All posts by Mitzie Correa

An awesome traditional Korean culture performance during the 6th World Congress of Korean Studies in 2012. This is something I don't get a chance to see everyday, and I feel lucky to have experienced it first-hand!
May 20, 2015
As an atypical Hallyu fan, I don’t just religiously watch Korean TV dramas, I don’t just make kimchi weekly, and I don’t just spazz over my idols daily. I also study Hallyu. Seriously. Complete with review of related…
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On being a kookier Korea fan this 2015

January 2, 2015, 1 Comment

I am writing this on the eve of the first day of the year 2015. As I look back on the past year, I see that I have accomplished several things as a Ko ...


My Hallyu Fandom’s Many Faces

December 24, 2014, No comments

I recently read an article about Hallyu fandom in the Philippines which says that Filipino fans tend to be either of these three: an active fan, a sta ...

Legendary gisaeng Hwang Jin-Yi. Photo taken from the 2006 KBS2 TV series.

The Many Faces of the Gisaeng in Korean TV

August 12, 2014, No comments

I must admit that I love watching gisaeng (기생) in Korean TV dramas and movies more than Joseon queens and princesses and women from yangban famili ...

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    Before Korean Women Were Fighting Women
    March 28, 2014, No comments

    Sometimes, with a long list of e-books to read in my tablet, I take a chance and sift through my list. I read the first few sentences of a story first. If these first few sentences immediately grab my attention, I continue…