The Implications of Meokbang

It’s not just about watching pretty people eat. Have you heard of 먹방 (meokbang)? It’s short for 먹는방송 (meokneunbangsong) which translates to ”eating broadcasting”, a very fitting name as it is just what meokbang is; a live broadcast of a person eating copious amounts of food. Despite being a fairly new phenomenon meokbang has garnered

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Visit to the Seoul Zoo

I’m no animal activist, but every time I visit some sort of space where animals are inclosed in Korea, I come out either depressed or bored by the horrible lack of space and tacky decorations. When my husband and I decided to visit the Seoul Zoo this  morning, we had very low expectations and assumed we would be in

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Cherry Blossoms – Seoul Version

In my previous post, I have wrote about places outside of Seoul for Cherry blossom viewing. However, some travelers or students might not be able to visit those places as it might cost a little too much or occupying too much of their time. Therefore, I have put up a list of a few places in Seoul

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Cherry Blossoms in Korea

Regretfully, there are no 4 seasons in my own little country, however, looking at Facebook posts with those pleasantly blooming cherry blossom flowers popping up on my timeline makes my heart flutter, making me want to fly over to Japan or Korea just to have a glimpse of the pinkish or some are even reddish pink flowers.

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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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Hwacheon Sancheoneo (Mountain trout) Ice Festival

Every year every season, without fail, there will be many events going on in Korea. So what’s up for this wintry cold season? Have you heard about the Hwacheon Sancheoneo (Mountain trout) Ice Festival? Hwacheon is located in Gangwon-do, with a rather small population of approximately 27,000 people and 909.03㎢ in its area. However, it

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Gayageum: Living Culture

Go Heung-gon was occupied with slowing down strings to make a cluster of 12 that he would requirement for the “gayageum” or 12-stringed Korean zither. He worked always, even as he addressed the telephone, got visitors and talked at his workshop in Seocho-dong, southern Seoul. At the point when more nylon-wrapped steel and metal strings

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