All posts by Timea Baksa

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March 21, 2014

There’s more to Korean cuisine than what you see in K-dramas or read in foreign newspapers. Besides popular dishes like bibimbap, kimchi and Korean barbeque you can find an amazing variety of food in Korea. Here…

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How did the Korean wave start?

January 27, 2014, No comments

It seems a little unbelievable but everyone’s favourite Korean wave of K-dramas, K-pop, K-fashion and K-tagged popular items all began with Stev ...

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Five breathtaking scenic sites

December 16, 2013, No comments

In South Korea not only buildings are being treated as national treasures but landscapes, as well, if they are deemed to be important for some reason ...

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Central European K-pop fans shout, “We are here, too!”

October 1, 2013, No comments

Article republished from Hellokpop.com “They probably don’t come here because they think it would be impossible to fill up a stadium. But ...

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    The magic word: Chaebol
    September 9, 2013, No comments

    If you ever watched a Korean drama in a contemporary setting, you most probably know what a chaebol is. Who wouldn’t remember the elitist rich family of Boys Over Flowers, for example, or the rude and yet adorable…

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    Korean Cultural Heritage 101
    September 1, 2013, No comments

    South Korea has a very distinctive system to preserve cultural heritage. If you frequently read about Korean culture, you most probably heard about the National Treasure system and most likely you also know that the…