Obama’s Inauguration: A Day of Celebration and Food!

Oh baby it’s coming! On Tuesday, January 20th, the world welcomes the United States’ 44th president into office. I’m sure by now you’ve heard about the 100 unofficial balls and parties in DC, where headliners will include rapper Jay-Z, Elvis Costello, Sting and hip-hop singer Rihanna. We had so much fun on election day, Eugene and I will be reporting from one of these gatherings in LA. And for those of you who like to celebrate by eating your way through this day, Eater LA is hooking you up with info: Krispy Kreme is again giving out free donuts on that day. The Melting Pot in Pasadena and Torrance has free chocolate fondue for those who get the special three-course menu. There are events at The Abbey in West Hollywood, Rush Street in Culver City, and Senor Fish will have an extended happy hour downtown. Akasha in Culver City will have a Mexican-themed menu (inspried by Obama’s favorite Chicago chef, Rick Bayless), and there’s a gala at Cicada downtown.

December 4, 2016

Adventure Photographer Swims With Millions of Jellyfish

Ever wonder what it would be like to swim with jellyfish? Travel and adventure photographer Kien Lam fulfilled this fantasy by flying across the globe to Jellyfish Lake in Micronesia. Anyone who has been stung by a jellyfish can attest—it’s not a pleasant experience. But Jellyfish Lake in Palau is filled with millions of jellyfish that have evolved in a way that makes it safe for humans to swim in the same waters.

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December 3, 2016

Adventurous Photographer Treks to Remote Buddhist Village Before It Disappears

If you’re unfamiliar with Larung Gar, it may be because the small, remote town located in a far-flung corner of China has largely stayed out of the tourism spotlight. It is, however, a cultural and historical Tibetan treasure that has been undergoing tremendous changes in the past few decades, particularly in the midst of global controversy between Tibet and China.

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