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aspects of everyday life in Korea

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    Korean Webtoons Revisited 2014
    February 17, 2014, No comments

    Back in 2011, we looked at several of Korea’s most popular webtoons as fun tools to learn Korean. Of course, the continuously popular webtoons from that list are still around: Wara! Store, Interfering with Everyday…

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    Date Like Koreans!
    February 14, 2014, No comments

     I’ve written several articles about emulating Korean popular culture, discussing trends such as selca, emoticons, and gwiyomi and featured writer Suzy Chung has schooled us in all things Korea with her “How…

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    Home made bibimbap recipe
    February 7, 2014, No comments

      Bibimbap is well known as one of the most representative dishes of Korean cuisine. It consists in steamed rice, mixed with vegetables, meat, eggs and chilli pepper paste. One of the key concepts behind this dish,…

  • Movie theatres in Kofrea are high-tech, glitzy, and glamourous
    Take Me to the Movies!
    February 6, 2014, No comments

    Who doesn’t love a night out at the movies? Waiting anxiously in the ticket queue, scarfing buttery popcorn and washing it down with a big gulp of soda, leaning back in a comfy chair, and watching stories come to life…

  • Piping hot and ready to eat, bungeoppang will warm your tummy and your heart!
    Tasty Korean Winter Snacks
    February 3, 2014, No comments

    While there are many things to dread about winter – the cold, the dark, the long days spent indoors – there are also more than a few perks to enjoy. Snow, winter festivals and sports, and delicious winter snacks –…

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    10 Ways to Stay Warm During Winter in Korea
    January 24, 2014, No comments

    Let me just make one thing clear. I am not a fan of Korean winters. Sure, the snow can be beautiful and the holiday decorations do make me fuzzy inside but on any given day from December to March, you can find me anywhere but…

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    Home style food in Seoul
    January 23, 2014, No comments

    Life in Seoul can be quite hectic and many people during  weekdays work a lot and don’t have the time or the will to cook a healthy and nutritious meal everyday when they come back home. I think this also happens during…

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    Ice fishing at Hwacheon Sancheoneo ice festival
    January 20, 2014, No comments

    Ice fishing. Yes, you heard that right. If fishing for trout in the middle of a river frozen over and braving sub-zero temperatures is up your alley, then you shouldn’t miss the Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival (얼음나라…