All posts tagged Shopping


  • Cup and saucers by artist Sonobe Park
    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…

  • Window-shoppers peer into the store.
    An Adventure in Nakwon Music Arcade
    February 21, 2012, 2 Comments

    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.…

  • Everyone is wearing bottomless fashion, from ordinary people to celebrities
    Hey, where’s your skirt?
    February 16, 2012, No comments

    Or your pants, for that matter. Walking about the streets of Seoul, it’s the thought that occupies your mind as you see women stroll by in outfits which seemingly are missing their bottoms. Welcome to “bottomless…

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    The Largest in the World
    January 13, 2012, No comments

    The alarm went off at 5am and I thought to myself, “What on God’s green earth am I doing up at this time of day on vacation?” There were no reports to write, no classes to teach, no destinations to explore…”…

  • Mother Nature made sure to clean everything for her guests.
    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…