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Not Bored in LA – Griffith Park, Trails Cafe, and Roscoe’s


Hiking Griffith Park was, for me, the highlight of visiting LA (not including Santa Monica). Hiking there was so different from my hiking experiences in the East Coast. It really made me ponder the idea that you could use up your vacations just in the United States for a few years and still have more to explore after that.

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A Walk through San Juan, Puerto Rico

International, Travel

Hey all! It feels like a long time since my last post. But work’s been crazy lately with my role kind of shifting, and of course some last minute stuff that usually happens before going on vacation… Plus lots of…

Carnival Splendor Cruise Ship Review

International, Travel

Around March or April of this year, I had a crazy urge to go somewhere. Anywhere warm, with beaches, and somehow got it in my head that a last-minute cruise would be the cheapest possible way to do it. We…

Kyoto: Fushimi Inari Shrine

International, Travel

Our Kyoto day trip (don’t even get me started on how we should’ve spent at least 2 days there) started out really exciting, or uh, stressful. We were going on one of Japan’s high-speed trains called “shinkansen”, and therefore had…