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May 1, 2005

May 1, 2005. 17 years ago. I was living in Chicago back then, and having just come out of yet another heavy Mid-West winter, I decided I needed to warm up; so I packed a small suitcase and took a plane to a place that a year… Continue Reading…


10 Fun Facts About Los Angeles

1. Los Angeles’s name was not always “Los Angeles” When Los Angeles became a city, its full name was “El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora de los Angeles de Porciúncula .” That would translate to “The Town of Our Lady Queen of… Continue Reading…


What may surprise you upon arrival in the USA

The United States is different. And it’s not only cultural differences or those resulting from a confusing history. For me, as an European, many things that seem normal in the US may seem shocking. I have regretted more than once… Continue Reading…


10 best – beaches in Orange County

Picking the best beaches in Orange County isn’t easy. With 42 miles of sandy coastline and a string of small, eclectic beach towns, Orange County delivers the quintessential Southern California experience. Located between San Diego to the south and Los… Continue Reading…


US Tour – Los Angeles part 2 – Downtown LA – the cradle of American cinematography

In LA nobody is from LA. People come here both from all over the United States and from around the world. Thanks to them, the city is so diverse. Visiting Los Angeles is like traveling around the world. Chinatown, Koreatown,… Continue Reading…


US Tour – Los Angeles part 1 – short history

Los Angeles is popularly known as the City of Angels, while the historic Spanish name referred to Our Lady, Queen of Angels. The history of the city dates back to the 18th century (1781), when the Spaniards came here, establishing… Continue Reading…