A Beginning

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 […]

Ma nuit au temple

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!

Technology in South Korea

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 […]

2017 Korean dramas: March edition

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 […]

KCC Event: Monthly K-Film Screening

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 […]

Introducing Myself~

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 […]

An Introduction

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 […]

Teacher Talk #1- Meet The Teacher

    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 […]

Mingki, My Lovely Unique Name!

“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 […]