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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

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

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

Pinterest Usage For Startups And Bloggers

5 Ways to Use Pinterest For Your Blog Or Startup I first came across Pinterest platform because I read on a blog post how you can drive a massive amount of traffic.  Bloggers and small business owners are using Pinterest to build an audience.  I wondered if this was just another method to sell an e-course or if using the platform really works. This lead … Continue reading Pinterest Usage For Startups And Bloggers

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Long Beach Aquarium Of The Pacific Experience

Long Beach Aquarium: Conservation & Fun Activities 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 my sister and I decided to go to the Long Beach Aquarium Of The Pacific. Long … Continue reading Long Beach Aquarium Of The Pacific Experience

Joining Travel Forums: Time Well Spent?

Finding The Right Balance Writing On Travel Forums Recently, I started writing reviews of restaurants and places I visit on TripAdvisor.  I started writing these reviews because I wanted to get better at writing reviews that included hotels, restaurants and join their travel forums.  After all, a travel review describes a location, gives information on what to wear, what to pack, associated costs, and so … Continue reading Joining Travel Forums: Time Well Spent?

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The 7 Best Breakfast Eateries Around L.A.

Best Breakfast Eateries Around Los Angeles I want to share my list of the best breakfast eateries in Los Angeles and its surrounding neighborhoods.  I have chosen these restaurants based on their price, customer service and quality of food.  Here’s a list of my local favorites places to eat: Los Angeles Airport The Coffee Company Location: 8751 La Tijera Blvd., Westchester, CA 90045 By far … Continue reading The 7 Best Breakfast Eateries Around L.A.

Traditional Korean Music And Dance Performances

“Movement Korea” Performance Recap Besides mathematics, I believe one of the other languages that connect people is music.  Gwanggaeto Samulnori Art Company has performed in 20 countries promoting traditional Korean musicals and entertainment.  I attended their latest project: 2018 LA Ari Project “Movement Korea” at the Korean Cultural Center in Los Angeles. The night began with rhythmic music filling the Ari Hall theatre.  There were … Continue reading Traditional Korean Music And Dance Performances

What To Expect The First Week Studying Abroad

Experiences During The First Week Studying Abroad After I arrived in South Korea I went to the nearest Daiso store almost every day.  I was prepared to study abroad I wasn’t prepared to live on my own.  Imagine you’re moving into a new apartment what are the products you will need to purchase; close hangers, a broom, shower slippers the list could go on. However, … Continue reading What To Expect The First Week Studying Abroad