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LA Memoir

It’s been three weeks that I’ve tried writing this post, and also three weeks since I’ve moved from LA. It’s not because I’m sad, because I’m everything but sad; it’s moreso that I don’t know what to write. I moved. I move…


Camping (Virgin) in Joshua Tree

Once upon a time, I thought “Joshua Tree” was a retro bar located in Manhattan’s Midtown East that played 80s music videos on TV screens and inspired you and your friends to belt out “Let’s Get Physical.” Years after…

Locals of Los Angeles Misako
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Locals of Los Angeles: Misako

It was Wednesday morning, 9:46am when I woke up to a series of texts, “I’m here.” “I’m outside” “Ok, you’re sleeping, so I’ll be over in Document Coffee down the street.” And that’s how you know Misako is a good…

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A moment at Chloe’s Café

San Francisco is about the last place I thought I’d have already visited three times this year…and yet I keep finding a reason to come back. You know how it works around here. “Oh, you know, but that one…

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New York Nostalgia

The other day I was sitting in my favorite coffee shop (probably of all time) Brooklyn Roasting Co in DUMBO (yes, there’s a neighborhood in Brooklyn called DUMBO) and while was browsing through our YouTube videos to see which…


Peace and Cloisters

The sun peeks through trees as the wind howls delicately through the crowds of people; nature lives. And yes, even in NYC. But probably a few more subway stops Uptown than you’re used to going. Jump on the A…

The view from San Diego's Point Loma Tide Pools
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Where You Should Really Be

I’m slapping away at my keyboard from the corner of Café Bassam in San Diego – a random coffee shop I found on Yelp after searching these (such specific) words: “coffee shop open late wifi plugs laptop” – and not…


40+ Struggles of Living in NYC

Living in New York makes you wonder why you live in New York. It’s loud and dirty, rude and congested, yet “there’s an undeniable energy that makes it all worth it” – as any New York City blog would say. Hmm,…