The Western Influence

During the past few months, there’s been a sudden increase in Western food products, both at the large supermarkets- E Mart, Homeplus, Lotte Mart- and smaller convenience stores- CU and 7/11. Anyone else celebrate when Reeses Nutrageous Bars appeared in the shops? How about when Biscuit Spread became readily available? Personally, my most recent exciting discovery was Milka

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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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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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A Festival of Soybeans

A celebration commending the Jangdan soybean, a vegetable known to have been served to rulers, was held a weekend ago at the Imjingak Plaza in Paju, Gyeonggi-do Province. Around 760,000 guests rushed to the three-day celebration between November 21 and 23 to appreciate recently reaped beans and to take an interest in the extensive variety

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What is special about Jeju?

Jeju is tranquil and simple, makes every tourist feel like they going back to that familiar hometown way off in the far far distance. Setting your footsteps on this beautiful and seductive land, you just can’t stop yourself from unconciously walking around all the famous places, feeling the wonderfulness of the windy hills and joining

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Becoming a foreign celebrity

I haven’t visited all over the world to know how easy it is to become a foreign celebrity in a foreign country. If anything, I know that I can’t become a foreign celebrity in Hollywood just because I am a foreigner. Having to live in various countries, I have not seen any possibility for a

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Celebrity Sighting in Korea

Blogging is all about getting as many views as possible, and since I became what you might call a full time blogger I’ve been pondering what to write about in order to achieve that, and then suddenly yesterday it dawned on me; I have to write about celebrities that’s what’s going to make my views explode,

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