Tag: LA

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?”

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: Âu Lac

History of Âu Lac in LA Âu Lac is a plant-based Vietnamese restaurant originally starting Fountain Valley, CA in 1997 by Mai Nguyen. After overcoming serious illnesses by adopting a plant-based diet, Nguyen decided to spread awareness for healthy food in the community. Chef… Continue Reading “Reviewing Restaurants in LA: Âu Lac”

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”

First Month in LA: Finding Jobs and Staying Alive

“The walls of your comfort zone are lovingly decorated with your lifelong collection of favorite excuses.”— Jen Sincero, You Are a Badass at Making Money Finding a Job in Los Angeles After nearly a month of living in LA, Mitchell and I have yet… Continue Reading “First Month in LA: Finding Jobs and Staying Alive”