Tag: California

5 Tips for Beginner Freelance Writers

So in my quest for finding work in LA, I began to look into freelance writing and ghostwriting. Writing has always been a passion of mine, and though I love fiction writing, any writing feels “right” to me. Like many accountants love balancing checkbooks,… Continue Reading “5 Tips for Beginner Freelance Writers”

Scary Stories In LA (No. 1): What’s It Really Like to Live In Los Angeles?

Noises In the Night We often sleep with our windows open to save money, and the noises of the city can actually be a nice white noise machine. Loud noises have become a familiar and almost comforting way for me to fall asleep. Except… Continue Reading “Scary Stories In LA (No. 1): What’s It Really Like to Live In Los Angeles?”

6 Amazing Hiking Spots in Los Angeles

If you’re anything like me, hiking would not be the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of LA. But there are actually some amazing spots that double as famous landmarks as well. If you’re into seeing some gorgeous mountains and… Continue Reading “6 Amazing Hiking Spots in Los Angeles”

Reviewing Restaurants In LA: Brasil Kiss Coffeebar

In the never-ending quest to find our favorite coffee shop in LA, we decided Brasil Kiss Coffeebar would be next on our list. Located at the west outskirts of Downtown, we took a short walk to our latest coffee adventure. History of Brasil Kiss… Continue Reading “Reviewing Restaurants In LA: Brasil Kiss Coffeebar”

Reviewing Restaurants In LA: Krimsey’s Cajun Kitchen

Back in Indiana, there’s a restaurant called Chicory Cafe, which served New-Orleans style eats. Not only did Mitchell and I miss their fun food but also the little things like their cucumber water and atmosphere of hanging out and playing games. Little did we… Continue Reading “Reviewing Restaurants In LA: Krimsey’s Cajun Kitchen”

10 Things That Will Surprise You About Los Angeles

What do you expect Los Angeles to be like? Seeing stars on every corner? The streets to be like a film set? I know that my first impression of LA was nothing like I expected. There are small things like how fruit vendors are… Continue Reading “10 Things That Will Surprise You About Los Angeles”

Murals In Los Angeles: Carly Ealey, Lydia Emily, Robert Vargas

One thing that I have come to realize in my short time in LA is that art is the lungs of the city. I’ve traveled to a lot of major cities in the US: Detroit, Chicago, Miami, Atalanta, etc. And even though Detroit has… Continue Reading “Murals In Los Angeles: Carly Ealey, Lydia Emily, Robert Vargas”

Reviewing Restaurants In LA: Nimbus Coffee

History of Nimbus Cofffee Nimbus Coffee just opened several months ago by two students of law who wanted to start their own business. The shop’s goal is to combine the worlds of Harry Potter and Hip-Hop to create a fun and unique coffee house… Continue Reading “Reviewing Restaurants In LA: Nimbus Coffee”

How to Go Vegan and Stay Vegan

Though I live in Los Angeles now — the Vegan Wonderland of the US — I didn’t always live in a place where Vegan food was abundant. In Indiana where I grew up, meat-eating was a staple for every meal. Vegetarians were few and… Continue Reading “How to Go Vegan and Stay Vegan”

Art in Los Angeles: Mural of Mario Torero compared to Byzantine and Medieval Art

Every day that I go for a run, I take the same path from my apartment to Echo Park, passing local businesses and fruit sellers. I also pass this mural by Mario Torero and D. Von Simons, created in 2014. For being over 5… Continue Reading “Art in Los Angeles: Mural of Mario Torero compared to Byzantine and Medieval Art”