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    March 14 = Sweet White Day
    March 13, 2015, No comments

    Are you familiar with what romantic date Korea has this month? Clue: It’s connected to Valentines’ Day. Well I hope you aren’t too late yet but this March 14 is one of the ‘sweetest’ (unofficial)…

  • Fusion Cuisine In Seoul
    March 4, 2015, No comments

    Korean cuisine has already been getting a good rap in the international food scene. Having been to the Land of the Morning Calm for more than 10 times, I always look forward to authentic restaurants offering hansik (한식,…

  • Sunset in Bukchon Hanok Village
    Sunset in Bukchon Hanok Village
    March 2, 2015, No comments

    A little over a year ago, I moved to Bukchon Hanok Village from Yeonhui-dong. I moved there to be closer to Sungkyunkwan University, which is just on the other side of Changdeokgung, a brisk walk up the hillside. Bukchon…

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    Han River, cold and lonely in winter
    February 27, 2015, No comments

    I live just next to the Hannam Bridge, which is crowded during the rush hour in the morning and early evening. This bridge, which was named after this neighborhood, links the Gangnam District with the Yongsan District…

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    What comes to mind when thinking about `grey`?
    February 27, 2015, No comments

    Last saturday was a rainy day with a grey sky all day long. As a Belgian I`m used to see this grey sky very often in Europe and not only during winter ! In Korea we are lucky to have blue sky and sun almost every day.  So on this…

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    Bukchon Village’s Hanok: A Vanishing Heritage
    February 25, 2015, No comments

    The last time I walked along the inner alleys of Bukchon was in 2006 when I visited the home of David and Jade Kilburn. It was during our despedida dinner for a good friend Brenda who was going back to her home in Canada after…

  • The Soul of Seoul: Ducks: LOL
    Learning Korean Can Be Laugh Out Loud Funny
    February 24, 2015, No comments

    Learning a new language is a difficult task for anyone. Some of my favorite words or phrases are the ones that are just so literal in my own language that they are hilarious. Here have been some of my favorites that I still…