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Top 13 Dramas of 2015 – with GIFs

2015 is almost coming to an end. Here is a compilation of top Korean dramas for 2015 based on CPI. What is CPI (Content Power Index)? A content power index for a show is a figure calculated by the combined news subscriptions, searches, and social media buzz for shows […]

5 Brands of Fruit Soju You Must Try This Summer

Remember how bitter-sweet Korean staple alcohol soju is? This year, a cheerful series of sweet, fruit-flavoured Soju stole the hearts and consciousness of young Koreans all across the nation. While it’s not available in Toronto yet, make sure to try them out when visiting Korea. 1. Sun Hari […]

Miss Korea: Trendy Korean Restaurant & Bar in downtown Toronto

Address 687 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M4Y [closest intersection: Yonge-bloor; closest subway: Yonge-bloor] Cuisine Korean(mildly fusion) Price Range Lunch: $10-$15 per person Dinner: $13-$25 per person Contact 647.748.9100 misskoreatoronto@hotmail.com First impression:  Trendy, cozy, cute – reminded me a lot of the small restaurants I frequented near Hongik University (Similar to […]

What to Expect when Dating a Korean Guy

What to Expect when Dating a Korean Guy It seems like Korean guys are in demand because many of my single girlfriends have been telling me how much they’d like to learn Korean just to date Korean boys. Well well. Quite understandable considering how men are portrayed in all these […]

5 Korean Dishes to Tame the Summer Heat

5 Korean Dishes to Tame the Summer Heat     1)      Cold Noodle 물냉면 Mool-naeng-myeon Made naengmyun with pre packaged broth that I froze in the freezer first. Added pickled cucumber, radish, and boiled egg. Perfect for this hot day ☀️💦 #onthetable #koreanfood #homecook #homecooking #naengmyun #noodles […]

5 Game-changing Korean Marketing Campaigns of 2012

5 Award-winning Korean Marketing Campaigns of 2012  Recently, having to relearn all the SNS channels in China (Renren for facebook, Baidu for Google and 20 other channels), I am first-handedly experiencing the painful importance of localization when it comes to marketing. I remember reading a book written by […]

KPOP Battle of the Beasts: Shinhwa vs. 2PM

KPOP 2013 Battle of the Beasts: Similarities of Shinhwa & 2PM   Shinhwa’s 11th album: The Classic May 16, two of the most popular boy-groups of our generation made a comeback: Shinhwa, Korea’s longest lasting idol group with member’s average age being 34.5, and 2PM, currently the hottest […]