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The first group tour for Urban Plunge 2015

Virgin Voyage down Western Avenue

It was a toasty 84 degrees this past Saturday for my first ever Koreatown tour and the first of four Urban Plunge 2015 tours. I think it went pretty well considering it was the first time, though I grossly miscalculated how long the tour would take and wrapped things up a whole hour earlier than expected. The Biola students were… Read more →

No one is going to accuse me of a lack of enthusiasm

It’s Almost Time

Although I have yet to start working on the actual KTown Is My Town tour, I’ve put together a three-hour tour (sing it with me, everybody) for the students of the Biola Torrey Honor Institute to give them an insider’s look at Koreatown. The tour will be given on four separate Saturdays between March 28 and May 2. Yes, March… Read more →

The IG photo that started it all

#ktownismytown

Before there was ktownismytown.com, before there was the initial birth pains of a Koreatown tour, there was the Instagram hashtag. I created #ktownismytown on August 27, 2013, using it to tag interesting scenes and locations around Koreatown. This is where the name of the website and the tour comes from. I welcome other Instagrammers who visit this eclectic Los Angeles neighborhood to do the… Read more →