Although the sports scene in Korea is more or less dominated by baseball most people are aware that Koreans also have a keen interest in football (or soccer depending on which side of the Atlantic you call home) and a relatively popular professional league of a good standard – the K-League. Few, if any, Koreans
Fall is now slowly ending at our beloved second home, Korea. As the leaves had started to fall and turn to its autumn color in the last month, now the wind has slowly become colder and colder. And soon as we know it, the first snow would fall and another story of love will appear.
What Korean coins and banknotes tell us… Do you know the meaning of images on South Korean coins and banknotes? 1 won: Mugunghwa (무궁화) – National flower of South Korea. 5 won: Turtle Boat (거북선) – type of boat used in the naval battle against Japan in the 16th century. 10 won coin: Dabota Tower
When I scrolled my Facebook timeline down, I found a heartbreaking story about a Korean girl band, Ladies’ Code, ‘s fatal car accident in a website. This news brought a sad memory of a car accident where some of Super Junior members involved. Luckily, Super Junior was safe and able to recover fast. But
Fashion, is one of the most influential trend that is very common in society. To name the few fashion capitals in the world, one would be very familiar of Paris, London or New York. However in Asia, with the strong oriental background, Asians, including the Japanese, Chinese, Arabians and Koreans are now empowering fashion. Korea
SM Entertainment, led by Lee Soo Man, debuted 4 young girls who were before known as the parts of SM Rookies ( pre-debut team ). These young girls, Irene, Seulgi, Wendy, and Joy, were trained for around 3 – 5 years then finally united to be in a new girl band. Seulgi is the first
It is a well-known fact that languages do reflect on its culture and history. In Korea, beef has the symbol of wealth. Especially, for older generations, beef has been the food that they used to long for in the olden days because it wasn’t easy to buy in the 60s and 70s. In 1970, average
Unlike cold and dry winter, summer in Korea is pretty hot. What could bother you the most in summer is probably that it is hard to sleep. What is worse about hot weather in Korea is that it is ridiculously humid. For instance, it would take approximately 3 days at least for your clothes to