Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

Walking amongst the oldest trees in the world kind of transcends any knowledge of time and space. These trees, called the Ancient Bristlecone Pine, exist just a little over four hours northeast of Los Angeles in the Inyo National Forest. Their bare, twisted limbs look […]

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Japanese Internment Camp – Manzanar

It’s not the type of place one visits to pose in front of a monument or artifact donning a big smile. It’s not the type of place one visits with a sense of excitement, like Disneyland or the world’s largest yarn ball. There’s nothing to […]

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Brenda’s Beignets – A San Francisco Treat

The beignets would have sufficed. Yet, there I was – shrimp and grits, a seafood frittata smothered in cheddar cheese, a homemade, mouthwatering biscuit, three, giant chocolate beignets, and continuously refilled coffee. It was a classic case of my eyes being bigger than my stomach. […]

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Sushirrito – The Sushi Burrito

Many things in life excite me. Food is definitely one of those things. I will travel great distances to dine in a Michelin rated restaurant and I will have no qualms about the hefty bill such experiences usually come with. I consider myself to be […]

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When in Peru, Drink as the Peruvians Do

Coca tea is a traditional Peruvian beverage. Chances are you’ve never tried it if you haven’t traveled to places in high elevation. It is an herbal tea made out of the leaves of the coca plant. These same leaves extract alkaloids that are the source […]

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