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aspects of everyday life in Korea

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    Korean Cosmetics & Skincare Guide 101
    September 9, 2014, No comments

    Korean cosmetics and skin care are arguably among the most sophisticated in the world. International fashion magazine, Marie Claire, claims that South Korea is about 12 years ahead compared to the US when it comes to…

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    Stir-fried tofu with spicy soy sauce
    September 2, 2014, No comments

    Hello all, Today I cooked an easy but nutritious side dish for lunch. Tofu is not a traditional ingredients used in Italian cuisine and people consider it as bland. With the exception of vegetarians, people don’t…

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    Get your Seoul Food Fix at Gourmet 494
    August 29, 2014, No comments

    You wake up one day and are completely overcome with a gut-consuming desire for Cafe Mama’s creamy ricotta cheese salad, or savoury kimchi carnitas fries from Vatos Urban Tacos. Problem is, there’s sure to be a mile…

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    Korea’s “Bright Town” Myeong-Dong
    August 25, 2014, No comments

    Myeong-Dong means “Bright Town” Because of its all lighting sign boards ! I got a chance to visit Myeong-Dong last November where winter was at the Doorstep of Korea.The Temp. was around 2 degrees yeah it…

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    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…

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    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…