There is so much to do and see in Los Angeles, it can be hard to decide what to do first. If you will be staying around Mid-City in LA, then a trip to Koreatown is a must. Koreatown is only 2.7 square miles but has around 42,611 people per square mile, so you know that it is always bustling. In this unique area of Los Angeles, you will find everything from shopping, spas, and various eateries.
There are a lot of shopping opportunities in Koreatown, whether you are looking to buy clothes, accessories, gifts, or fun little knick knacks. Visit the Koreatown Plaza for all of your shopping needs. Daiso has a bunch of knick knacks and a ton of things to buy that you never even knew you needed. You'll find everything from kitchen utensils, to stationery, to clothing.
One thing Koreatown is known for (aside from food) is its spas. You'll find a variety of 24 hour spas throughout the area and in a variety of different price ranges depending on what you're looking for. Check out Wi Spa if you're interested in acupressure, a massage, body treatments, nail care, skin care, and more.
Finally, don't miss your chance to try some authentic Korean BBQ while in town. Check out Genwa Korean BBQ located at 5115 Wilshire Blvd in Los Angeles. If you have a party that is between 2 and 5 people, this is the place for you as they have menu options specifically for parties of these size. Another option is Hae Jang Chon Korean BBQ Restaurant, located at 3821 W 6th St, Los Angeles, CA 90020. They are well known for their pork bbq, and also offer patio seating if you wish to enjoy the fine LA weather.