Food · United States

Grand Central Market: A Taste of Nostalgia

I remember my grandparents taking me to downtown Los Angeles all the time while I was younger. Since my parents worked during the day, I would often end up riding the long bus ride with them as they bought things for the week. Maybe that's why I have kind of a fondness for public transport… Continue reading Grand Central Market: A Taste of Nostalgia

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China

Walls and Secrets: Beijing’s Forbidden City

If you've ever watched movies like The Last Emperor, you'll notice the impressive construction of China's ancient imperial palace. I personally appreciate the cinematic effect of the film which was actually shot on site with special permission from the Chinese government. The film focuses on Puyi, the last emperor of China as the Qing dynasty… Continue reading Walls and Secrets: Beijing’s Forbidden City

Food · Korea

A Mexican in Korea: Food that sort of reminds me of home

In my 24 years, I've been lucky enough to visit several countries, some of which I would never have really considered to visit in the past. One of those countries would be South Korea, a country which despite its small size has increasingly received international attention for its music, culture and food. That being said… Continue reading A Mexican in Korea: Food that sort of reminds me of home

France · Italy · Monaco

Miniature Monarchy: Monaco

Tucked in between the turquoise clear waters of the Mediterranean coast and the bright green French Alpes-Maritimes,┬áis the microstate of Monaco, the second smallest country in the world with a population of 38,000. At an area of less than 2 square kilometers, it is also the most densely packed state in the world, as is… Continue reading Miniature Monarchy: Monaco