A Juice Cleanse

Last year was a pretty busy one with travel almost every week or every other week. Saying the least, I’m still feeling the effects of last year’s lifestyle.  Two weeks ago, I finally hit rock bottom, or I think I have and so I decided to work on reversing last …

The Getty

A little while back, had a chance to drop by the Getty while on a quick visit to LA. The first time I visited the Getty Villa, I fell in love with the place and the collection. On this trip, I had wanted to go again and take Khaled but …

LA Eats

Of course, eating well and discovering new places to eat is a part of every successful trip.  This last trip to LA, I found two new places for yummy eats. First up is Little Next Door, a most quaint brasserie with a beautiful outdoors garden.  Great for brunch and light …

Spring is Really Here

A few weeks ago, I’ve started seeing pretty little flowers on trees, the hummingbirds started coming to our balcony, and we sprung forward (so the days are longer!) Spring was definitely loud and clear when I dropped by the LA Arboretum this past weekend on a quick trip to SoCal. I had initially …

The Most Vain of Fowl

For a while now, I’ve been trying to figure out a way for me to get some time with the peacocks at the Los Angeles Arboretum.  I’ve managed to do exactly that!   I spent a few hours there only mere feet away from those absolutely stunning and vain birds. …

Walking Tour: 2.5 Blocks in Hayes Valley

I love Hayes Valley.  It’s my favorite neighborhood second to the Mission of course.  In the last two years, the neighborhood has exploded with restaurants, cafes, boutiques, parks and parklets, and so much more.  And since the original Blue Bottle Coffee is located in an alleyway in the heart of Hayes, …