Disneyland Vacation Experience

3 Days & 2 Night Staycation Recently, my family visited Disneyland California Resort and a nearby Fairfield Inn Marriott for a mini-staycation. There have been a number of changes since I last visited Disneyland.  Here are some things you can do to ride more rides, grab a bite to eat, and stay at a nearby […]

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Let’s Care Podcast Interview

Interview with Matt Scott A notice was sent out to the Seed Spot Entrepreneurs to discuss their entrepreneurial experience this year.  It was a call for individuals who often don’t feel heard or seen in the startup space.  I responded to the email because less than a week prior I had completely failed an investor […]

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How To Create Products Customers Want

Customer Discovery Process Before I spend money on developing my mobile application I’ve been advised to find out what customers want. Reading various business articles many advisors believe this is a crucial first step.   Customer Development is defined by Steve Blank as:  In an existing market, Customer Development means not only understanding potential customers, but […]

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Overseas Venture Capitalist Investors

How To Find Startup Funding  So you want to start a business in Asia? Starting a business is hard wherever you’re located.  Add starting a business overseas to your to-do list and it seems like one more insurmountable hurdle to overcome.  According to the Global Startup, Ecosystems report the Global Startup Economy reached $2.3 trillion […]

Jogong: International Fan Service

Coffee Carts, Subway Ads, and Flower Gift Sets South Korea has a long-standing subculture of Jogong.  What’s Jogong you may ask? According to The Korean Times “Jogong” is a culture of gift-giving to celebrities. You can read more on this article “Besotted Fans Splash Out On Cars, Watches For Their K-pop Idols” on The Korea […]

Big Rice Korean Cuisine Review

Bulgogi Lunch Box Spring was in the air as I walked around the Descanso Gardens.  The gardens were filled with happy children waiting to ride the mini train.  Touring the colorful tulip beds, rose and lilac bushes, I came upon a Cherry Blossom tree in full bloom.  I was reminded of my time spent in […]

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South Korea

International Fans: 5 Ways To Not Feel Left Out

Ideas For Struggling International Fans Who Like Kpop/K-dramas So you’ve started on your journey of learning more about South Korea since you’ve discovered a K-pop group or Korean drama that you really like.  Yet, how do you stay connected to events/life in Korea when you live thousands of miles away? I’ve noticed that a lot […]

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California

Kpop Artist Hangouts In L.A.

Korean Celebrity Hot Spots Every generation, fans follow handsome young boyband groups with an almost cult-like following.  The phenomenon of Kpop’s popularity has bought South Korean artists to the mainstream in the United States.  With so many Kpop artist touring in the United States it’s no longer difficult to see them in concert. However, where […]

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California

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 […]

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 […]