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 …

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 …

KCON Los Angeles

K-Pop has developed alongside the country of Korea itself, reflecting its joys, sorrows, and its rapid global success. KCON, started in 2012 through collaborations between Powerhouse Live, Mnet Media, CJ E&M and Koreaboo, celebrates Korean pop culture including music, entertainment, food, beauty, style. “Hallyu”, the Korean wave, continues to engulf the globe, and now created …

The Basílica de Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles (Basilica of Our Lady of the Angels) is an iconic and holy site for Costa Rican catholicism. Constructed in 1639 in the Byzantine style, the basilica features ornate carvings and delicate stained-glass windows. Every August, Catholics from across Latin America will migrate here in the annual pilgrammage …

Beyond the Scene

BTS has officially rebranded, and their new international handle is "Beyond the Scene". Big Hit Entertainment stated: "The new BI (brand identity) of BTS symbolizes the youth that do not settle down to reality but open doors to move forward to grow...The design was visualized to express ARMY facing/meeting BTS at the doors when they …

Icons of Gyeongju: Bulguksa and Seokguram

Bulguksa Temple 불국사 is Gyeongju’s most iconic temple as well as a lasting symbol of Buddhism in Korea.  Located on the slopes of 토함산 Mount Toham, a sacred place during the Silla Dynasty, it currently serves as a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. Seven National treasures are contained in the temple grounds, such as the Cheongun-gyo …