a weekend in LA: kcon la 2019, meeting youtube friends, wholesome adventures :’)

a weekend in LA: kcon la 2019, meeting youtube friends, wholesome adventures :’)

August 29, 2019 100 By Stanley Isaacs


hello my friends it’s nina and welcome to a vlog i feel like i haven’t done a vlog in a hot minute so as you can tell by the title of this video i am finally going somewhere in this video i’m going to la because i’m going to kcon i’m going with two of my childhood friends, it’s gonna be a good time but we did want to fit in a lot of time to explore la so this video’s going to be about kcon and la if you’re here for one of those hopefully there will be time stamps but today is thursday i haven’t packed at all we’re driving to la on the same day that kcon’s happening hopefully i’m not exhausted but without further ado let’s just get this vlog started hello, i don’t know if you guys can hear or see me but it is currently 100-something degrees outside it is frickin hot i don’t know why i decided to go outside today i am going to go shop now see you there! whew ok, so i forgot to film because i was shopping but i got all the necessities it is so frickin hot i’m gonna go home now everything is in here we are good to go we are back, this is not the most pleasant lighting situation i’m gonna quickly just go over my haul from daiso i got some slippers because the hotel floor, not the cleanest thing i got myself a fan because it’s gonna be hot and i need a fan and i lost my other one i got some sunglasses i need to protect my face cotton swabs toothpaste i got white out got some white out from daiso i got some sunscreens i got some dried mangoes my friend specifically requested some mangoes from target so i got that as a snack for her guys i’m kind of screwed, eye- i have to pack everything right now it’s already 8:30 i’m gonna sort through my laundry and start packing it’s 5 am i’m gonna get ready now i’m so tired oh my god let’s get it all ready to go we can’t check in right now so i have to do my makeup here so we can’t check into our hotel so i have to do my contact lenses out here – you just gotta do what you gotta do right yay ok we’re good i have to do my makeup in the car now – oh my god they put so much in – they put hella corn i was like oop – i know i mean i do say extra corn – hold on i’m gonna lift this how high up can this go i’m trying to see if i can put my- – okay well that was too much – oh my god – oh my god i was like “did i break it” that’s the last thing i need here i’m such a mess – WHAT ARE YOU DOING – MY MAKEUP, MY MIRROR oh also can you, yea there we go – DUDE wow first day of kcon – we’re gonna be there for like 2 hours and then we’ll go didn’t we wanna go to santa monica today – OH GOD i can’t even see what i’m doing oh i have a mirror right here – me, i’m like what’s going on – oh it fell, it fell – why are we like this – oh man i can’t- – oh that scared me i was like- no no it’s okay i think i can make this work – oh ok i look decent yay ok we are all good to go i’m so tired and fatigued i’m gonna eat now we got chipotle is it blinking – yea wow! – make sure, it’s all good? ok now you can turn it off – oh – or you can keep it playing – nah i’m kidding – when you wanna record, oh you don’t have to hold it anymore then just press the red button on top so we’re finally at kcon after so long we didn’t get to check into our hotel – are we going to right way – we don’t even know where we’re going i don’t know where the convention is we had to do our makeup and change in the car – but we’re finally here -you still look good tho – thank you we’re trying to find the checkin – how do you feel – i’m so tired and sweaty i just wanna check in – how you feelin – sweating, i’m just sweating a lot – this way, maybe – hello there – we’re finally checked in – yea dude call them out – yea call them out – so apparently they can’t allow this camera or the gopro so we’re going to bag check this doesn’t make sense – we got rejected how many times? – too many omg how are these people getting in – we’re sad – sos – it took us like an hour just to get in – we’re not even in – we’re not in i’m so sad what a waste of an outfit so we’re not going to kcon today – it’s fine, i’m just seeing everyone – i’m so sad – i don’t even know how to get back to the car – sos someone come pick us up – is there a boba place near here food street – how far is that from here – the food street that we walked past when we were looking for check in – oh yea ok – we’ll just get food there or like drinks, boba and then we’ll walk to the car – yea down – unless it’s like $20 but let’s go – wait what time is it anyway – is it 3 – it’s 2:55 oh just kidding – so it would’ve ended in two hours – i have to ask my friends what they did about their camera i have my iphone but still what a waste – who you textin – my instagram story – she’s all smiling and i was like – who you