All posts tagged Korean Culture

Korea Fashion Andre Kim 1
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October 16, 2014

If you love Korean fashion then you’ll no doubt have heard of the name André Kim, Korea’s greatest and first male fashion designer. Held inside the National Folk Museum of Korea situated at Gyeongbokgung…

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King Sejong Monument – Yeouido Park

October 9, 2014, No comments

We are now in October which means Hangeul day is just around the corner. What is Hangeul day we hear you ask? Hangeul day, which falls on the 9th Octo ...

Understanding Cultural Differences

August 29, 2014, No comments

Watching your favorite Korean star in a popular TV drama or discovering a new K-Pop idol group may have made you think how great it would be to have t ...

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Gorgeous Gisaeng Hanbok vs Fanciful Fusion Hanbok

July 24, 2014, No comments

Hanbok is a part of Korean history and cultural heritage that has been a treasured for more than 1,600 years. However, nowadays Korean only wear thi ...

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    The Hanbok Experience at Myeong dong
    July 7, 2014, No comments

    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…

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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 they admire and anxiously await the guy’s response on …

  • 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 same factor that makes us look for the familiar in the foreign. When I …