Author: Melissa Curtin

Melissa Curtin is a Los Angeles based writer who left her childhood hometown in Connecticut and a decade in Washington, DC to drive across country with a dream, to live an exciting, interesting life. Almost ten years later, Los Angles has exceeded her wildest expectations. Melissa is the Founder of LaLaScoop, an online hub that shares the beauty and vibrancy of Los Angeles through a plethora of reviews of the City of Angel’s hottest trends, places, products, and people. As an educator and travel writer, her passion for globetrotting and learning about new cultures was fueled when she traveled around the world at age 20 on Semester at Sea. At an early age, her curiosity led her to live with the Apache Indians, volunteer in the projects, and help children learn in St. John, USVI. In 2004 she earned a Fulbright scholarship that allowed her to teach in England. Her desire for exploration hasn’t subsided as she truly feels, “To travel is to live.” Her favorite memories include solo travel and destinations like Myanmar, Thailand, Formentera Island off of Ibiza, Costa Rica, Krakow, Greece, Australia, Sicily, Italy, Paris, Prague, Belgium, Vietnam, and Morocco. Since 2012 she has been documenting her adventures in print and online. Her tips and tales can be found on JohnnyJet.com, Business Insider, Darling Magazine, LA Travel Magazine, Resident Magazine, and more. When she is home, she enjoys basking in Malibu sunsets, mixing up her workouts with Class Pass, reviewing the latest restaurants, and hiking with her love.

How Larry Page Achieved a Net Worth of $53 Billion
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Target CEO Brian Cornell
Is TaxHawk a Good Option for Small Business Owners?
How Kevin O’Leary Achieved a Net Worth of $400 Million
The Five Most Expensive Credit Cards in the World
10 Benefits of Having a Belk Credit Card
Tax Form 8949 Instructions for Reporting Capital Gains and Losses
Convenience Costs: But Not With Self-Directed Retirement Plans
Why Choose to Transfer from Windows Live Mail to Microsoft Outlook?
The Top Five Advances in Robotic Arm Technology
The Most Detailed Map of the Universe to Date
Phoenix Rising: The Connected Place
10 Things to Do in Sacramento, CA for First Time Visitors
The Five Best 5-Star Hotels in Santorini, Greece
The Five Best 5-Star Hotels in Sydney, Australia
10 Things to Do in Colorado Springs for First Time Visitors
The Story of How Gateway Classic Cars Became the Largest Dealer of Its Kind
The 10 Best Muscle Cars of the 90s
The Five Best Mercedes RVs of All-Time
The 10 Best Muscle Cars of the 1980s
The Five Best Rosefield Watches on the Market Today
The Five Best Watches Using Tritium Technology
The Five Best Seiko Dive Watches on the Market Today
The Five Best Tommy Hilfiger Watches on the Market Today