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August 11, 2014

The Korean government has established multicultural centers in Seoul and all over Korea to provide learning and cultural experiences to its expat community. Through these multicultural centers, I’ve learned…

"Photo zones" are all around in this park.

An old quarry turned Art Valley

July 1, 2014, No comments

You may not find “Pocheon Art Valley” as one of the top destinations in Korea, but it is definitely worth visiting for a number of reasons ...

Welcome to Petite France

An Afternoon at Petite France

April 8, 2014, No comments

Petite France is a famous filming location of Korean dramas. Among them are “Beethoven Virus”, “Secret Garden” and the recentl ...

Your 14th-day checklist

The 14th Day in Korea

January 14, 2014, No comments

Ever heard of the 14th day monthly occasions in Korea? I was amused when I first heard that the 14th day of every month is a special day. Aside from V ...

  • Sweets for the test taker...
    Suneung D-day
    November 7, 2013, No comments

    Suneung D-day is on November 7th! And we’re excited! My husband’s niece is one of the thousands of students who will take “suneung”.   What is “suneung”? 수능 (suneung)…

  • Top: Our Chuseok table in 2005
Bottom: Our Chuseok table in 2012
    Chuseok: Before, During and After
    September 19, 2013, No comments

    This year marks my 11th Chuseok. My first one happened barely a month after I came to Korea. It was unforgettable as it was a new experience, but also stressful because I didn’t know what to do and I couldn’t…