South Korea’s soft-power approach through Hallyu has shown some amazing success in these recent past years. With international recognition of artists like Psy, BIGBANG and BTS, Kpop has become a powerhouse industry in South Korea. C: BTS Facebook So how did Kpop become so influential today? To understand […]
Like many countries and cities that experienced the boom in the use of automobiles, expansive highway systems were constructed all throughout South Korea to usher in a new era of accessibility and prosperity. One particular highway, known as the Seoul station overpass, was constructed in 1970 to alleviate the […]
I tend to visibly drool every time I walk down a grocery store aisle. I love to eat. I can’t cook but I love to eat. This is why you’ll find me grabbing at snacks, candies, and other goodies whenever I go shopping at Lotte Mart in Korea. […]
The new gold rush in the form of cryptocurrency has arrived in South Korea.
When you think Korean music, most of our minds turn to “Psy’s Gangnam Style” or to the many KPop girl groups and boy groups the Korean Pop music industry has churned out. While I personally enjoy KPop music, it isn’t for everyone and it isn’t the only thing […]
Introduction Welcome to Korea-Canada blog, I am Malibu.Unicorn and am a Korean-Canadian born in Korea. Before the first blog post let me introduce myself. I am excited to blog about range of topics from dining etiquette to societal consequences of university entrance exams in Korea. I am passionate about […]