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aspects of everyday life in Korea

  • 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…

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    New Year Holiday: Philippines and Korea
    February 23, 2015, No comments

    The New Year holiday is my favorite season back home in the Philippines and also here in South Korea. I used to think that every country celebrates New Year on January 1st, except for China which has its “Chinese…

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    A visit to Hello Kitty Cafe at Hongdae, Seoul, Korea
    February 16, 2015, 1 Comment

    Last week, I paid a visit to Hello Kitty Cafe. It’s a nice place to rest your mind and have a cup of coffee with a piece of cake. Everything in the cafe is pink and full with Hello Kitty stuff. I am overwhelmed by the cuteness…

  • odeng
    Winter food and snacks in Korea
    February 6, 2015, No comments

    Winter in Korea can be very cold, but fortunately Korean food has plenty of dishes to choose from to warm you up. Being sold as street food, or served in restaurants or prepared at home, all these dishes will give you comfort…

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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’s. Kim-Morris Soonim , Shu Eui Ok and Miss Song moved to Germany…

  • hallyu 154
    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 Korea fan – or a Koreanist, if you will. I kicked my geekiness up a notch by finally&helli ...