San Fransisco Bay Bridge

San Francisco Self-Guided Walking Tour

Ferry Building And Chinatown Experience This was my first time going to San Francisco and I wanted to experience all of the popular tourist attractions. My sister and I used the Hotel’s free shuttle to go to the Downtown Berkeley B.A.R.T. station.  After purchasing our tickets we found the correct train we needed to hop on to go to San Francisco. Once we arrived at … Continue reading San Francisco Self-Guided Walking Tour

Berkeley Marina Hotel Experience

DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel Review The flight out of LAX was early in the morning so I was surprised at how busy the airport already is with holiday travelers.  After a quick one hour flight, my sister and I arrived at Oakland International Airport. We made our way over to the rental car shuttle and boarded the bus.  It costs $40 dollars for a one-day … Continue reading Berkeley Marina Hotel Experience

Descanso Gardens Enchanted Evening

Enchanted: Forest Of Lights Experience Hanging out at a museum after dark has been a first for me here in Los Angeles.  The last museum I visited at night was the Garden Of Morning Calm in Korea.  To keep the holiday cheer and apple cider going my sister and I decided to check out the Descanso Gardens, Enchanted Forest Of Light experience.  The garden is … Continue reading Descanso Gardens Enchanted Evening

Oo-kook Korean BBQ and Coffee

All You Can Eat BBQ and Heyri Coffee Before the weather completely changes and my tastebuds switches to soups I visited another Korean BBQ restaurant in Koreatown.  The most recent restaurant is a little different as it’s not located directly on Wilshire Blvd.  Oo-Kook specializes in an all you can eat Korean BBQ, with various servings of banchan. Oo-Kook BBQ I met up with my … Continue reading Oo-kook Korean BBQ and Coffee

Apple Picking and Farm Activities

Experience At Los Rios Rancho Farm Los Rios Rancho has over 100 hundred acres of farmland.  The ranch history dates back to 1906 when they planted over 20,000 apple trees.  The farm produces apples, pumpkins, berries, corn, and chestnuts. The ranch has free admission and parking and receives over 500,000 yearly visitors.  This month farm event features the Apple Butter Festival.  In addition, every weekend … Continue reading Apple Picking and Farm Activities

K-town food tour, Avital food tour, The Prince Restaurant Entrance, Los Angeles

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

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

KCON 2018 LA banner

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