Ever since Apple released the iPhone in 2007, smartphones have dominated the mobile phone industry. Nowadays, it is hard to see someone without a smartphone. Some of the biggest players in the smartphone market include two Korean firms, Samsung and LG. The phones run Google’s Android mobile operating […]
One of Korea’s biggest broadcasting companies, KBS, is well known for its family friendly, quality content. Within the channels, there’s something called the Sunday Lineup, made up of some of the most popular shows in South Korea today. One of these shows is the Return of Superman. Little faces peer at the camera lens […]
On June 3rd and 4th, the Montréal Korean Language and Culture Centre hosted its annual Korean Culture Festival: Colours of Korea.
Discover some of your favourite K-drama filming locations!
Parler en public, c’est parfois le pire cauchemar d’un débutant, mais c’est aussi un beau défi.
Since BB Cream made its first appearance in the Western market, the South Korean beauty industry has seen phenomenal growth here in North America, and for good reason – the products actually work. Whether your skin is dry, red, oily, or chock full of blackheads…Korea has a solution […]
If April didn’t bring us many interesting dramas (except the amazing Chicago typewriter), May is here to save the day! Some of the most anticipated dramas are starting this month, and they are already breaking records *cough* master of the mask *cough* Take a look a the list […]
Voici pourquoi j’ai décidé de passer l’examen du TOPIK.
Commuting to work with buckets of live octopus and classes of four students? This second edition of Teacher Talk explores the uniqueness of teaching in rural Korea.
Have you ever watched ‘Fire Noodle Challenge’ videos on Youtube? People from all around the world are crazy about eating Korean spicy chicken noodles even though they can’t stop crying and shaking from the consequence! As a brave and confident chili warrior myself, I honestly cried out loud […]
What internet browser are you using to read this post? It wasn’t so long ago that we did not really have a choice in this regard. Microsoft’s Internet Explorer was more or less our only option, at least that’s from what I can remember. Now, there seem to be a […]
I’m currently finishing my final semester of my senior year of high school. The school I attend, Cairine Wilson Secondary, has been making steps towards becoming a more globally aware institution. As a student of the International Certificate Program and of Korean Culture, it wasn’t a surprise when […]
Can you tell which one of these historical drama characters existed?
On a sunny March day, Onew, Jonghyun, Minho, Key and Taemin flew from Incheon airport in Korea to Pearson airport in Toronto. The reason? To kickoff the start of their North American Tour. Some have been waiting for years, others for a couple of weeks. Finally, they’ve arrived. […]
With our amazing participants, the Korean Speech Contest held by Consulate General of The Republic of Korea and Asian Studies Department at UBC, was very successful! The contest was held at Multipurpose Room, Liu Institute for Global Issues UBC from 1PM until 5PM, and I got the chance […]
Greetings, belatedly! My name is Sue, and I am one of many bloggers looking forward to contributing to the Korea-Canada Blog as @soothereal this year. I’ve never had an online platform to share my thoughts and experiences (made accessible to readers all over the world) before, and so please bear […]
A big thank you to everyone who attended the Ottawa Travel Show last weekend, especially those who made a stop at the Korea Tourism Booth! It was an honour to be able to represent Korea and to chat one on one with you all. Whether it was answering questions from […]
Si je vous proposais de passer la nuit dans un endroit où vous devez dormir à même le sol, faire la vaisselle après chaque repas, et vous lever à 4 h du matin? C’est pourtant le séjour auquel je me suis inscrite de mon plein gré au temple bouddhiste Hwagyesa!
Saviez-vous que 40 000 Coréens apprennent le français? Moi non plus.
Spelling mistakes happen. We’ve all been there. I pride myself on not making too many of them too often, so when I do make one, I’m embarrassed, and my face turns red 😡 That is just how I would naturally react, but in fact, there is nothing to be […]