textin – she was smiling and i was like she never smiles like that with me – hello – so pretty – you’re prettier – i have no muscles – did you touch it? – NOOO – oh i thought you did – well goodbye kcon day 1 we didn’t even pass security because of our cameras so instead of checking in our bags we’re just going because we only have 2 hours worth of convention left so we’re trying again on sunday – hey what’s up you guys yes – we’re good we’re good though i totally know where i’m going – this entire day’s a mess- we almost hit the wall we can’t even get out of the frickin parking- this is a mess we got to the hotel you created the vsco girl aesthetic like a long time ago like high school i’ve literally worn this for years look at my new lockscreen you guys so beautiful – wow – i changed my outfit again and we’re getting boba santa monica pier yay we got the churro we got the full experience, how is it the pigeons flew right through us i haven’t walked in the sand in so long – that’s a good angle – we made it to the beach hello boop boop – freddie? – BOOP – with your mouth all full – i like how we’re the water signs but we don’t go in the water – we avoid it at all costs – we’re too old for this – when she’s older than you – it got up to here – goodbye santa monica, bye bye we are at whole foods letsgetit – ready – they have vegan donuts – get one treat yourself – is it gluten free we got the goods banana kim namjoon kim seokjin min yoongi jung hoseok park jimin kim taehyung jeon jungkook BTS – wait hold on lemme- – IT’S IN MY MOUTH AGAIN are we good now – no imagine waking up to that – i’m gonna cry – I’M SAYING THESE DON’T FIT MY FACE – we are treating ourselves – i want a banana – esther yours is coming off YOU LOOK LIKE SANTA i’m over this – there is so much going on i don’t know see you tomorrow with a day in LA goodnight – goodnight – here’s the fit for today here’s my friends hello we’re going to urth caffe and it’s really cute around here we found the wings a lot of cute artwork goodbye urth caffe it’s the one with the green awnings we are going to griffith observatory so we drove ALMOST to the griffith observatory but the lots are all full i feel like this vlog is just full of us almost going to things we kinda saw the observatory, i saw it kinda sitting on the hill there it is it’s behind this tree sorry – oh i see it! – yea there it is that little green thing – it was totally worth it – so amazing wow there it is – great – so now we are going to the line friends store or we’re going to try to – we’re gonna go to hollywood and then we can walk around – we’re going to hollywood wooo – oh i have no service – wait wait that angle – THAT ANGLE – look at the pinky – OH I DON’T WANNA TOUCH IT I’M SHAKING – dude his palms are so wide – omg – FOR $100?? – BUY IT BUY ME THIS MOM look at this IT’S SO CUTE thank you – you’ll always have me with you forever – this is so cute!! – it works for tata because his body is so small this is the only one where it works cute – trying to convince – do we want 95 line – yea she’s already convinced – we got the goods!!! goodbye line friends i can’t believe i made a purchase i’m glad i always walk out of places with nothing but we did it – we have to – we gotta – this is the one store where we actually have to commit – we are back kcon! finally going yeonjun! 2, 3, bangtan LOLOL sophia wanted toast samples – THEY’RE SO GOOD! – FREE SAMPLES – so good – here’s my talent kcon’s ending in 10 minutes by the way i got to meet so many of you guys that was a lot of fun and you guys are really cute cuter than me thank you we are on our way to get soondubu we’re getting our soondubu they’re getting their meat – gogs (gogi) – they’re getting their gogs my friends are bored – omg your thumb looks like a pointer finger from here – ow ow – got her – GOT YA – bcd tofuuu my blood sugar’s very low my blood sugar’s very low i can’t wait to eat soondubu woooo here sophia hold hands with hoseok because we have the same hand size – THIS IS HOW IT FEELS – here’s tata and chimmy! sophia was saying since hoseok and i have the same hand size i just have to hold my hand and it seems like i’m holding hands with him – just gonna sit there forever now – we traveled so far just to get coffee also i’m going to the convention by myself i’m gonna leave my friends and they’re gonna do stuff that i can’t do with them they’re gonna get korean barbecue – we’re eating meat – they’re gonna get patbingsu which i can’t really eat because of lactose and all that, so i’m going alone but i’m gonna see friends there too so – you’ll have fun – yay! – after literally an hour – all that work – we found free parking – wow look at us we totally planned all this – wait i think it’s this way though – walking to convention it really looks like i’m naked look who i’m with ok guys so i finally met my mother fei – yay i’m here! my child my baby – she didn’t recognize