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August 29, 2014

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 the next best thing: having a Korean friend. In my case, I was simply looking

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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.…