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Discovering the Street Art in Arts District LA

Growing up in Los Angeles, the Arts District was a sleepy area adjacent to the much more popular Little Tokyo. It’s been amazing, over the years, to see this area of old brick buildings and warehouses turn into a hub…

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Checking Out the Street Art on Oahu

As a huge fan of street art, I’ve made it a point to check out the local art scene in places like Vancouver and Taiwan. Recently, I saw what Honolulu had to offer on the island of Oahu in Hawaii….

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New York

Food and Culture – New York Itinerary: Day 2 of 4

Day 1 of New York, we spent a lot of time checking out the main landmarks of the city: Empire State Building, Grand Central Terminal, Times Square. If the first day was about getting one’s bearings, the second day was…

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Uncovering the Spirit of Portland in East Portland

If West Portland is the business center of the area, East Portland is the cultural heart of the region. The next afternoon after my whirlwind trip across the city, we headed east to have a great meal and experience some…

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Hunting for Street Art in Vancouver

In addition to trying new foods, one of the ways I like to immerse myself in the culture of an area is by checking out the local art scene. I love walking the streets, both worn and freshly-paved, checking out…

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