All posts tagged Korean

  • London Book Fair Korea Focus
    The London Book Fair – Korea Market Focus 2014
    April 9, 2014, No comments

    This spring at the annual London Book Fair, the UK has chosen Korea as the market focus. The Book Fair will be giving the UK public a very full three-day schedule packed full of events, from cultural and professional programmes…

  • Really just a book of questions...but it has a secret advantage!
    Preparing for TOPIK 2014
    April 1, 2014, No comments

    As this coming TOPIK session is the final one before the updated (much harder looking!) exam starts in the summer session, I decided to bite the bullet and apply. TOPIK, the Test of Proficiency in Korean, is offered …

  • Is your Friday burning
    Sling around some Korean Slang
    March 24, 2014, No comments

    I overheard ajummas on the bus talking about a group of middle-schoolers who just had gotten off: “I didn’t understand a word of what they said.” Not surprising, because the teens’ conversation had been peppered…

  • Pole Pole in Hongdae
    Some Painting Fun in Hongdae
    March 20, 2014, No comments

    Not that easy to stumble upon, but worth the search, sitting near the train tracks that have been under construction for years in the Hongdae area is Pole Pole. Most people head the opposite direction, usually walking…

  • Rejina Park 2014
    K-Fashion Odyssey Exhibition, London
    March 17, 2014, No comments

    K-Fashion Odyssey Location: Korean Cultural Centre UK Dates: 4 February – 15 March 2014 With London Fashion Week last month seeing Korean designers such as J.JS Lee and Eudon Choi becoming regulars at the biggest …

  • Chuotang
    Wait… I’m eating mud?
    February 26, 2014, No comments

    There have been a few times in Korea when I was glad that I wasn’t told what I was eating until after I was done eating it and chuotang was one of those times. Usually the issue is just with translations. Who wants to hear …

  • Spring Festivals
    10 Spring Festivals You Shouldn’t Miss!
    February 24, 2014, No comments

    Spring is coming! Spring is coming! As the end of winter approaches and people across the country start to shed their many warm layers in favor of lighter brightly colored pieces of clothing, the streets start to fill …