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March 14, 2013 3

West Balkan trip part 3: Bosnia Herzegovnia (Sarajevo + Mostar)

By in Balkans, Travel

Sarajevo: I never thought that I would visit Sarajevo one day, the imagery of it being under siege was still quite vivid in my mind from watching the news in the 90s. But alas we chose to include Sarajevo in our itinerary because its fascinating history and crossroad of cultures had us intrigued. On the surface, […]

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March 14, 2013 6

West Balkan trip part 2: Slovenia (Bled + Ljubljana)

By in Balkans, Slovenia, Travel

We spent two days at Slovenia, one day at Lake Bled and one at the capital Ljubljana. A former member of the socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia,  Slovenia was the first of the six regions to gain independence. It’s also one of the first former-communist countries to join the Eurozone. The vibe here definitely felt […]

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March 13, 2013 Off

West Balkan Trip Part 1: Overview

By in Balkans, Croatia, Slovenia

It’s been almost a year since my trip to the West Balkans where we visited four countries: Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Montenegro. That’s 4 out of the 6 countries that were used to be known as Yugoslavia. Since a new trip + the 3rd season of Game of Throne is coming up soon, I figured […]


January 27, 2013 Off

Wolvesmouth (Underground dining)

By in Favorite Food Entries, Food: Los Angeles

Foodies in LA are familiar with Craig Thorton and his amazing underground dining club Wolvesmouth. It was written up in magazines including the New Yorker . To join you have to sign up their mailing list for upcoming dinners notifications, usually about twice a month. You sent in request for the desire dates and they […]

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November 20, 2012 1

Handsome Coffee Roasters (Downtown LA)

By in 06: Downtown LA, Favorite Food Entries

Speaking of good coffee shop in Los Angeles, one of my favorites is Handsome Coffee Roasters. Locates in the midst of warehouses at downtown LA, Handsome coffee is started by three guys who branched out from Intelligensia Coffee. I like how simple their menu is, just few items of simple coffee that’re from well roasted […]

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