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March 24, 2014

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…

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Evolution of the Rice Cooker at Gwangju Design Biennale 2013

October 23, 2013, No comments

Every year, a biennale takes part in Gwangju. In the even years, it’s the Gwangju Art Biennale; in the odd, the Gwangju Design Biennale. 2013 is th ...

Things that make you go, “Aaaaugghh!!!”

What Koreans hate to hear on Holidays

September 15, 2013, No comments

It’s almost Chuseok! Although it is the biggest holiday in the second half of the year, a traditional holiday which is all about family, health, res ...

Hanbok comes in different styles for differenet people.
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Queen, Maiden, or Gisaeng?: How to choose your Hanbok in your next photo trip

August 5, 2013, No comments

Seoul (and the whole of Korea, for that matter) teems with places where you can try the Hanbok, Korea’s traditional attire. From the airport to tour ...

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    Femme Fatale of the Joseon Dynasty, Jang Ok-jeong
    April 28, 2013, No comments

    Although there are many beautiful women with virtue and grace, there are the opposite. Every country has one. An infamously beautiful woman who ruins a man’s life, brings down a kingdom, changes the course of history.…