Lawrence Halprin: Fountain in Maguire Garden, Los Angeles Central Library

Downtown Los Angeles: Gentle Monster And Sightseeing

Central Library, Grand Central Market & Gentle Monster I finally decided I would share a mini guide to downtown Los Angeles top things to do with everyone.  Downtown is an exciting and busy area with the high rise buildings, restaurants, shopping districts and museums. I want to share the recent places I visited for any readers who plan on visiting Los Angeles this summer.  I … Continue reading Downtown Los Angeles: Gentle Monster And Sightseeing

National Small Business Week Virtual Conference

Lessons I Learned During The National Small Business Week If you’re in the trenches of starting a business than you’ve probably come across various conferences, podcast, webinars, and workshops offering advice on starting a business.  Some of the advice is given freely and some of the advice comes with a price tag. Recently, the Small Business Administration launched their first national small business week virtual … Continue reading National Small Business Week Virtual Conference

Minority Business Opportunity Day Conference Overview

Minority Business Opportunity Day Conference Overview Recently, I attended the Southern California Minority Supplier Development Council (SCMSDC) event.  The Minority Business Opportunity Day Conference was held at the Pasadena Convention Center. The conference connects corporate members with minority business entrepreneurs.  Their corporate members include companies such as The Coca-Cola Company, Microsoft Corporation, and Johnson & Johnson. *Full Disclosure – I was invited to attend the … Continue reading Minority Business Opportunity Day Conference Overview

Small Business Interview: Brandon Walcutt, Kohsi Design Centre

Small Business Interview: Brandon Walcutt, Kohsi Design Centre I first met Mr. Walcutt (right), as a presenter at Seoul Global Center.  He presented “Business Plan Writing and Presenting” as part of the business class I attended in South Korea. He lived in South Korea for more than 16 years and now resides in New York, NY.  Previously, he was a co-owner of a publishing company, … Continue reading Small Business Interview: Brandon Walcutt, Kohsi Design Centre

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

Expat Life 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 … 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