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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…

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    Curiouser and Curiouser – the Megashow
    July 31, 2013, No comments

    You know how life doesn’t always turn out as planned? And sometimes things are just not what they seem to be? Well, I’ve had my fair share of those moments, but it doesn’t mean I’m prepared for them,…

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    A Review of 10 Korean Textbooks
    July 17, 2013, 1 Comment

    I’ve been studying Korean on and off since 2006, so over the years I’ve gone through a lot of books, good and bad. If you’re in the market for a Korean book there are millions nowadays to choose from. …

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    BB Cream, move over! It’s time for CC Cream!
    June 26, 2013, No comments

    How does your makeup routine go? If you’re a Korean woman, you probably have a minimum 5 steps (cleansing-toning-moisturizing-wrinkle/eye/sun care-base), and I’m only talking about skincare here. Adding color…

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    Tea for Two, or Three, or Four
    June 14, 2013, No comments

    Or maybe thousands of people. Koreans drink a lot of tea. This might be hard to believe about a country which is currently inundated with coffee shops galore and tea shops hard to find, but tea has been an essential part …