A Thirty-Something Korean American’s Journey To Korea

This guest post is written by Linda.  I first met Linda, during the one day tour of the Garden of Morning Calm and Petite France in South Korea.  It has been over a year since our first meeting.  During that time we have bonded over our love of travel, food, and family stories.  Below is her inspiring journey of moving and finding employment in Korea.  It … Continue reading A Thirty-Something Korean American’s Journey To Korea

Visiting the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Art of Korea Exhibit Tour Recently, I went to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and visited their exhibition on the Art of Korea.  First, I must say that although I have lived in Los Angeles for more than fifteen years I have never been to the museum.  I don’t know why, but I always feel as though I have to go to another … Continue reading Visiting the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Small Business Grant Writing Basics

15 Tips for Writing A Grant Proposal or Crowdsourcing Campaigns   There are many categories for grant allocations (Federal, State, Local, Corporate) geared towards small businesses.  Although, the process may seem daunting these awards can be great resources for entrepreneurs. Here are some basics tips for writing your next grant proposal or crowdsourcing campaigns. Understanding the grant proposal eligibility requirements:  i.e. locations, demographics, company industry, detailed explanation … Continue reading Small Business Grant Writing Basics

American Misconceptions About Living In South Korea

After arriving in South Korea there are always expats who are disappointed and want to go back home.  Usually, there are several reasons why they want to return home after such a short time living abroad. I want to write this post not about whether you should apply to become a teacher or study abroad in South Korea.  I want to write about the myths … Continue reading American Misconceptions About Living In South Korea

10 Website and Apps for Visitors To South Korea

10 Websites And Apps For Visitors To South Korea

Necessary Information For A Trip To South Korea I want to compile a list of mobile applications and helpful numbers that are necessary for tourist or expats who plan on visiting South Korea.  This list is a broad range of helpful information that will assist you with traveling, ordering food, and knowing the proper procedures if you experience an emergency situation. Useful Phone Numbers Dial … Continue reading 10 Websites And Apps For Visitors To South Korea

Breaking Down Cultural Barriers In Seoul South Korea

How To Stay Warm During Winter In South Korea

No Heat & No Flannel Pajamas!  Lesson Learned. Since, the weather keeps reverting, rain and snow in some parts of the United States when it should be getting warmer outside, I want to go back to something that happened during my first Winter at Hankuk University dormitory I forgot to post. My heart went out inside my dorm room.  At first, I thought I just … Continue reading How To Stay Warm During Winter In South Korea

How To Find The Right International Franchise

Are You Interested In Owning A Business Overseas? I read a statistic the other day about iPhone repair shops.  The statistics stated that iPhone repair shops owners can charge about $60 to repair your iPhone (sometimes it can be higher) and if you repair 10 phones a week than you can earn $600.  If you think about the math, you can make over $2,400 a … Continue reading How To Find The Right International Franchise

Upcoming Music and Film Festival in Los Angeles South Korea

Upcoming Music And Film Festivals In Los Angeles

There are a lot of great upcoming events to attend.  Music festival’s that are geared towards the K-Pop music industry and there’s also an upcoming film festival.  If you’re planning a trip to Los Angeles, C.A. or live nearby here are the upcoming events to attend to see you’re favorite K-pop musical groups, actors, and or actresses. The Korean Times Music Festival The Korean Times … Continue reading Upcoming Music And Film Festivals In Los Angeles

A List Of Websites Great For Conducting Research

A List Of Websites Great For Conducting Research

Are You Looking For Stats, Maps & Information? Whether you’re writing a small business grant, business plan or angel investor pitches at some point you will need to check facts, and gather statistical data because let’s face it you can’t rely on community forums as your go-to for citation documentation. While attending classes at California State University Northridge I often found myself within the library … Continue reading A List Of Websites Great For Conducting Research

Small Business Owner Interview: Eric Michel, Anarchy Prints Clothing

Small Business Owner Interview: Eric Michel, Anarchy Prints

Small Business Highlight, South Korea I first met Eric during the Oasis 2 Intellectual Property Rights class that was held at the Korean Invention Promotion Association in Gangnam-gu.  Since that time we have stayed in touch messaging in a group chat regarding startup events and hackathons in South Korea.  I want to share with everyone his journey with his company Anarchy Prints. Small Business Interview: … Continue reading Small Business Owner Interview: Eric Michel, Anarchy Prints