me at first – no i didn’t look your way sorry sksksk – she’s so cute – i can’t believe we’re finally meeting – i know i was gonna meet you at your q&a thing – let’s not – i’ll still go guess who i’m with my baby hillary so cute irl, and pretty – and short i’m wearing platform shoes right now can you show my shoes – my shoes give me an inch of height so this is all a lie too – but you’re- you can be my boyfriend – honestly we’re at the convention – at the convention – we’re on a double date we’re waiting for my date – we’re all sharing fei – all sharing fei – WHAT sTOP – it’s a fei date – wait for it – that was not, i could do better – take two – how do you do it – yes – i’m not good at this – ddaeng – i miss my bleached hair – oh yea – my fried hair – we all got kimbap – it’s too big – hello got our boba – cheers we’re tired – i’m tired – we have run out of things to do – fancy – i gave up – fancy youuuu jumproping competition – i’m gonna hit someone – did you not see this – night mode, day mode – we all can’t sit properly except for yoora – wait for the chorus – how did it go GREAT!!! – you guys are so slow – hey we gotta vlog – um excuse you – we gotta get the content man it’s over my first kcon – it wasn’t bad – my legs are dead – my entire everything’s dead – i thought you were pulling out something important i was like- – she is content – well this is it they’re gonna go – byeee – wish you were here nina, but – i know we miss you nina but we are also enjoying- don’t even have to go to kcon we see them all dude found choice let’s go i’ve never seen this many bts albums in one place – stan got7 – look at these pretty albums they’re all so pretty and they’re all over the place this is the first time i’ve seen txt merch this is so cute – how do you feel – i’m excited for the food – wish you were here nina – we miss you come have shaved ice with us next time even though you can’t eat it you can eat the red beans and fruit on the side oh boy look at this – woooooowwww – look at that, that’s so cute the hotel people knew actually no they put it the wrong way but it’s so cute!! – reunited with my friends we are having a hard time trying to get home we made it to staples center concert time – i’m excited – look at sophia – i’m doing great – we are literally at the back – the wall – goodbye hotel onwards hello my friends i am finally home i’ve actually been home but i took some time to rest but i am finally back to my little reality back in northern california but i just wanted to wrap up this vlog by saying this was such an incredible weekend i met so many of you guys and this trip was very refreshing to me most of the time i’m just in my little bubble where i’m just to myself getting myself outside of my bubble really just gets my inspiration going gets my motivation going and then seeing you guys in real life so many of you guys in real life telling me my content inspires you or motivates you not only makes me feel good but also makes me remember why i make videos and makes me want to work harder on content i think this weekend was definitely very healing it was very busy but it was also very healing as well i see you guys literally as my friends and even if i’ve never met you even if i don’t know what your name is at first i do treat you guys like friends and i hope you guys treat me the same i just went in for hugs for a lot of you guys and it was really nice i met my internet friends made new internet friends and it was just a very new experience for me this was my first kcon ever i remember in 2016 my parents were like hey you should go to kcon and we were actually in the area when kcon la was happening looking at 2019 i could’ve easily gotten a ticket for 2016 at the last minute but me not knowing much about kpop back then i was like i don’t really need to go to kcon so i didn’t but 3 years later i finally took myself to kcon my heart is full of love and warmth and i think it grew 10 times bigger to my internet friends that i got to see i love you guys so frickin much i’m so happy that i finally got to see you guys irl and i hope i can see you guys again i know i live in the most random area but i’ll make my way to you guys or you guys can come to me and to you guys who are watching i hope i got to meet you and if we didn’t get to meet i will work harder to make it possible for us to meet and share the love and all that this was an incredible experience i totally needed it and i’m excited to just keep going hopefully i will see you guys at the next kcon but until then that is it for this video and that is it for my time at kcon and la this was honestly one of my favorite trips ever i’m incredibly happy and so so so grateful love you guys ๐Ÿ™‚ thank you guys for making my weekend and my life i love you guys so much and i will see you in my next video let’s bring it in goodnight my friends ๐Ÿ™‚ in the spirit of kcon love you guys ๐Ÿ™‚