All posts tagged Korean Culture

Hanbok on display at Seoul Global Culture and Tourism Center
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July 7, 2014

Myeongdong is a shopping haven.  There is nothing that you cannot find there – clothes, shoes, skin care products and food.  But amidst the modern Korea that this district projects is a hub where tourists can…

Sporting a Korean jersey and passing a PC bang in Brisbane

Ppally-ppally in Busy Brissie – Finding Korea in Brisbane, Australia

May 21, 2014, No comments

 After living in South Korea for four years, I decided it was time to embark on a new adventure. Following a three-month visit to Christchurch (whi ...

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Let’s Celebrate Black Day!

April 14, 2014, No comments

It’s simply the Korean’s way to inject some fun into life.  Valentine’s Day (14 Feb), where the ladies give chocolate to the guy ...

A memorial Bridge for New Zealand's service in Korean War

Koreans and Kiwis: Finding Korea in New Zealand

April 11, 2014, No comments

It’s my personal theory that the quirk that causes people to see faces in inanimate objects or identify human emotions in animals is probably the ...

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 …