L.A. Eats: Porto’s Bakery & Cafe

Porto’s is a very popular Cuban bakery chain in California. Being the tourist that I am, I had to see for myself what the rave was all about. We went to the branch in Buena Park, California.

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The storefront is quite spacious as it has both a bakery and a cafe.  The first struggle was the long line, and took us about 15 minutes before our turn. The second struggle was having to choose from the myriad of pastries, breads, cookies, and muffins and cakes. Most of them under USD 2 (AED 7.34) only!

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A Kuripot’s Guide to a L.A. Holiday

I just returned from my solo holiday to meet with family & friends in the United States. I booked it last January and started to save up and make my budget at the beginning of the year. I had four months to financially prepare myself for a trip to Los Angeles, California. How do I write about kuripot tips on a trip to this expensive city?

It sounded impossible – just the thought of spending US dollars made me nervous! My ticket (taken from my Travel Fund) cost me AED 3,200 which for me is expensive on its own and I still had to set aside enough money to eat and go around for a week’s stay.

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