became a traveler’s worst nightmare. In addition to an already dangerous situation …

Colombia – The Latin Redemption I (BOGOTA)

Bogota We were to fortunate to visit three cities during our travels to Colombia. We had always been fascinated by the capital city of Bogota. However, Bogota in December (summer in South America) was quite empty to our dismay. It seemed like most Colombians had packed up and migrated to the coastal cities to enjoy …

Colombia – The Latin Redemption II (Cartagena)

La Cuidad Hermosa (The Beautiful City) As we mentioned in our previous post Colombia-The Latin Redemption I, we visited Colombia in the summer (Dec. to Feb.), for this reason a good number of Colombians had migrated to the warm weather spots of their country. One of these warm weather spots happened to be Cartagena. After …