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aspects of everyday life in Korea

  • food festivals
    Food festivals and events in South Korea
    June 27, 2014, No comments

    In South Korea the second half of 2014 will be full of interesting festivals and events related to food and hospitality and there will be plenty of options to choose from. Today we give you some suggestion, and if you are…

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    The Jamsu Bridge and Floating Island
    June 10, 2014, No comments

    Everyone in Seoul knows about the Banpo Bridge, which is famous for its very colorful and fascinating dancing fountains. But what’s not well known is that, while the fountains are actually installed on the higher…

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    Looking for a Hanbok
    May 28, 2014, No comments

    This September MJ’s mother gifted me a hanbok. A hanbok is a traditional Korean dress known for it’s flowing lines & beautiful colour combinations. Just like Korean architecture it …

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    My first Kimjang
    April 29, 2014, No comments

    Probably one of the most interesting experiences you could do in Korea, is to join a Kimjang. The Kimjang consists of the preparation of big quantities of Kimchi, one of the  representative dishes of Korea.…

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    Let’s Celebrate Black Day!
    April 14, 2014, No comments

    It’s simply the Korean’s way to inject some fun into life.  Valentine’s Day (14 Feb), where the ladies give chocolate to the guy they admire and anxiously await the guy’s response on …

  • Is your Friday burning
    Sling around some Korean Slang
    March 24, 2014, No comments

    I overheard ajummas on the bus talking about a group of middle-schoolers who just had gotten off: “I didn’t understand a word of what they said.” Not surprising, because the teens’ conversation had been peppered…