Bubbling Up the Tea While in the O.C.

Bubble tea, boba, tapioca, and pearl milk tea, whichever name you may call it, refers to the tiny black chewy balls of starch at the bottom of tea-based drinks. Originating in Taiwan, boba has become widespread, internationally accepted, and made its way to become one of my addictions. Although Orange County does not have as […]

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Pizza Crawlin’ in Los Angeles

ALL HAIL THE PIZZA. Pizza has been such a staple in the American culture that sometimes we forget that it originated from Italy. Since America is a melting pot of different cuisines, it is inevitable that people put their own spin on classic foods. With creativity comes inventions of food that becomes a city’s iconic […]

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Modesto, the Modest City of California

Modesto, or “Modest” in Spanish, is a small city in California that is often driven by to head north to Yosemite or south to Los Angeles. It is not usually a destination for many travelers for its size and lack of attractions. Not much goes on in Modesto and the town reflects that, residences would […]

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Anime Expo (AX) 2018 Recap

Every year in California, all of the weebs, cosplayers, and anime enthusiasts gather together at the Los Angeles Convention Center on the first weekend of July for the largest anime convention, Anime Expo (AX for short). Even those who have never seen an anime before will still have an enjoyable time and be able to […]

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Mouthful of Tacos in Orange County

It’s true what they say… “The closer the border, the better the tacos!” Growing up in Southern California and living here my entire life (so far), I never realized how lucky I am to have an abundance of taquerias serving up mouthwatering tacos everywhere I turn. It wasn’t until I traveled outside of my hometown […]

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Vans Warped Tour: The Final Farewell

Growing up, I listened to bands such as Blink 182, AFI, Taking Back Sunday, Sum 41 (we can go all day) religiously on Winamp while I locked myself in my room chatting on AOL Instant Messenger (AIM). I remember burning CDs, making playlists for my friends, and discovering new bands on Myspace. I also remember […]

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The Best of Corona, California

Corona is a city located in the Inland Empire area of California.  It is home to residents who love the 91 freeway and sitting in traffic for over an hour to commute to work every day. In all seriousness, Corona is the best place to live when you are trying to own a big home […]

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