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Korean Convenience offers solo travel stories, food reviews, and small business takeaways from South Korea and the United States.

South Korea Blogs

Crane Peace Village Experience Center

Cheorwon DMZ One Day Bus Tour

I researched and booked a trip to the DMZ to continue my solo travel plans.  I was proud of myself for figuring out I could take the DMZ train and then join a tour once I arrived.  

A Thirty-Something Korean American Journey To South Korea

It took me over two years to make it to Korea. In 2012, I was feeling desperately stuck in a rut, stagnant.  I knew that I needed to do something different.  It was getting to a point where not doing anything and continuing to live the same life was scarier than making a leap into the unknown.

Path To Obtaining A Startup Visa In South Korea

The class gathered at Seoul Global Center every night from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on the fifth floor.  The class covers such topics as writing Corporation Formation, Writing An Effective Business Plan, Labor Laws, Marketing, and Business Taxes in South Korea.

United States Blogs

Seoul International Park Welcome Sign, Koreatown, Los Angeles, California

24 Hours In L.A.'s Koreatown

If you're looking for places to eat, sleep and have fun in Koreatown than check out this list of things to do.

Aquarium of the Pacific Entrance

Long Beach Aquarium Of The Pacific Experience

The heatwave is on in California and I like everyone else searched for ways to beat the heat.  Usually, I avoid tourist areas during peak periods because of the crowds and traffic congestion. However, I made an exception to the rule and I decided to go to the Long Beach Aquarium Of The Pacific.

Gentle Monster, Los Angeles, California

Downtown Los Angeles: Gentle Monster

Downtown is an exciting and busy area with high rise buildings, restaurants, shopping districts and museums. Check out this mini guide to the Central Library, Grand Central Market, and Gentle Monster shopping experience.


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