Ariel, a new blogger

Hello everyone! I am one of the many new bloggers for the year 2018 and I am taking the time to introduce myself a little for all our readers. My name is Ariel Carriere and I am a 25 years old French-Canadian, born and raised in Montreal, Quebec. […]

Kind River Airport

Incheon [인천/仁川: kindness, river] International Airport lends the feeling of a phantasmagorical realm: it’s a liminal place where I’m both awake and lucid dreaming. I anticipate exotic subway systems as my flight taxis into the arrivals gate. Likewise, the sights and sounds of karaoke venues and Hof and […]

Kim’s Convenience Representing

Blogger’s note: Before I start the regular blog series, this blog will feature Kim’s Convenience, a Canadian sitcom on CBC of a Korean-Canadian family running a convenience store in Toronto. Kim’s Convenience won this year’s Best Comedy Series at the Canadian Screen Awards and you can watch the […]

2018 Winter Paralympics

As you may already know, the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games is currently taking place in Pyeongchang, South Korea (March 9-18, 2018). Photo Courtesy: https://www.pyeongchang2018.com/en/paralympics/photos Athletes from around the world are competing in these six sport categories: alpine skiing, biathlon, cross-country skiing, ice hockey, snowboard, and wheelchair curling. The Jeongseon […]

Good to Be Back~

Hello everyone! A belated welcome to the KorCan blog! I’m so glad you’re here! I’m Abigail Campbell, one of the bloggers recruited to write and share my experiences with Korea and its culture. I am one of the lucky bloggers blessed to return from my time writing last year. […]

My Road Trip to Pyeongchang Olympics!

Time for the Pyeongchang Olympics! The Vancouver 2010 Olympics winter games were so awesome that I wanted to experience it again in Pyeongchang. This post chronicles my short 2 days, 1 night trip to Gangneung to watch the Olympics live! I decided to go in December but by […]

A Canadian-Korean Olympics Experience!

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, […]

South Mountain Tower

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 […]