“Do you eat Kimchi?” One of the most iconic Korean foods recognized by people worldwide is Kimchi. In fact, it is a staple food in most Korean households. As Korea makes its presence known in the global stage, Korean foods are becoming increasingly popular. However, unless you visit […]
The last time I returned to Toronto, I had the chance to visit my first Korean sauna, Seoul Zimzilbang, with a friend of mine. Unfortunately photos weren’t allowed inside the sauna – for obvious reasons – but I thought I should share my experience, and offer some more […]
On June 3rd and 4th, the Montréal Korean Language and Culture Centre hosted its annual Korean Culture Festival: Colours of Korea.
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 […]
Voici pourquoi j’ai décidé de passer l’examen du TOPIK.
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 […]
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?
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!
The 101 on parts of Korea’s culture wave~
On me pose souvent la question… Voici la réponse.
“What’s your name?” “My name is Mingki.” “What? Say again?” “My name is MING-KI.” “What??????” This conversation happens every time people hear my name especially back in my country South Korea. Yes, my name is Mingki Choi, and I am originally from South Korea. There are two […]
Happy New Year! My name is Jiwon, and “chunjiwon” is my Blogger ID on the Korea-Canada Blog. I have been writing for the Blog for two years now, and I am pleased to be able to continue contributing to the Blog. I realized I never formally introduced myself in […]