Tag: new york city

May 16, 2017

Why I REALLY moved to LA from NYC

As you may or may not know… I lived in New York for 6 of my most formative years. After a one week visit to both LA and SF (for 48 hours) back in April 2015, I came back to NYC only to decide to quit my job and move to the west coast. Two years ago this month (May 2015 to be exact), I…

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April 2, 2016

Lost and Lonely (NY vs LA)

It’s officially been 8 months since I made the move to LA. Coming from the East coast, I’m inclined to make comparisons. When I first came here, being in a new environment made me feel lost and lonely at times.  It was strange though- the lost and lonely I felt here in LA was different than the lost and lonely I felt in New York. The feeling…

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March 29, 2015

I finally went! OIJI- korean restaurant in the East Village, NYC

If you’re in the mood for Korean food and you want a place where you’re given a bunch of free banchan (side dishes), with massive amounts of food… then go to K-town. You can go with a large group, eat until you’re stuffed and throw back a few bottles of soju amidst the loud chatter of the restaurant. You might even run into someone you…

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April 8, 2014

CitizenM, NYC

As someone who has lived in New York for about 5 years now… I have come to dread passing through Times Square. It’s busy, crowded, loud and touristy but of course, it is also in the center of the city making it a convenient and a must visit area. Last Friday I was invited to preview the new CitizenM hotel. I had no idea what to expect….

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November 28, 2012

Let there be Light

Light is quite amazing. Even though we often take for granted it can make all the difference.