High Tea in London

On our first full day in London, we took a walking tour of the city's most prominent sites. We began our trip with an afternoon tea at Mason and Fortnum on Piccadilly. The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon was lovely! The entire setup was very elegant, with tea served in fine china and soft piano music … Continue reading High Tea in London

The Palace of Versailles

The Palace of Versailles was absolutely beautiful. This elaborate structure has a history as rich as the royals who once resided there, and has served various roles in French society across the decades.   Dauphin, the future Louis XIII, first came to Versailles for a hunting trip in 1607.  At the time, Versailles was just … Continue reading The Palace of Versailles

The True Beauty of the Musée d’Orsay

Our first evening in Paris, we visited the Musée d'Orsay. Constructed in a former train station and hotel, this place holds awe-inspiring works, such as those of Monet and Van Gogh. It really made me appreciate the higher level of human understanding that art allows us to access. At first, looking at paintings can seem … Continue reading The True Beauty of the Musée d’Orsay

Montemarte, Paris

I love reflecting on my time in Paris, a beautiful city which was so different from anywhere I had been before. Our Air BNB was located in the beautiful Montemarte neighborhood, an area with a rich history. We wound our way around the neighborhood up to the Sacré-Cœur chapel at the top of the hill. … Continue reading Montemarte, Paris

You Did Well, Jonghyun

Kim Jonghyun: you did well, you did so well. Thank you for sharing your life, your passion, and your music with us. SHINee's music has actually changed the course of my life. Introducing me to K-Pop and Korean culture, your hard work means so much to me and many others. Your lyrics have connected with … Continue reading You Did Well, Jonghyun

DAY6 in Los Angeles

DAY6 was absolutely amazing live! I was so happy when they opened with one of my favorites, 아 왜. The crowd had so much energy (like almost too much), and DAY6 really reflected it in their performance. Especially during the Q&A interaction, Jae continued to hype up the audience, to the point where a girl … Continue reading DAY6 in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Korea Festival

The 44th Annual Los Angeles Korean Festival celebrates Korean culture, as well as the vibrant Korean-American community in the city.  This festival featured Korean food, music, and style to celebrate the rich history of LA's Koreatown. The event, like the district itself, really captured a piece of Korean culture as well as the essence of … Continue reading Los Angeles Korea Festival

KCON Experience

KCON Los Angeles 2017 was an incredible experience! I met so many wonderful artists and creators at the forefront of the modern Hallyu wave, including makeup artist Das, beauty vlogger Edward Avila, and violinist and Youtuber JunCurryAhn. It was an honor to meet people I have followed and admired for so long. These artists and … Continue reading KCON Experience