“Do you eat Kimchi?” One of the most iconic Korean foods recognized by people worldwide is Kimchi. In fact, it is a staple food in most Korean households. As Korea makes its presence known in the global stage, Korean foods are becoming increasingly popular. However, unless you visit […]
While shopping with my friend at a local Korean grocer, we came across a fridge full of soft drinks that suddenly reminded him of his childhood. In the midst of his nostalgia I asked him to pick out five of the most common drinks he had as a […]
Planning to visit Korea? You will realize that you can’t find a “Seoul Airport.” That is because the biggest airport in Korea is not in Seoul. Your journey in Korea starts about 50 kilometres away from Seoul, in Incheon International Airport. So what is so special about this […]
Personal anecdotes from past and current English teachers in Jeollanamdo, South Korea.
Cette année encore, la Corée du sud nous promet une sélection de films enlevants et variés.
Sunday June 25th marked the celebration of the first Korean Culture Fair in Ottawa, part of the summer long K-Connected Events (hosted by the Korean Cultural Centre) and in collaboration with “Ottawa Welcomes the World”, for Canada 150. The chance to re-live my Korea experience through K-POP dance, […]
The last time I returned to Toronto, I had the chance to visit my first Korean sauna, Seoul Zimzilbang, with a friend of mine. Unfortunately photos weren’t allowed inside the sauna – for obvious reasons – but I thought I should share my experience, and offer some more […]
Every year, many international students from all over the world decide to fly over to Korea to study the language in many different ways. Some people would attend 어학당 (Korean Language Institute) and some people might just go on a long trip, travelling all over the places in […]
Ever since Apple released the iPhone in 2007, smartphones have dominated the mobile phone industry. Nowadays, it is hard to see someone without a smartphone. Some of the biggest players in the smartphone market include two Korean firms, Samsung and LG. The phones run Google’s Android mobile operating […]
One of Korea’s biggest broadcasting companies, KBS, is well known for its family friendly, quality content. Within the channels, there’s something called the Sunday Lineup, made up of some of the most popular shows in South Korea today. One of these shows is the Return of Superman. Little faces peer at the camera lens […]
On June 3rd and 4th, the Montréal Korean Language and Culture Centre hosted its annual Korean Culture Festival: Colours of Korea.
Discover some of your favourite K-drama filming locations!
Parler en public, c’est parfois le pire cauchemar d’un débutant, mais c’est aussi un beau défi.
Since BB Cream made its first appearance in the Western market, the South Korean beauty industry has seen phenomenal growth here in North America, and for good reason – the products actually work. Whether your skin is dry, red, oily, or chock full of blackheads…Korea has a solution […]
If April didn’t bring us many interesting dramas (except the amazing Chicago typewriter), May is here to save the day! Some of the most anticipated dramas are starting this month, and they are already breaking records *cough* master of the mask *cough* Take a look a the list […]
Voici pourquoi j’ai décidé de passer l’examen du TOPIK.
Commuting to work with buckets of live octopus and classes of four students? This second edition of Teacher Talk explores the uniqueness of teaching in rural Korea.
Have you ever watched ‘Fire Noodle Challenge’ videos on Youtube? People from all around the world are crazy about eating Korean spicy chicken noodles even though they can’t stop crying and shaking from the consequence! As a brave and confident chili warrior myself, I honestly cried out loud […]
What internet browser are you using to read this post? It wasn’t so long ago that we did not really have a choice in this regard. Microsoft’s Internet Explorer was more or less our only option, at least that’s from what I can remember. Now, there seem to be a […]
I’m currently finishing my final semester of my senior year of high school. The school I attend, Cairine Wilson Secondary, has been making steps towards becoming a more globally aware institution. As a student of the International Certificate Program and of Korean Culture, it wasn’t a surprise when […]