Expat TV sensation Enes Kaya battles adultery accusations

Over the past few years, Koreans have slowly started to open up to the idea of foreigners living, working and fully integrating themselves into modern-day Korean society. Of course, while some are still against the idea, the appearance and popularization of foreigners featured on Korean television has really helped to change the minds of both

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How A Few Pikachu Brought Chaos to Seoul

This past weekend I attended the Pokemon Champions Day event held at the Dongdaemun Design Plaza. I had been looking forward to it for quite some time for one big yellow adorable reason… the Pikachu Parade! I have seen photos and videos of this event from when it was held last year in Japan. The

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New cell phone boom in Korea – T kids phone

According to an article from Forbes, South Korea will be the next global hub for tech startups. Not to mention the big war between Samsung and Apple, technology field has grown tremendously in South Korea.  When you buy a cell phone in Korea, an extra battery and an external charger come as a package unlike

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A Reflective Piece: The Sewol Ferry Incident

I must admit, I wasn’t sure that I wanted to write anything about this heartbreaking news on the blog because of how sensitive the topic is. However, I have a special place in my heart for Korea, and I often think of it as a second home. I met so many incredible people while I lived

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Streaming Music in Korea

On moving to Korea, I knew there would be a lot of things I would need to adjust to – expensive poor quality coffee, being pushed and shoved on the subway without apology, struggling with the language barrier and so on. One thing I didn’t expect at all was the complete lack of streaming music

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