Feel the East Coast on the West Coast in Oak Glen, California

Spring, summer, fall and winter aren’t as pronounced in Southern California as they are in other parts of the United States. As of this post, it’s supposed to be fall, but just two weeks ago, temperatures were in the 90s. In search of a place in California with an east coast and autumn feel, I… More Feel the East Coast on the West Coast in Oak Glen, California

9 non-touristy things to do and see in Los Angeles

If you’re planning on swinging by Los Angeles and wondering what else to do besides/in addition to typical touristy activities like checking out Hollywood, Universal Studios, and the Hollywood sign, this is for you. Los Angeles County is more than 4,000 square miles in size and encompasses 88 cities. Plus, in 2013, the census recorded… More 9 non-touristy things to do and see in Los Angeles

16 ways you could’ve spent $100 (or less) on travel instead of ‘The Fight of the Century’

This past weekend was huge in the boxing world, as Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather finally came face-to-face inside the ring at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. It was so big and so hyped that the cost of pay-per-view skyrocketed from the usual $60/$70 to $90/$100 (standard/high definition). Well, the fight ended up being… More 16 ways you could’ve spent $100 (or less) on travel instead of ‘The Fight of the Century’

A 9-to-5er’s guide on making the most of short/weekend trips

If you work full time in America but love to travel (like me at the moment), it’s important to be selective and strategic about satisfying wanderlust. For the most part, aside from the two weeks employees are allotted every year, travel time is severely limited: there are the holidays, weekends, and maybe three- to four-day… More A 9-to-5er’s guide on making the most of short/weekend trips