Ever since Pyeongchang won the Olympic bid in 2011, I made it my goal to be one of the thousands of spectators there. As a Canadian who loves watching winter sports and a passionate Hallyu fan, I knew that this would be a unique and unforgettable experience. Luckily, […]
Whether you turn a street corner or look out a window, Namsan Seoul Tower (남산서울타워) rules the skyline. Its appearance varies depending on perspective but it’s always there. Like it or not, the tower is tagging along wherever your destination in the city. Should you stumble out an […]
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 […]
Hello everyone! I’m Emily, and I’m thrilled and honored to be a new blogger with the Korea-Canada blog this year. Before I get started on my themed blog posts for this year, I thought it might be nice to give everyone a quick introduction to who I am […]
Hi, everybody! 여러분, 안녕하세요~ Has winter been treating you well? Soon it will start to warm up and we can enjoy better temperatures and have fun in the spring. This winter was good to me, though, because I found out that I’ll be on the team this year […]
In 1993 I visited Korea for the first time since immigrating to Canada. I was awestruck: from large crowds of people to the neon lights, my senses were on overdrive. Seoul (서울) seemed to be a cyberpunk utopia–the kind of city imagined in films like Blade Runner or […]
When it comes to skincare, Koreans are killing the game. Often years ahead of Western skincare in both ingredients and formulations, Koreans are also on the cutting edge of technique. Do you want supple, hydrated skin? Me too! Read on to learn how the Korean 7 Skin Method […]
Name: Denada Skera Age: 23 Location: Toronto Status: Blogger I know what you’re thinking. Who is Denada? What does she know about Korean culture? Well, I’m currently an acting student at Seneca College here in Toronto but I’m also a big foodie and working on a fashion/clothing line. […]
When you enter a shop in Korea you will often hear “어서 오세요!” (Eo-seo oh-sey-yo), which is a greeting to welcome you inside. In the same way I would like to say, welcome! My name is Kelsey (daryeorakelsey) and I am a new addition to the Korea-Canada Blog.
My name is Nicole, I am one of the new bloggers for 2018 and I am basically going to be that mix of cultures, a Brazilian in Canada talking about Korean culture.
Happy (belated) lunar new year 2018! 새해 복 많이 받으세요. ‘Ddeok-Guk’ is a delicious and hearty Korean traditional rice cake soup. It is a must in celebrating lunar new year in Korea. Eating this soup symbolizes wealth and health, a bright new year, new beginning, and life longevity. […]
Hello world, I’m Grace, just a twenty something girl living in Vancouver, B.C. First things first, I must say, what an honour to be a part of Korea-Canada Blog 2018! I am very excited to start this new chapter in life where I will get a chance to […]
Hi everyone! My name is Carli and I am also one of the new bloggers this year! I will be writing my entries under @migachan and I hope to share with you my experiences aboard. I am writing from Korea but I am originally from Vancouver. I’ve taken […]
Hey guys! My name is Sharon and I’m one of the new bloggers this year. I’m very excited for this upcoming year to be writing here as @sharonjoyceee and (hopefully) showcasing all of my experiences with Korean culture in Canada. about me I’m an undergraduate student currently studying […]
The Korean Cultural Centre is recruiting the 2018 cohort of contributing bloggers for the ‘Korea-Canada Blog’: korcan50years.com Launched in 2013, the ‘Korea-Canada Blog’ is an online hub for special storytellers who want to share their experiences of Korea, discover unknown stories of Korea-Canada relations, and tell its readers how […]