With our amazing participants, the Korean Speech Contest held by Consulate General of The Republic of Korea and Asian Studies Department at UBC, was very successful! The contest was held at Multipurpose Room, Liu Institute for Global Issues UBC from 1PM until 5PM, and I got the chance […]
Greetings, belatedly! My name is Sue, and I am one of many bloggers looking forward to contributing to the Korea-Canada Blog as @soothereal this year. I’ve never had an online platform to share my thoughts and experiences (made accessible to readers all over the world) before, and so please bear […]
A big thank you to everyone who attended the Ottawa Travel Show last weekend, especially those who made a stop at the Korea Tourism Booth! It was an honour to be able to represent Korea and to chat one on one with you all. Whether it was answering questions from […]
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!
Saviez-vous que 40 000 Coréens apprennent le français? Moi non plus.
Spelling mistakes happen. We’ve all been there. I pride myself on not making too many of them too often, so when I do make one, I’m embarrassed, and my face turns red 😡 That is just how I would naturally react, but in fact, there is nothing to be […]
I got my first flip phone when I was in grade 10. I was pretty cool for having a wireless device with me all the time. Just yesterday, I asked my grade 6 Sunday School students when they got their first phones and their answers ranged from grades […]
Exciting news for travel bugs, Korea enthusiasts, and those in the Ottawa area. The Ottawa Travel & Vacation Show is back for another year, and the 2017 Promotional Booth for the Korea Tourism Oragnization is set to be the most creative and innovative yet! With a one of […]
Welcome to this new series in which fact and fiction collide! Each month, a cultural aspect of Korea will be covered through K-dramas and you’ll be asked to tell truth from fantasy. Are you up to the challenge? The Goblin [도깨비] cast and crew made an improbable visit […]
Last week, three of the Bloggers met and had 삼겹살/Samgyeopsal (grilled pork belly). It was our first meet-up in Ottawa this year. The Bloggers (including myself) have been introducing ourselves in the past few weeks, but we might have been not so clear about who we are as a […]
March is here and it is full of mysteries, time travel, music and ROMANCE (obviously). It includes a great lineup of amazing actors like Choi Jin Hyuk, Lee Je hoon and the long-awaited return of the talented Lee Bo Young. Here is the list of what you should […]
The 101 on parts of Korea’s culture wave~
Anyone in Ottawa craving for Korean movies on a big screen? 💻 The Korean Cultural Centre (KCC) invites you to its monthly K-Film screening! It is open to the public, but you do need to RSVP. The link to RSVP for each screening comes in KCC’s monthly newsletter, which you […]
On me pose souvent la question… Voici la réponse.
Hello all, it’s a pleasure to be making your acquaintance! My name is Abigail, a born and bred Canadian from the East Coast. (I’m the girl in the middle of the cover photo~). I’m the eldest of three siblings, the only daughter, and the offspring of a Canadian […]
Hey everyone! My name is Emma – a.k.a. “emmamcorso” – and I’m so excited to be a part of the Korea-Canada Blog team this year! Before we delve into more complex topics, I figure we should start the year off right…with a post about me. So, without further […]
안녕하세요,everyone! My name is Jayden Hwang (Blogger ID: soulofseoulmate ). This is my very first posting ever on […]
Welcome to the first edition of Teacher Talk- a new series on the Korea-Canada Blog where you’ll receive an inside scoop on teaching English in Korea, and everything that comes along with it. Expect a collection of stories and photographs, teaching and travel tips, as well […]
Are you interested in the Korean language? Are you planning to join a language school in Korea? Do you wonder about the daily life out there? Are you looking for travel related stories or tips? Well, this is exactly what I will be blogging about this year :) My name is […]
“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 […]