Winter in New Mexico

Over the years I’ve spent the holidays in a mix of places, from the exotic beaches of Thailand, to the city streets of New York and of course, the comfort of my family’s home in Northern California. This year, we followed the cool, piñon-scented air to New Mexico. I’d visited the state in the past…

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My L.A. Guide

After a lifetime of longing to live in Los Angeles, I finally made the much-anticipated move a little over five years ago. In that time, I’ve fallen even more in love with this city. People all around are following their dreams, which makes for a very creative and inspiring atmosphere, and Angelenos get an average of 329…

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Ten Days in Texas

When I was a kid, my mom would drag me and my sisters to countless flea markets and antique shows. At the time, I could care less about types of Majolica and old clocks (sorry, Mom), and was more interested in the answers to two questions: “When is lunch?” and “When are we going home?” While the…

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Christmas in New York City

New York City is perhaps one of the most idyllic cities to spend the holidays and this year, my family and I did just that. None of us had ever been to the Big Apple, so our week-long itinerary was packed with tourist excursions, Michelin-star restaurant reservations, and tickets to a hilarious Broadway show (The Book of…

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