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Life Stories

What’s Up with the 9-5?

By On March 5, 2015

I’ve successfully sigh completed my first four months in a 9-5 (more like 8:30 – 6) cubicle farm. You’re probably thinking, “Jo, you’re such a damn impostor, how can you possibly be… Read More


10 Practical Tweaks to Make You a Happier Person

By On March 4, 2015

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Most blogs on happiness give tips like “Surround yourself with positive people” and “Be yourself” – those are great and all, but also so-very predictable, not to mention… Read More

Los Angeles

In defense of Los Angeles

By On March 1, 2015

I had never understood why LA gets hated on so much. You have everything: a beach, beach towns, small towns, suburbs, a downtown, the mountains, etc. in one sprawling “city.” The only… Read More


The Best Travel Jobs for Young People

By On February 26, 2015

You can get all the best travel deals in the game, but at the end of the day, you still need one thing to travel: money. But don’t give up just yet;… Read More

Life Stories

Write Yourself a Letter to the Future

By On February 24, 2015

I was going through one of my old, old, old middle school email accounts because I was curious if there was anyone who didn’t have my new email and was trying to… Read More

Los Angeles

How to get from LAX to Santa Monica for $1

By On February 17, 2015

Gone are the days when you are stranded at LAX and in need of taking a taxi up the 405. Ha, yeah right. Nowadays, you have options. You’ve got a Culver City… Read More


How to Travel Without an Itinerary + Love It

By On February 10, 2015

As a type-A person who usually thrives on planning things, I’ve learned to take this urge from a 10, down to a 3 thanks to my crazy and completely unplanned travel experiences. The… Read More