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July 29, 2014

Misutgaru (미숫가루), a popular and traditional summer drink in Korea, is the perfect beverage to beat the heat!
Korea may be halfway through summer but for people like me who live in Southeast Asia, where it is hot…

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Korean TV formats: a new Korean wave?

July 18, 2014, No comments

Over the past fifteen years, and especially in the late 2000s, Korean television dramas have been able to find an increasing number of platforms to ...

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KCC and Korean Town in Bangkok: Our “Seoul Away from Seoul”

January 1, 2014, No comments

For those of us who live in tropical countries, winter is a wonderland that we can only dream of. More so for us Korea fans who dream of a white kind ...

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My Sister Bongsoon: A Glimpse into the Women of Korea’s Not-So-Distant Past

December 19, 2013, No comments

So we all know about how stylish Korean women are, how beautifully they prance around Seoul’s busy and equally stylish streets, and how, because of ...

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    Marcheat Market – organic food market in Seoul
    December 6, 2013, No comments

    Organic and sustainable food has been catching on in South Korea over the last few years. Awareness about the importance of a healthy diet has grown and so has the number of people interested in these topics. The first …

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    Najeon chilgi for techies
    November 2, 2013, No comments

    One of the wonderful things about watching Korean TV dramas is that you see a lot of beautiful things. Take, for example, those delicately designed jewelry boxes that are as precious as the jewels inside them. Or those…

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    The Ultimate Summer Food Pairing – Chimaek!
    August 23, 2013, No comments

    It’s been a hot summer. (It’s still a hot summer.) When the weather gets to you, it’s very easy to lose your appetite. Luckily, Korea has many different dishes to beat the summer heat and among them, there’s one…

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    K-film for kids
    August 15, 2013, No comments

    Korean horrors, dramas, romances and comedies have all achieved international success and critical acclaim. An up-and-coming albeit less-renowned genre is children’s film and television. Whether you are…