Love on Top Top Top! (San Jacinto Peak)

Unlike most of the American population, my husband and I were far from relaxing, BBQ-ing and drinking this Memorial Day weekend. Instead, we were testing our mental grit summiting California’s third highest peak: Mt. San Jacinto. SAN JACINTO PEAK Elevation: 10, 834ft Distance: 19.50 miles Climbing: 5,080 ft Trailhead: Deer Springs Trail, Idyllwild **PERMIT ONLY […]

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Travel Diary: Cusco

After traveling for nearly 24 hours, I finally set foot in Cusco, and the altitude welcomed me with open arms. The once capital of the Inca Empire, situated at 11,152 feet in the Peruvian Andes, Cusco has become a necessary a pit-stop for travelers seeking to visit the world-famous citadel. I researched substantially prior to […]

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Survival Guide: 20 Pro Tips for an Awesome Coachella

It’s officially Coachella season! The countdown has begun for the biggest and most anticipated music and art festival, which will return to its home at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. Coachella rookies and veterans alike will flock to the said venue for a 3-day long weekend filled with fun, music, and art. As […]

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Seven Magic Mountains

For travelers heading towards Sin City, Nevada I suggest taking a pit stop and visit Ugo Rondinone’s Seven Magic Mountains, which is located in about 5 miles off the 15 fwy in the desert outside of Las Vegas. It’s open to the public and definitely a site to see! Location: Seven Magic Mountains Address: S […]

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Cauliflower Rice

Growing up in a Filipino household meant that rice is king. It’s not unheard of for us to consume it three times a week. It’s still very hard for me to stay away from it, especially during family parties, but having lived on my own for the past three years has helped a lot with cutting back on […]

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