Rememberance Day in Korea (현충일)

On Monday June 6th, 2016, Korea will mark its sixty-first Rememberance Day (현충일). At the 10th hour and at the sound of a siren, Korea will take a minute of silence to honour those who had sacrificed their lives to protect Korea from enemy invasion. In contrast to […]

Who are the Comfort Women?

If your Social Studies and History classes were anything like mine (that is, in the Canadian public school system), chances are, they barely covered Korean history. I do recall my teacher mentioning the Korean War and the resulting division of the peninsula along the 38th parallel, but other than […]

Five K-Beauty Bloggers to Follow

Jeniffer Kim aka meejmuse This Aussie-Korean vlogger has a love for all things beauty. Besides popular make-up tutorials, such as her Taeyeon Day-to-Night Makeup, and her Go-To Korean Look, check out her Seoul street interviews on culture and lifestyle, like What Koreans Really Think of Plastic Surgery. So excited for my new "#KBeauty […]

Hanboks are Cool Again

A hanbok is traditional Korean attire that is worn on special occasions. Children will wear a hanbok on their first birthday, and adults will wear it at their wedding, 60th birthday, funerals, festive days, and religious ceremonies. For a woman a hanbok consists of a high-waisted skirt, and […]

Conan O’Brien in Korea

  In February, Conan O’Brien announced that he would be travelling to South Korea to meet his fans. Conan planned to visit Korea, when his number one Korean fan named Sunny Lee sent him a letter and a box of Korean snacks instead of studying for her 수능 […]

Artist Spotlight – DEAN

Hey guys! I’ve been busy. I am busy, but I have just been loving this person’s album so much, so much that I just had to write an article tell you all about him. DEAN (stylized as DΞΔN), real name Kwon Hyuk, is an R&B singer-songwriter and producer. Specifically, […]

The Attic Playlist Season 2 – Issue 8: 슈퍼주니어(Super Junior)

To follow the series on Facebook, click here. ♥ Click to view previous issue: Issue 1: 러브홀릭(Loveholic),Issue 2: 동방신기(TVXQ/DBSK/Tohoshinki),Issue 3: 테테(Tete), Issue 4: 방탄소년단(BTS), Issue 5: 넬(Nell), Issue 6: 원더걸스(Wonder Girls), Issue 7: 투엘슨(2lson) Hello, 안녕하세요! My name is Jiwon, and ‘The Attic Playlist’ is a series I […]