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aspects of everyday life in Korea

January 22, 2015

Sinseol Jonghap Market began to be formed in 1971 as a group of local merchants opened their shops at the current marketplace.

The market has since then continued to grow its influence upon the economic life of the local…

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Don’t Panic! Keep Calm and Let’s Slide down from Snowy Hill (Part I)

January 14, 2015, No comments

We never seen and touched snow before, therefore we decided to brave the chilly winter season on our third trips to Korea. Besides seeing different s ...

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Interview with Korean immigrants to Germany

January 13, 2015, Comments Off

Following my previous article about Korean immigration to Germany, I had a chance to interview three of the the first Korean immigrants during the 60& ...

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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 ...

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    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 stagnant fan, or a retired fan. According to the researcher Gilbert Que,…

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    Pet Alley of Dongdaemun Traditional Market
    December 22, 2014, No comments

    Dongdaemun, is there any place like it in the world? Set in the middle of this concrete city is a district of Seoul that sprawls out housing every kind of store one could ever image. From huge mega malls and midnight wholesale…

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    Love your eyes, the Korean style!
    December 19, 2014, No comments

    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 Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs in order to promote…