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blog posts about Korea by WKB

  • 1 living with a Korean family
    Leaving the nest
    August 13, 2014, No comments

    Min Jae and I officially moved out of his parents house~Woo! But even though leaving the nest to start our own is exciting and fun, here are some things I learned to appreciate living with his family & will certainly…

  • Maria enjoying her first ever Korean meal in Seoul!
    Maria tours Seoul in 5 hours!
    August 13, 2014, No comments

    When my friend Maria, who lives in London, sent me a message in Facebook that she was stopping over for a few hours at the Incheon International Airport on her way back to England from the Philippines, I already knew I could…

  • 'Made of chair' image courtesy of the Korean Cultural Centre UK
    Friday Late Night: Korea at the V&A, London
    August 12, 2014, No comments

       The Victoria & Albert Museum hosted a wonderful late night event back in May this year with the focus on Korean popular culture. The Museum is  the world’s largest of decorative arts and design, …

  • 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 families. But don’t get me wrong. All of these women, whichever social …

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Photo credit: Razel Kim
    Experiencing Royal Court Food
    August 11, 2014, No comments

    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…

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    Seoul International Writers’ Festival
    August 7, 2014, No comments

    What is Seoul International Writers’ Festival? SIWF is a literary event hosted by the Literature  Translation Institute of Korea, which invites writers from Korea and around the world and celebrates …

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    Chilbulam Hermitage – 칠불암 (Gyeongju)
    August 6, 2014, No comments

    Hello Again Everyone!! I had wanted to visit Chilbulam Hermitage for years. I had been waiting on my wife, in-laws, and I to go, but I had grown far too impatient to wait until the warmer weather. So just a little while back,&hellip ...