my5 Korean Drinking Games

It’s time for another one of my5 lists. I crafted this compilation using anecdotal evidence so although it may not appeal to some, I am confident it will to most because these are what we have all heard of or/and played before. They are: my5 Korean Drinking Games. […]


The Attic Playlist – 7 April 2015, Special Issue 05: 시간 여행 특집 (Time Travel) (Korean Music from the ’90s, 2000s)

★ Click to view previous issues: Issue 01: 시작(The Beginning), Issue 02: 별이 빛나는 밤(Starry Night), Issue 03: 연인(Lovers), Issue 04: 건배(Cheers!) To follow the series on Facebook, click here. ★ Hello, 안녕하세요, I’m back with issue 05 of ‘The Attic Playlist’! My name is Jiwon, and ‘The […]


my5 Korean Movies

I am a movie fanatic. On days where I have spare time, I actively research online to find any well-received films. So far, my efforts have not disappointed me. Some of the movies that I watch drive such influential themes that I introspect deeply about my life and […]


Trending Sweets in Korea

AH-BOONG (아붕) One of the newest street sweets in Korea, it is a mix of Boong Uh Bbang (붕어빵) with ice cream, hence the name AH-Boong (아붕)  (Ice cream and Boong Uh Bbang. . Boong Uh Bbang is already a very popular street food in South Korea, a […]


My Korean New Year In Toronto

Last week marked the start of the lunar New Year, or seolal (설날) in Korean, and this year I got a bit more involved in the Korean side of things than in years past, which made for quite a unique experience. I am currently an East Asian Studies major at […]


my5 Choreography

I would like to meet anyone who can disprove me that most contemporary Korean music is not geared towards dancing. And because of this, Korean recording artists have built themselves a reputation as the dancing kings and queens of the world; but it also puts immeasurable pressure on […]

Chang In Young teaches Level One (Beginners) classes at the Ganada Korean Language School in NDG. (Photo by Liz Ferguson)

My first Korean language class!

On Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 I attended my first Korean language class. Our friendly and encouraging teacher is Chang In Young. There were just six of us last week, though our group could expand somewhat; new students are still welcome to join the class. (See below for more […]


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