All posts tagged Korean Wave

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January 27, 2014

It seems a little unbelievable but everyone’s favourite Korean wave of K-dramas, K-pop, K-fashion and K-tagged popular items all began with Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park. Not literally but it did…

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Seoul is for Film Geeks (Where to watch Korean films for free)

September 21, 2013, No comments

Korean films are known for their quirky plots, soulful quality, and clever twists and turns. Coupled with beautiful scenery and an equally beautiful-l ...

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Who’s son are you? (Or, Why do parents obsess over sons in sageuk storylines?)

July 25, 2013, No comments

Have you ever noticed how some families in Korean TV dramas fuss over sons, be it wanting to have one, or raising one, or the lack of one? Take “ ...

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Korean Slang: Umchina 엄친아

April 4, 2012, No comments

* This post is written by Miguel Estela, one of the Korea Blog’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers. If you are familiar with the Korean celebrities Lee Seun ...

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    HMV – Kpop makes it to the ground floor!
    March 19, 2012, No comments

    * This post is written by Korean Class MASSIVE, one of the Korea Blog’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers. Korean Class MASSIVE dropped by Oxford Street’s HMV today to have a quick chat with Paul, the manager who’s…

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    V-I-C-T-O-R-Y! Korean sports movies
    January 11, 2012, No comments

    Anyone who has seen the millions of Koreans flocking to the streets and plazas to cheer on the National Team during World Cup season would probably be aware how much Koreans love sports. Korea is a highly competitive society…

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    Riding with KORAIL Tourism Development
    December 6, 2011, No comments

    I travel. I mean I travel a lot. Given any week, one will find me navigating the streets of Seoul, traveling to one of the far-reaching provinces, or taking in some of the unique history and culture of Korea. It takes a lot…

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    Taste Korea: The Korean Food Festival
    October 28, 2011, No comments

    Hallyu (한류), or the Korean Wave, is the term used to describe the spread of Korean culture across the globe. It was first used by Chinese journalists in 1999 and the term stuck. While most around the world think of the…