Nothing beats the summer heat like going to a concert and cheering until your head is numb and voice gives out, especially if the music you were listening to was K-Pop – the most infectious music in the world. I attended an event called “KPop World Festival 2015” […]
Hi guys!!! I’m back with South Korea’s Top Makeup Brands: Part 2~^^
This time I’ll talk about Holika Holika, Skin Food, banila co., and TONYMOLY.
Hello! It’s Dasha here reporting to you from Seoul, South Korea ^^
This article is all about Korea’s best domestic makeup brands. Since there are quite a few popular brands here, I will publish this series in two separate articles. Here is Part 1!
On June 17th, 2015, the Republic of Korea women’s national football team made history by earning their spot in the Round of 16 in FIFA Women’s World Cup. This was their second appearance (first one being in 2003) and although they fought valiantly against France today (June 21st), […]
Ever wonder how long some of your favourite KPOP stars have been performing for? Some have devoted their whole life to performing in some manner, and some have even gained fan bases prior to their major debut. In the case of a certain few, some jump started their […]
With so many singers and groups debuting in Korea these days, it’s hard to keep track of those who have international connections and such. These days, it’s common place for groups to have an English-speaking member who either grew up or spent time abroad. There are also rookie […]
James Scarth Gale may as well be one of the first Canadians to set foot in the Land of the Morning Calm. Born in a small town of Pilkington, Ontario in 1863, Gale studied Foreign Languages in University College, University of Toronto and then Theology in Knox College […]
Relatively speaking, Korea was an unchartered, unknown land to Canadians. Of course there were stories here and there; many Dutch traders, ‘Hwa-ran’ as they were called by the Koreans, floated upwards to Korea caught up in a typhoon since the 17th century CE. Many of them settled and […]
I still get the Canadian Embassy in Seoul’s e-Newsletter even though I’ve been back in Canada for four years now (wow, it’s exactly four years!), mainly to stay in touch with things happening there. One of the articles in the last issue caught my attention and led to […]
“Nothing here is for tears. Nothing to wail, or knock the breast. No weakness, no contempt, dispraise or blame. Nothing but well and fair and what may quiet us in a death so noble” -Soldier’s Tower, University of Toronto The story of Captain Roland Bacon(1904-1945) is a peculiar […]
My first introduction to Korean culture was literally when I arrived at Incheon airport (on my way to my first teaching position in Ulsan). I’m always slightly embarrassed to admit but I knew very little about Korea or Korean culture before I arrived. Thankfully, the warm and friendly […]
50 years of Korean Canadian Relations didn’t happen overnight. Or rather, it didn’t take only 50 years to form a friendly relationship that we enjoy today. In Korea, Canada is imagined by Koreans as the land of freedom, equality, of great wilderness and frosty snow, where air is […]