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 […]
Can you tell which one of these historical drama characters existed?
On a sunny March day, Onew, Jonghyun, Minho, Key and Taemin flew from Incheon airport in Korea to Pearson airport in Toronto. The reason? To kickoff the start of their North American Tour. Some have been waiting for years, others for a couple of weeks. Finally, they’ve arrived. […]
With our amazing participants, the Korean Speech Contest held by Consulate General of The Republic of Korea and Asian Studies Department at UBC, was very successful! The contest was held at Multipurpose Room, Liu Institute for Global Issues UBC from 1PM until 5PM, and I got the chance […]
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 […]
A big thank you to everyone who attended the Ottawa Travel Show last weekend, especially those who made a stop at the Korea Tourism Booth! It was an honour to be able to represent Korea and to chat one on one with you all. Whether it was answering questions from […]
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!
Saviez-vous que 40 000 Coréens apprennent le français? Moi non plus.
Spelling mistakes happen. We’ve all been there. I pride myself on not making too many of them too often, so when I do make one, I’m embarrassed, and my face turns red 😡 That is just how I would naturally react, but in fact, there is nothing to be […]
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 […]
Exciting news for travel bugs, Korea enthusiasts, and those in the Ottawa area. The Ottawa Travel & Vacation Show is back for another year, and the 2017 Promotional Booth for the Korea Tourism Oragnization is set to be the most creative and innovative yet! With a one of […]
Welcome to this new series in which fact and fiction collide! Each month, a cultural aspect of Korea will be covered through K-dramas and you’ll be asked to tell truth from fantasy. Are you up to the challenge? The Goblin [도깨비] cast and crew made an improbable visit […]
Last week, three of the Bloggers met and had 삼겹살/Samgyeopsal (grilled pork belly). It was our first meet-up in Ottawa this year. The Bloggers (including myself) have been introducing ourselves in the past few weeks, but we might have been not so clear about who we are as a […]
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 […]
The 101 on parts of Korea’s culture wave~
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 […]
On me pose souvent la question… Voici la réponse.