Shamrockmom’s KCON LA 2017 Adventure: The second time around is always better!

A/N: Just a warning if you have to watch your mobile data use–This is a picture-heavy post.

Also, due to my school issues, I will be on semi-hiatus status until December. If I’m lucky, I might get a post in for October and one for November. I will be back to catch up over the Christmas holidays.


After a fun but less than ideal trip to KCON-LA in 2016, I had planned a multi-day extravaganza for KCON 2017. I even had my 3-day ticket purchased on the first day it was available online, and taken the days off work months in advance! Sadly, I had to do the “adulting” thing and put the major fun aside in order to take a course to give me some better options for working as a dental hygienist in the future. Nevertheless, I decided to make the best of it, and go on Sunday. What a difference a day–and a year–make! Continue reading

The First Time Around: Shamrockmom goes to KCON-LA

It’s been a goal of mine for a few years to go to KCON-LA. Somehow, something always went wrong and I couldn’t make it. This year, I made it–and learned a lot in the process.

Long before I became interested in Kdramas, KCON-LA was practically in my backyard at the amphitheater in Irvine, the City I Love to Hate. The next year when I started watching dramas, a friend told me that I should go to KCON-LA, but it was held outside at the Sports Arena in Downtown LA…in the searing mid-summer heat.   Continue reading