Gochang Barley Field Festival 2015

Gochang Green Barley Field Festival has been going on for almost a month now, and if you have yet to see this lush green barley field, you still have some time before the event is over on the 10th May 2015. Every April, this event is held among the beautiful green barley fields of Gochang-gun. Gochang

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2015 Korea Ceramics Festivals

The earliest origins of ceramics are found in Czechoslovakia and it is one of the most ancient industries on the planet. Once humans discovered that clay could be dug up and formed into objects by first mixing with water and then firing, the industry was born. While Korean ceramics has been found as earliest as

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2015 Rose Festival in Korea

Spring is a season of flowers, blooming with different sizes and shapes, brightly yet colorfully presented to human eyes, not to even mention about the sweet scents. Being able to see such romantically bloomed flowers with your own eyes every year is just a blessing. Not sure about you guys out there, but for me,

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Common Ground – Konkuk University

Winter has gone by, and spring has been creeping out slowly from its bed, so as to the spring flowers and warm weather. But, other than spring is here, do you know that there is a new shopping center in Seoul by Kolon Industries FnC, which is also a leading fashion business corporation in Korea?

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Good Eats: Daegu Edition

Looking for good eats in Daegu? Here are some favourite restaurants and cafes suggested by some expats who live in the fourth largest city in Korea, all in one article! It includes places to go for all of your meals – breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert; there is something for everyone. Sometimes homesickness comes on

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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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