All posts tagged Shopping


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    Suwon First Hand
    October 30, 2012, No comments

    Over the past three weeks, The Korea Blog has focused on the Suwon Hwaseong Fortress, Haenggung, and cultural performances and activities. This week concludes the series by taking a look at several activities one can…

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    A day at D-Cube City
    October 10, 2012, No comments

    Western Seoul doesn’t get much respect. Oh, of course, you can argue that the young and hip Hongdae and Sinchon districts are in western Seoul, but for some reason, when people mention western Seoul it’s usually…

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    Microwave it! Korean food for the lazy
    September 14, 2012, 2 Comments

    Have you had one of those days? One of those incredibly long days where every time you glance at the clock a mere 5 minutes have passed? You just can’t wait to get home and collapse so you count the minutes and as soon as work…

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    The Handmade Korea Fair 2012
    July 31, 2012, No comments

    It’s called son jaeju (손재주), literally “hand talent” or “hand skills”. Koreans have oodles of them, so having an exposition dedicated to it isn’t a surprise: The Handmade Korea Fair 2012 took place…

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    What are you wearing?
    April 19, 2012, No comments

    Korean celebs have never been more high fashion, or Korean designers more high-profile. This has opened K-culture up to a new breed of fan: the British fashionista. London Fashion Week played a big role in promoting…

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    Blood type and style: Men
    March 16, 2012, No comments

    * This post is written by Daria Esaulova, one of the Korea Blog’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers. As it is known a person’s blood type influences his/her character and temperament. There are 4 blood types: I –…

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    New BB(Blemish Balm) trend and how to apply it?
    March 14, 2012, No comments

    * This post is written by Jonathan Wung, one of the Korea Blog’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers. After the huge success of BB Creams – we’ve seen many other spawns of it : BB Pact, BB Powder, etc. The current trend now is…

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    An Adventure in Nakwon Music Arcade
    February 21, 2012, 1 Comment

    There’s a specialty market for everything in Seoul. For clothes, you go to Dongdaemun Market. For shoes, there’s a little building called Shoe Wholesale Arcade. If you want lamps, you go to Seun Arcade.…