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SHOP EAT DRINK: LA’S DOWNTOWN ARTS DISTRICT (VIDEO)

Located in the south eastern part of Downtown Los Angeles, the Arts District is the city’s newest capital of cool (move over Venice). But the Arts District has come a long way to claim its spot as LA’s emerging “it” neighborhood. From the largest wine producing vineyard in California (1830s), to citrus groves (end of the 19th century), to booming industrial zone (World War II), to industrial wasteland (1950s-60s), to

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SHOP EAT DRINK: BUSHWICK, BROOKLYN (VIDEO)

Shop Eat Drink - Bushwick Brooklyn Video Neighborhood Guide

Bushwick, Brooklyn is a mash-up. It’s a mash-up of the new and the authentic. It’s mash-up of people, style and food that blend together in a way that is uniquely its own — uniquely Bushwick. Many people say that Bushwick today is what Williamsburg was like about 10 years ago. Actually, many people call Bushwick the new Williamsburg. But Bushwick is years away from becoming the Disneyland-ized version of Brooklyn

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HIKING MT. BALDY: VIDEO & PHOTO ESSAY

Hike Mt Baldy | Hiking Mount Baldy | Devil's Backbone

Living in a big city can leave you craving the wilderness. At least that’s been the case for me recently. As a resident of Los Angeles, it’s not too tricky to get a regular, be it small, dose of nature courtesy of a variety of hiking trails scattered throughout the city. But soon enough, hikes up into the nearby hills with views of the skyline and well maintained paths (often times

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[VLOG] TOURING MAUI BY HELICOPTER WITH BLUE HAWAIIAN HELICOPTERS

Blue Hawaiian Helicopters Tour of Maui

Taking a helicopter tour of Maui and Molokai will easily be the one of the main highlights of your trip to Maui. It’s worth splurging on.  On a recent trip to Maui, I took my first ever helicopter ride. Although the saying goes, “save the best for last,” I definitely started with the best, first. Hawaii, and more specifically Maui, is perhaps the world’s preeminent destination to tour via helicopter — and

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4 TIPS FOR VIEWING MAUI’S HALEAKALA SUNRISE

4 TIPS FOR VIEWING THE HALEAKALA SUNRISE

Located on the Island of Maui, Haleakala National Park is visited by over one million people each year. Although the park is vast (over 33,000 acres) and offers countless opportunities to experience Maui’s wild side, it is best known as one of the world’s best places to watch the sunrise. I recently visited the Haleakala summit and compiled this list of four tips (along with a few other insights) to help you view

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[VLOG] A DAY IN THE FRENCH ALPS: CHAMONIX AND THE MER DE GLACE GLACIER

Mer de glace glacier chamonix

Located amongst the towering French Alps, Chamonix has been one of France’s most popular mountain towns for decades. In fact, Chamonix hosted the first ever Olympic Winter Games in 1924. Chamonix is also home to one of the world’s largest glaciers, the Mer de Glace. Easily accessed by a small train from Chamonix’s city center, the Mer de Glace, or “sea of ice” in English, is an incredible site. I

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[VIDEO] LA’S VIRTUALLY UNKNOWN STREET FOOD PARADISE

Pinata District Los Angeles

Downtown LA’s Piñata District has surprises at every turn with delicious Salvadorian and Mexican street food, mountains of unusual candy, loud music, and of course, the most creative, original and strange piñatas you can imagine. Los Angeles is known for its food trucks. In fact, you could say the city pioneered the mobile food industry which has since exploded into a national craze filled with gourmet offerings. Now don’t get

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[VIDEO] FLYING MEMBERS ONLY AIRLINE, SURF AIR

Surf Air Members Only Airline

Flying can be difficult. It’s a cold hard fact. The process begins with parking in a lot and boarding an airport shuttle or paying a taxi to drop you off. Once inside, you’re often met with long security lines, crowded terminals and the never ending hunt for an outlet to charge your dying iPhone. Then you board the plane, squeeze into your seat and wait until it’s your turn to take off.

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