JoYo New York City Guide

The “Big Apple” is hectic, messy, and a whole lotta fun. I’ve been to NYC several times and the city that never sleeps makes me not want to sleep. Join me on an adventure of great sights, excellent shopping, amazing food, and endless nightlife. Also, be careful of mean New Yorkers! Don’t take it personally but […]

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What You Must Do in New York City

Having tons of friends in NYC, here are my top selections listed in priority order with their New York City neighborhood location in parentheses. Anything in italics is high on my to-do list. Special shout out to M. Wang who lived in Manhattan for 6 years and provided most of these recs! 1. Statue of Liberty ($$, Liberty Island): You […]

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Trips to Taipei, Taiwan

I have a lot of relatives in Taiwan and I also spent a month there traveling all of Taiwan. Recently, I’ve been back in Taipei so this guide will focus on the Taipei that I know. Taiwan is amazing and delicious and has tons of shopping. That month in Taiwan is what really sparked my whole obsession […]

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What You Must Eat Sweet in New York City

When you think NYC food, you think the best in the nation and that includes sweets. Special shout out to M. Wang who lived in Manhattan for 6 years and provided most of these recs! Items are listed in priority order with the neighborhood in parentheses. Anything in italics is on my to-do list. BAKERY & CAKES 1. Momofuku Milk […]

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What You Must Eat Savory in New York City

When you think NYC food, you think the best in the nation. Let’s eat those bagels, pizzas, and burgers first and then move on to the fancy stuff. Special shout out to M. Wang who lived in Manhattan for 6 years and provided most of these recs! Items are listed in priority order with the neighborhood in parentheses. Anything in italics […]

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Where You Must Party in New York City

For high-end clubbing, visit the Meatpacking district! Special shout out to M. Wang who lived in Manhattan for 6 years and provided most of these recs! Items are listed in priority order with the neighborhood in parentheses. Anything in italics is on my to-do list. ROOFTOP LOUNGE 1a. The Press Lounge ($$$, Hell’s Kitchen): $20 drinks for a rooftop view at […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in San Francisco

SF has always been a rich, cool city, long before the tech invasion and bubble craze. With its diverse population of immigrants living in multifarious neighborhoods, this big city is one of the best on the West in terms of history, culinary expertise, and scenic views. Sunny with moderate temperatures all year-around, San Francisco has […]

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Top 10 Sweets to Eat in San Francisco

Here are my top picks when you’re in town listed in order of priority. Neighborhood in parentheses and anything in italics is on my to-do list. 1. Golden Gate Bakery ($, Chinatown, Egg tarts): Home to the best, most luscious egg custard tarts you can get in the United States, these are no ordinary egg tarts. […]

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JoYo San Diego Guide

Beautiful beaches, amazing hiking trails covered in succulents, and bountiful brunches, San Diego is where I am going to retire. Plus, the fish tacos are the most awesome here. This where you’re going to get the rest and relaxation you need and deserve. Be aware that San Diego is very sprawl so you will need […]

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What to Do in San Diego

Beautiful beaches, amazing hiking trails covered in succulents, and bountiful brunches, San Diego is where I am going to retire. Plus, the fish tacos are the most awesome here. This where you’re going to get the rest and relaxation you need and deserve. Be aware that San Diego is very sprawl so you will need […]

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