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aspects of everyday life in Korea

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December 19, 2014

Nowadays, many people who need glasses to correct their vision would take into consideration the style of the frames they choose.

In the Korean entertainment scene, we see many Korean artists use glasses as a fashion…

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Have you ever tried the K-farm experience?

December 8, 2014, No comments

Early November, the Korea Blog send us an invitation to take part at a K-farm experience. K-farm experience is a one day event sponsored by the Korean ...

Braised green chili peppers banchan- 고추조림

November 27, 2014, No comments

  Banchan (반찬) is the korean word for “side dish”, and if you ever visit a Korean restaurant, you will be served these dishes com ...

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Autumn time … thinking about orange

November 20, 2014, No comments

What comes in mind when thinking about something orange ? As a European you might be thinking about “Holland” (the Netherlands) or ora ...

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    Our Korean wedding
    November 19, 2014, 1 Comment

    October was a hectic month with the wedding and family visiting because of that. I have some catching up to do. Let’s start with the wedding! I know a couple of my Belgian friends really regret not being able to attend…

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    Boys over Flowers: Namdaemun’s Secret Garden
    October 28, 2014, No comments

    I have only been to one flower shop in Seoul; the one in my Hannam-dong neighborhood in the Yongsan District from where I bought a couple of plants for my apartment when I moved in for the first time. I actually don’t…

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    How honest are people in Korea?
    October 28, 2014, No comments

    Where I came from, it would be unthinkable to leave your cellphone on the table at a restaurant but it is something that we do here in Korea almost without any reservation. Now I’m not trying to put my country down,…

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    Korean immigration to Germany
    October 24, 2014, No comments

    I have recently moved to Berlin and with Germany being one of the most multicultural countries of Europe, it also has the second biggest Korean community in Europe after United Kingdom, estimating more than 50,000 individuals…