Kpop acts becoming successful in the West isn’t a completely new phenomenon. I remember when I was younger, my mom showing me SNSD’s “The Boys” and then several years later, Psy’s “Gangnam Style” became a huge hit. Many Kpop acts, unknown to the general public, have also generated […]
Can you tell which one of these historical drama characters existed?
KBS 한중합작 팩츄얼 드라마 <임진왜란 1592 (7 year invasion 1592)> / CCTV 中韓合拍纪录片 <万历朝鮮戰爭> (Japan) Toyotomi Hideyoshi Regime (Korea) Chosen Dynasty (China) Ming Dynasty East Asia International war, Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–1598) If you are interested in medival East asian history, you must know about this invasion. […]
A friend of mine once mentioned that the first thing she would do after winning a lottery is to hire a personal chef. I nodded in agreement whole-heartedly. Forget the Barenaked Ladies and their ode to Kraft dinner. I want the most exquisite flavours known to man made […]
What is it about queens and princesses that still somehow capture even grown-up women’s hearts in this day and age? It’s no surprise that we see pictures of a blissfully pregnant Kate Middleton currently gracing the cover of every celebrity-focused publication. Gossip magazines have been speculating on the name […]
“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 […]
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 […]