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 searching 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

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?

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 Korean traditional 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 five  selections this … Continue reading Traditional Korean Music And Dance Performances

What To Expect The First Week Studying Abroad

What To Expect The First Week Studying Abroad

Studying Abroad Tips After I arrived in South Korea I know that I needed to go to my nearest Daiso store it seemed like every day.  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, that’s not what I’m going to write about in this post. … Continue reading What To Expect The First Week Studying Abroad

Phoenix Arizona, Hilton Garden Inn Hotel Sign

Holiday Travel To Phoenix, Arizona

Hilton Garden Inn Hotel and Resturants Review I’ve been to Phoenix 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 on a specific time and day I had to be at a high school football field to cheer … Continue reading Holiday Travel To Phoenix, Arizona

Visiting The Los Angeles County Museum Of Art, LACMA Lights, Los Angeles

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

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

Small Business Owner Interview: Eric Michel, Anarchy Prints

Small Business Highlight, South Korea I first met Eric during the Oasis 2 Intellectual Property Rights class that was held at the Korean Invention Promotion Association in Gangnam-gu.  Since that time we have stayed in touch messaging in a group chat regarding startup events and hackathons in South Korea.  I want to share with everyone his journey with his company Anarchy Prints. Small Business Interview: … Continue reading Small Business Owner Interview: Eric Michel, Anarchy Prints

The Last Hurrah: At Least For This Trip

Seoul, South Korea Expat Finality My last month in South Korea I would go out every weekend for lunch, and desert, mostly I combined the two, like when I went to my first vegan festival.  I shared this recurring theme with my friend who lived in Korea the longest. What were my plans for returning to the United States was a recurring question she asked? … Continue reading The Last Hurrah: At Least For This Trip