Jean Young is originally from Philadelphia (a Philly Filly) but has lived in and around Los Angeles most of her adult life now, so she is comfortable with both coasts. Now that her son lives in Chicago, Jean's getting to know what happens in between the coastlines!
Jean can give you ideas what to explore and how to best navigate LA's crazy traffic patterns to get there... from the best surfing spots in Palos Verdes, the freshest seafood in San Pedro, to the Grammy museum at LA Live or the Getty on the Westside. She can even create a custom itinerary based on your interests if you like...
Jean Young is a professional communicator who has written fresh and engaging content for over 20 years. Her materials are dynamic and effective thanks to her use chunking and graphics to communicate complex topics in simple ways.
Jean has a journalism background and over a decade in marketing and PR before focusing on technical writing and instructional design. In May 2011, she received a Master's of Science in Instructional Design and Technology at CSU Fullerton.
When she's not writing, she likes beach walks, tennis, urban hiking, and exploring the art and architecture of Los Angeles.
She knows the South Bay, Long Beach, San Pedro and greater Los Angeles like the back of her hand -- so if you want kimchi or a kogi taco in Koreatown or Ethopian food on Fairfax, she can direct you to the best!
In fact, Jean has even created custom itineraries for some guests, based on their interests -- sports, music, food, beaches, and more....
My life motto: “It's not getting from A to B. It's not the beginning or the destination that counts. It's the ride in between...This train is alive with things that should be seen and heard. It's a living, breathing something -- you just have to want to learn its rhythm.”
― David Baldacci, The Christmas Train