I remember the day I moved to Canada. Wearing a purple velvet dress, I remember being at Gimpo Airport crying as I waved good-bye to my parents’ friends. Although a small child, as I stepped on to the airplane I knew that my life was going to be […]
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 […]
안녕하세요 여러분! Hello everyone, my name is Alex and I go by @ahlekseu here and pretty much everywhere else on social media. I’m super excited to be writing for the Korea-Canada blog as Korean culture & studies has been my passion for several years! I’ve also been working […]
There are famous landmarks in Seoul like the N Seoul Tower or Gyeongbokgung Palace that any travel site will tell you not to miss. But among the dozens of other attractions that Seoul has to offer, which hidden gems are most worth your time?
So, you’ve watched the closing Olympics ceremony in Pyeongchang, South Korea. And the nation’s pick EXO is performing but now you’re wondering, “Who are these nine, I think nine? Extremely attractive men with their killer moves and bumpin music?” Okay, maybe not in those exact words but you’re […]
How a Canadian went from making beats in his bedroom to producing Exo’s new hit single Electric kiss
A 23 year old Montreal Canadian producer named Evan Berard has defied the odds by being virtually unknown to producing EXO’s ‘Electric Kiss’ which now has over 15.4 million views.
Hey Hey. What’s cookin’ good lookin’? Are you interested in cooking Korean food at home? Perhaps you enjoy eating Korean food at a few different restaurants but you’re ready to take the next step? Here are 10 must-have ingredients for Korean cooking. First, I am going to start […]
Hello peeps! My name is Amély and I’ll be one of the new bloggers for Korea-Canada Blog in 2018! I am currently in Seoul, South Korea for a year as an exchange student in Sogang University, but originally from University of Montréal, studying in Asian studies. This year […]
Kpop is a trend, and that is a fact, but do you know how it started? No? Then come and find out.
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. […]
Tteokbokki 떡볶이, or spicy rice cake, is a very popular Korean dish. So popular, in fact, that there is an entire street dedicated to it in Sindang-dong called ‘Tteokbokki Alley’.
Hello! I am so happy to be one of the new bloggers for this year, and I’m excited to share my experiences with Korean culture, Korean culture in my community, and some common interests in Korean culture that you and I may have! About Me My name is […]
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 […]
Hi Everyone, I’m Charles! Nice to meet you! I currently live in Toronto, but spent the last two years in Seoul and will share some of my experiences with you. I was a full time teacher in Seoul, and now a full time teacher in Toronto, but excited […]
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, […]
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 […]
Introduction Welcome to Korea-Canada blog, I am Malibu.Unicorn and am a Korean-Canadian born in Korea. Before the first blog post let me introduce myself. I am excited to blog about range of topics from dining etiquette to societal consequences of university entrance exams in Korea. I am passionate about […]
Hello everyone! I’m Emily, and I’m thrilled and honored to be a new blogger with the Korea-Canada blog this year. Before I get started on my themed blog posts for this year, I thought it might be nice to give everyone a quick introduction to who I am […]
Hi, everybody! 여러분, 안녕하세요~ Has winter been treating you well? Soon it will start to warm up and we can enjoy better temperatures and have fun in the spring. This winter was good to me, though, because I found out that I’ll be on the team this year […]
In 1993 I visited Korea for the first time since immigrating to Canada. I was awestruck: from large crowds of people to the neon lights, my senses were on overdrive. Seoul (서울) seemed to be a cyberpunk utopia–the kind of city imagined in films like Blade Runner or […]