Category: 2013

Yunjin Kim: la coréenne en vogue

Que vous l’ayez découverte dans Mistresses ou dans Lost, la jolie sud-coréenne Yunjin Kim commence à faire sa place durablement à Hollywood. Aujourd’hui bien intégrée à la société américaine où elle a immigré à l’âge de 10 ans, elle a complété plusieurs études afin de devenir actrice notamment […]

Ordering Food in Korea

Ordering food to be delivered is fast and easy, most of the time. In Korea, if you’re able to speak enough Korean to get through to the person on the other end of the line, it’s very easy and convenient. This is my personal opinion of course, and […]

chun eunsil illustration

What Dreams are Made of

A loooooooong time ago, when most of my days were spent covered in paint and charcoal, while dreaming of becoming a world known artist, I had one of the best conversations of my life with my then photography teacher.  “At the end of the day, Dora, art is […]

Do you Kakao?

The first time I heard about KakaoTalk was from a friend who had just returned from teaching English in Korea. He mentioned being “Kakaoed” and “Kakaoing” people. I had absolutely no idea what he was talking about so I finally decided to inquire about this odd new verb: […]

Fish market and eating live octopus

One of the my favourite memories of travelling through Nova Scotia is seeing fishermen at work. On one occasion, I saw several fishermen sorting out a huge pile of freshly caught mackerel. The glint of the silver fins flying in the air was so brilliant in the sun, […]

5 Korean Dishes to Tame the Summer Heat

5 Korean Dishes to Tame the Summer Heat     1)      Cold Noodle 물냉면 Mool-naeng-myeon View this post on Instagram 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 […]



In a culturally rich environment such as Seoul, the rise of a phenomenon specifically dedicated to everything artistic in the city, comes as no surprise. Art&Seoul is a non-periodical magazine that originated through the combined passions of three people that adored beautiful things above all. Marie Tae McDermott, […]

2K13 Feel Korea in Vancouver!

  Fans of KPOP in Vancouver! To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Korea-Canada diplomatic productions, KOFICE is teaming up with MCST to host 2k13 Feel Korea KPOP concert with the KPOP Cover Dance Festival. Date: Sept. 14th Time: 8PM Venue: Malkin Bowl Stanley Cup, Vancouver The lineup includes Rainbow, VIXX, […]

Convenient Korea

Korean cities are the most convenient places I’ve ever been. For the past two years I lived in an area named Bundang in the city of Seongnam. The specific name of my neighbourhood was called Jeongja-dong. It is an upscale area with some of the most expensive apartment […]

Art of Korea: A life

All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players: They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts, (As You Like It, Act II Scene VII, William Shakespeare) If Shakespeare saw life as a series of independent […]

Bulguksa: UNESCO World Heritage site

Utopian architecture is a concept that has been been explored by many idealists throughout history. And why not? Seeking idealism in architecture would be a natural arrival after a thorough review of a dwelling, office, gathering place, etc. But how about something more abstract such as depicting the Buddhist […]

HallyuCon 2013 is here!

I am pleased to announce to the readers of the 50th anniversary blog first, that after the immense success of HallyuCon 2012 back in December, we are now hosting our second, HallyuCon 2013, on August 31st! As some of you may already know, HallyuCon 2012 was a large […]

JUNG EE EUN necklace jewelry

One of a Kind

Inspiration is all around us. Knowing how to capture and synthesize it, gives birth to something unique, one of a kind, extraordinary. That is the great lesson JUNG EE EUN has not only learned but perfected, while creating some of the most beautiful jewelry I have ever seen. […]

Hurricane – B.A.P

Hey guys, guess what?!   B.A.P is back with another new song entitled “Hurricane”!  I wonder what everyone else thinks of this song, as, once again, it’s a little deviant from B.A.P’s debut material. I will tell you what I think through this blog, but please feel free […]