This May, I visited the Big Island of Hawaii with my husband, named for the fact that it's the largest island in the archipelago. We planned to stay there for 5 days and chose Kailua Beach on the west coast as our base to explore this beautiful island. From the moment we landed, lush green… Continue reading The Big Island of Hawaii- Sun, Sand, Sea and Volcanoes!
When Núria arrived in Pasadena, she looked for a job in all possible ways, using social apps and events as a boost for her career. In the end, her efforts paid off.
I wrote this post over four years ago - and I'm still at the same company where I got my first real US job. One recent Thursday my first task of the day was spending an hour at my local elementary school helping a first-grader with reading, and then consoling him when he burst into… Continue reading Job Search Series – Amanda’s Experience
The Job Search series will give you a glimpse on how CISC members found their job here in the US, hopefully giving you tips for your own job search. For this very first article of the series, learn more about Aude, a professional translator, who has been working for more than 2 years in the entertainment industry in LA.
Back in March, my husband and I traveled south to Alpine, California, in the San Diego Mountains, for an afternoon flying birds of prey. We purchased a private raptor experience through Sky Falconry, apparently one of the few places in the U.S. licensed for such an activity. We were here to learn all we could… Continue reading Flying a falcon and a hawk: Sky Falconry experience
In late August 2017, my mother and I went on a mini road trip to Paso Robles, Atascadero, Morro Bay, Hearst Castle and Solvang. Here's what we got up to. We set out in my car from Pasadena on Saturday afternoon and drove up the I-5 before heading cross country to Paso Robles – a… Continue reading Paso Robles, Morro Bay and Hearst Castle – California Road Trip
This article was written by Rodinde Hendrickx, she can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org When my husband Evert and I, Rodinde, moved to Pasadena in the wet January of 2017 I thought I had my priorities in order. Filing for my Employment Authorization Document, getting a nice apartment and finding a great job. I knew the… Continue reading My experience volunteering with Caltech CTLO
This April, I headed to Merida, the capital of the Mexican state of Yucatan to get my advanced scuba license in the cenotes of the region. I started my trip exploring the city of Merida. The downtown or ‘Centro’ as it is called consists of beautiful squares, quaint churches and the majestic central cathedral. Afternoons… Continue reading Travel: Scuba Diving in the Cenotes
So you bought a car? Great! Now you need coverage. Did you know that taking the lowest car insurance in the US doesn't cover your civil liability? Here are some explanations on the different coverage options in California.
As most Angelenos, when you arrive in L.A., you will most probably buy a car. But how do you buy a good one on a budget? What are the tips you need to know? You can find answers to your questions in this article.