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California

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 […]

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South Korea

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 […]

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California

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 […]

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California

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 […]

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Resources

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 […]

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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 […]

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South Korea

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 […]

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South Korea

Visiting Dongdaemun Design Plaza Seoul International Handmade Fair

Visting Dongdaemun Design Plaza Seoul International Handmade Fair The weather was warmer and people wanted to spend time outside enjoying the outdoor activities they had missed because of the Winter.  This was my first trip going to Dongdaemun Design Plaza.  I was having a lot of first since coming to South Korea.  I read somewhere […]

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Tips For Bloggers And Entrepreneurs

Bloggers And Entrepreneurs The learning curve of starting a small business has been a steep and steady incline. The age-old adage one step forward, two steps back swirls around in my head. Whether it has been learning new social sharing applications like Pinterest or trying to articulate business goals while writing a business plan.  You […]

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South Korea

Breaking Down Cultural Barriers In South Korea

예뻐요 at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies I continued taking Korean Language class even though I realized that it would take longer than I initially believed.  One caveat about immersing yourself in another culture is that a part of you wants to hold onto your own culture. In a country where beauty is considered thin with […]