While shopping with my friend at a local Korean grocer, we came across a fridge full of soft drinks that suddenly reminded him of his childhood. In the midst of his nostalgia I asked him to pick out five of the most common drinks he had as a […]
On June 3rd and 4th, the Montréal Korean Language and Culture Centre hosted its annual Korean Culture Festival: Colours of Korea.
Voici pourquoi j’ai décidé de passer l’examen du TOPIK.
Before Selfies, there was Selcas. Selca is the Korean term for selfie, a shortened version of two words – self & camera – combined together. Similar to the definition of a selfie, it also means to take one’s photo with the intention of posting it on social […]
Korean-Canadian fusion food! How, you wonder?
By combining delicious Korean bulgogi and beloved Canadian poutine together, that’s how!
Have you seen my earlier post about slang? You can find it here: Slang/Abbreviations/Emoticons [2014 Edition] An extremely popular topic for people interested in Korea or Korean seem to be Korean slang. New slang words are constantly devised, and it seems impossible to keep up with the latest […]
Our family took a work-ation to Newfoundland this past week, and I felt an obligation (a slightly selfish one), to seek out a Korean restaurant, and write a review for this blog. On our first night out, we came across a Korean restaurant, called “JKorean” near our hotel, […]
My husband has been hounding me for years to go camping. I am so not a camping person, so I’ve been resisting… I mean, I just could not see myself in a tent, freezing all night, cleaning dishes in cold water, not having a shower. Exactly my opposite […]
Guess what?! Another Free K-POP concert in Seoul! I’m so jealous of all of you in Korea right now. When I lived there, I never had a chance to see any K-POP stars, but now you can! So, snap this up. Remember last time I posted about a […]
How My Uphill Battle with the Korean Language Helped Me Come to Terms with My Learning Disabilities (Part 1)
I was chatting with a Canadian friend one night at a pub over a drink and we got to talking about our various trials and tribulations over the last year or two — it had been a while since we talked one on one. Work, school, social life, […]
Step-by-step guide to begin learning Korean from scratch, all the way to advanced fluency.
After a long and cold winter in Toronto, spring has finally graced us with the sun and warmth many of us were waiting for, bringing with it as well opportunities to see some great Korean films in theatres around Toronto. Kicking things off on the weekend of May […]
It’s time for another one of my5 lists. I crafted this compilation using anecdotal evidence so although it may not appeal to some, I am confident it will to most because these are what we have all heard of or/and played before. They are: my5 Korean Drinking Games. […]
The Future of Football and the players who are being shipped out of Korea for greater achievement!
So what’s so great about this Jjimjilbang that’s being talked about again?
Check out the Youtube clip by Conan O’Brien and Steven Yeun for some laughs about this!
Aftermath of Asian Cup 2015 for our infamous South Korean players in German Bundesliga
With great focus and perseverance by the “Taeguk Warriors”, the Republic of Korea wins all games in the competition and competed in the finals of the Asian Cup 2015 in Australia on January 31st, 2015. The South Koreans in the support of the Red Devils (South Korean Fans) showed […]
It’s been a while since I’ve posted here, but rest assured today’s post comes in great timing as a lot is changing in terms of what is considered popular music in Korea, what with the instability and volatility of the KPOP machine and a renaissance in Korean hip-hop, […]
Korean Food meets Western Food. Korean food is known for its delicate spices and its umami-like flavours found in dishes like, Kimchi, and Bulgogi. So when Korean food is cleverly infused with conventional western food, it becomes a unique delectable. Here are some of Korean Fusion Foods worth a try: […]
Hello, friends! After reading a number of posts on this very blog, I noticed one that is particularly popular, titled “5 Tips on Meeting Your Korean Boyfriend’s Parents,” by a friend of mine, Tina Hsu. After reading this article, which is really quite interesting, I remembered that I […]