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K-Town Food Tour Review

Avital Food Tour: Koreatown I decided to go to a Korean food tour for two reasons; I could visit new restaurants and meet new people who loved Korean food.  I booked Avital Tours after a quick google search of Korean food tours in Los Angeles. I choose Avital because they make exceptions for food allergies (I have a shellfish allergy) and I could learn more … Continue reading K-Town Food Tour Review

Digital Marketing: Small Business Strategy​

Asian Small Business Expo Key Takeaways Creating a digital marketing strategy is key for any business success.  It’s even more important for small businesses who have fewer resources to optimize their digital presence.  The question becomes how do you effectively utilize social media to reach your target audience. The Asian Pacific Islander Small Business Program mission is to assist small business specifically within the Korean, … Continue reading Digital Marketing: Small Business Strategy​

A Jeju Buckwheat Flower Festival

[For your calendar]: Oct. 3 to 21 — Jeju Tourism Organization’s Travel Blog   A celebration of nature in wide open fields of buckwheat from Oct. 3rd to the 21st at locations around 3028-beonji, Seongeup-ri, Pyoseon-myeon, Seogwipo. More info and a map: http://www.visitjeju.net/u/1EL Connect with us on social media: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/visitjeju.en Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/visitjeju.en Visitjeju.net via [For your calendar] A Jeju Buckwheat Flower Festival: Oct. 3 to … Continue reading A Jeju Buckwheat Flower Festival

Joon Park Wassup Man A Must-See, Korean YouTube Channel, Korean Entertainment

Joon Park: Wassup Man A Must See

Joon Park YouTube Channel Review I first came across Joon Park (Park Joon-Hyung) on a variety show called Roommate.  Park’s outgoing and tell it like it’s personality immediately endears viewers to his onscreen persona.  His frequent chants of JYP Nation and BAAAM! have become synonymous with his brand. Joon Park is a Korean-American singer and entertainer.  He’s best known for his involvement in the boy … Continue reading Joon Park: Wassup Man A Must See

Non-Teaching Jobs: South Korea

Foreign Job Opportunities In South Korea When I first decided I wanted to move to South Korea I begin to look for work overseas.  I know that I didn’t want to teach students, however, I didn’t know what other options where available. Here are some additional job opportunities in addition to teaching English in South Korea. GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES USAJobs If you’re a United States … Continue reading Non-Teaching Jobs: South Korea

Skirball, Jim Henson, The Muppets

Skirball Cultural Center Experience

Skirball: Fraggle Rock & Noah’s Ark We started our day rather early, meaning we were up and out the door by 9:30 a.m.  After reading reviews online the best advice stated to go early in the morning.  My sister and I were glad that we did because there was plenty to see and we beat the crowds. Exhibitions The Jim Henson Exhibition:  Imagination Unlimited Jim … Continue reading Skirball Cultural Center Experience

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KCON L.A. Panel Sessions Experience

Panel Sessions Key Takeaways Since 2012 KCON Los Angeles has held a convention showcasing talented Korean artist, producers, and companies.  This year KCON was held from August 10-12th at the Staples Center and the Los Angeles Convention Center in downtown L.A.  KCON hosts three full days of panel discussions along with K-pop concerts held in the evening on Saturday and Sunday. A brief introduction of … Continue reading KCON L.A. Panel Sessions Experience

24 Hours in L.A.’s Koreatown

Korean Food, Cafe’s, And Karaoke I don’t know where to begin with discussing this sub-city of Los Angeles.  I first discovered that Los Angeles has the largest Koreatown in the United States a little after I went to my first Korean BBQ restaurant. Before I started enjoying Korean BBQ I would drive through the sub-cities like Little Tokyo, Little Italy,  and Little Ethiopia and never … Continue reading 24 Hours in L.A.’s Koreatown

Kpop World Festival LA Finals, KCCLA

K-Pop World Festival L.A. Finals

2018 Changwon Kpop World Festival Recap Earlier this month the K-pop dance and vocal academy commenced.  The Academy was hosted by the Korean Cultural Center of Los Angeles and the Musicians Institute College of Contemporary Music.  The Academy consisted of a two-week dance and vocal training courses. There were a total of 80 entries in the Los Angeles area alone.  After completing the academy the … Continue reading K-Pop World Festival L.A. Finals

Downtown Santa Monica Shopping, Food and Fun

Downtown Santa Monica: Shopping, Food, ​And Fun

3rd Street Promenade & The Santa Monica Pier I want to cover Downtown Santa Monica for anyone who has plans to come to L.A. for the first time.  A popular tourist attraction during the summer months especially if California is experiencing good weather.  Here are my helpful tips for visiting Santa Monica from a locals point of view. Downtown Santa Monica Activity ~ All Day … Continue reading Downtown Santa Monica: Shopping, Food, ​And Fun