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Korea’s Newest (and arguably the best) Talkshow – The Nonsummit

Hot guys from all over the world talking about global “politics” (not really), love, and cultural differences in near-fluent Korean. What more can you ask for? Airs every Monday night … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

The History of the South Korean Won

If you are in Korea or visiting Korea, you’ll definitely have to handle with South Korean won (South Korean currency) .You will probably be spending a lot of your Korean money everyday, … Continue reading

August 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Huge Crowds Come for Pope Francis in South Korea

  Pope Francis arrived in South Korea on Thursday, August 14th for his first trip to Asia as pontiff. This trip is the third pontifical visit to South Korea, since … Continue reading

August 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

[2014 Edition] 5 Korean Slang that will instantly make you sound more native

Hi, this is Tina. I previously wrote a blog post about 10 Korean Slang, and received lots of great comments. So, here I’m back again with more Korean slang words … Continue reading

August 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Taegeuk Ladies Will Face Les Bleuettes in Quarter-Final⚽

  The group matches of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup is finally finished and Korea Republic advanced to the quarter final by edging Mexico last night. They will face France on August 17th … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Korea is the most innovative country: Bloomberg

Korea has been selected as the most innovative country in the world. According to Bloomberg, Korea scored a total of 92.10 points, ranking first in its Global Innovation Index, up … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Healthy and tasty kimchi

Gimgjang: making of kimchi for winter When did Koreans start eating kimchi? The history of kimchi goes back to at least the Goryeo Kingdom (918-1392). A vast collection of poems … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jeongwol Daeboreum Celebrations

Jeongwol Daeboreum Celebrations and the Best Places to View the Full Moon Jeongwol Daeboreum refers to the first full moon of the Lunar New Year, which falls on the 15th … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Traditional Sports

Ancient Koreans are recorded to have engaged in numerous traditional sports and games, such as kite flying, tug-of-war, geune, jegichagi, neolddwigi as well as taekwondo and ssireum. Park Tae-hwan is … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Clash of Rookies and Titans: A Review of Mnet’s Hip-Hop Survival Audition Program ‘SHOW ME THE MONEY’

Hello readers! So as I’m sure you all aware, I love talking about the Korean survival audition programs that are so popular these days. Finally, I now have the chance … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

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