All posts in Korea Abroad

Korean, Koreans or anything related to Korea that is happening outside of Korea

  • Looking down on the heart of Edmonton, you can see Whyte Avenue directly below, just to the right of the wing, and downtown Edmonton to the right. The University of Alberta is a little more upwards, contained in that one bend in the river.
    Experiencing reverse culture shock in Canada
    August 1, 2013, No comments

    Returning to Canada last month, I anticipated feelings of culture shock, and I kept track of my encounters with culture shock in my own hometown. Culture shock is a condition of disorientation or total detachment brought…

  • My cats interrupted this photo shoot and ended up loving lounging on the floor all over my CDs.
    On-air with Korean independent music
    June 30, 2013, No comments

    A few weeks ago I visited Edmonton, my hometown, for the first time since 2008. One of my goals for the trip was to reconnect with CJSR FM88, my old university radio station where I used to DJ from maybe 1998 to 2003. They offered…

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    International Experience Canada: Working Holiday
    June 28, 2013, No comments

    * This post is written by Kiho Park, one of the Korea Blog’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers 2013.  While growing up in Ontario, Canada since 1998, I was fascinated by the sheer number of ethnic Koreans in my neighborhood,…

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    Five Authors from Korea and the U.S. reunite in NY
    January 25, 2012, No comments

    * This post is written by 정재경 and translated by Karin Yoo for the Korean Cultural Service in New York. Five Authors from Korea and the U.S. reunite in New York: KLTI U.S Forum “Meet the Authors” On October 28th,…

  • Ye-Eun Choi and Gergana Gergova
    Youth, Passion, and a Violin
    November 3, 2011, No comments

    * This post is written by Elizabeth Shim for the Korean Cultural Service in New York. Picture this. A young violinist of prodigious talent emerges from Seosan, Korea. She gives her first concert with the Seoul Philharmonic…

  • Jie-Euen Choi, an intern at Zac Posen
    Fashion and Technology Converge at a Human Core
    October 29, 2011, No comments

    * This post is written by Elizabeth Shim for the Korean Cultural Service in New York. Interconnected creativity reigned supreme at the opening reception of D2P2’s 2011 Fashion Project, “From On Line to Online:…