Mokbangs: Korean Foodies Unleashed

I know for a fact that Korea always has this quirky side. From K-pop idols whose fashion in some ways transcends Lady Gaga’s Meat dress but always directs a clean image. To weird places as noted by one of the articles. There are so many strange things that you can find about this country. Culture-wise,

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Sweets For Your Sweet

Valentine’s Day is almost here! While this day typically puts a good deal of stress on the guys back stateside… in Korea it is the girls who must go to great lengths to proclaim their affections. Since moving to Korea, my boyfriend and I have also been celebrating it this way. Valentine’s Day for him

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Spring is coming: Up and coming festivals in Korea

Winter has come! And spring is coming! Farmers are not the only ones preparing for the change of seasons, the snow is melting and the season of abundant festivals in Korea will be starting! Well, there are festivals year-round in Korea, but as the weather becomes warmer that is enough to inspire motivation to go explore

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Daejeon City: Silicon Valley of Asia

I guess anybody who has been to Korea, would have basic knowledge of the big cities, Seoul and Busan. But another  city, is the Techno Hub and Transportation of the whole country which iscalled Daejeon. Full of wide expansive land and valleys, Daejeon, from the old Korean term, hanbat or big land, had started with

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A Lack Of Empathy = A Lot Of Problems

It’s fair to say that (the majority of) Koreans are among the nicest people you’ll ever meet; my Korean friends have always gone above and beyond to help me, and strangers have done the same. Saying that, there are many aspects of Korean behaviour which irritates foreigners, leading people to moan and criticise Korea. And

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Kid’s Cafe in Korea: Best for Toddlers

During my time as an English Nanny with litte Korean toddlers last winter, I saw different facilities around the metro area and nearby places like Incheon that helps parents when their children have a desire to play. Unlike the usual amusement parks, like Lotte World or Everland, which are hugh and a very high number of visitors can be

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The English speaking Nanny

This winter, I actually got a chance at being one of those infamous English speaking nannies that are becoming a trend among young families in Korea. With the demand for English ever still so high, Mothers are now hoping that babies can absorb English from as early as possible. But what’s the difference with the

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T’was an experience in Korea

Time surely flies faster than it seems. I am now back home (literally my country home), after two wonderful years in Korea as a student/part-time worker/poor traveler. A lot of people have wondered why I say poor traveler, when I was able to go around Korea with little to no cash in pocket. First off,

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