Livingsocial/Groupon: Good or Bad?


Here in Riverside, there’s not many places to go as maybe the Los Angeles area, so I was surprised one day to see a Living Social deal for Lollicup Coffee & Tea in the University Village. Now usually, I don’t try to even get the deals on the site cause they’re usually still expensive, kinda far, and nothing I’m dying to have or do. Heard it once on Keeping Up with the Kardasians so I figured the site must be getting bigger. I thought maybe this would be the chance to try something like this out.

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LA Weekend for Less than $200


Day 1:

During President’s Day weekend I went to L.A. with my exchange friends, and for most of us it was our first time in that city. In my case it was the “second” because the first time I just did a quick visit by car. We took the Metrolink and to our surprise, the price was only $10, which is the price for the weekend pass. You can also travel  on the buses and metro of LA  from Friday to Sunday midnight, and here  I saved $10 because the day pass cost $5. Continue reading

Movies, Bars, & Finance


At my apartment, movie night is a weekly tradition of cinematic fulfillment and ridiculousness. Armed with a trusty bottle of Sailor Jerry (a great mid-priced rum for those of you out there that enjoy the right taste at the right price), we began the evening with Good Will Hunting (synopsis here). Continue reading