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

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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

Aquarium of the Pacific Entrance

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

The 7 Best Breakfast Eateries Around L.A., Grand Central Market, Los Angeles, Downtown

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

Phoenix Arizona, Hilton Garden Inn Hotel Sign

Holiday Travel To Phoenix, Arizona

Hilton Garden Inn Hotel and Resturants Review I’ve been to Arizona several times over the last ten years to visit family.  However, this time was a bit different because of an event that only happens once in a teenagers life, high school graduation. It also meant that at a specific time and day I had to be at a high school football field to cheer … Continue reading Holiday Travel To Phoenix, Arizona