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The Match That Changed History and Me

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), […]

my5 Korean Variety Shows

I’ve been watching variety programs for as long as I can remember. I’ve spent countless hours watching celebrities showing a different side of themselves just to be on air for even a brief moment. Now that I think about it, I probably should have spent those hours doing […]

Sandra Oh to Leave Grey’s Anatomy

Dr. Cristina Yang is played by Canadian/Korean actress, Sandra Oh. Sandra Oh will be leaving the hit TV show, Grey’s Anatomy after ten seasons. Oh currently plays Dr. Cristina Yang, who is a cardiothoracic surgical fellow and best friend to main character, Meredith Grey. Yang is of Korean […]

Miga Restaurant

For anyone who lives in the Ottawa area, you’ll know that there is a lack of Korean food in the city. One place that does an excellent job of capturing the authenticity of Korean food is a restaurant called, “Miga.” It’s located at 399 Bank Street, across from the […]

Oh so proud!

On July 8th, 2013, the actor Sandra Oh, will receive the key to the city of Ottawa. Sandra Oh portrays the ‘warm and fuzzy’ and ‘extremely likeable’ character Dr Cristina Yang on Grey’s Anatomy. (For those who watch the TV drama will know that I’m being facetious.) I’ve […]

Calling all social butterflies…

From the office of the Counselor for Cultural and Public Affairs of the Embassy of South Korea: “In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of Korea-Canada Diplomatic Relations and the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and the City of Ottawa […]

C’mon, dish out! Open to Suggestions

I’d like to make this an interactive post, and I’m hoping that you will help me. Korean restaurants are cropping up here and there, and more and more people are frequenting them. These diners are becoming more familar with Korean cuisine, beyond the usual kimchi and bulgogi, and […]

Capital City K-Pop Takeover

On Saturday February 2nd, Korean DJ’s Jaybe Park and VJ Gee shook up the capital city’s downtown core with some of Korea’s top pop artists. The DJ’s were set up right in front of Ottawa City Hall where a giant Kpop dance party was taking place. People skating […]