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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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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Merry Christmas from HiExpat

  We, Here at HiExpat want to thank all our readers for their love and support for our website through the year. We are constantly growing and it is all thanks to you guys. We wish you many happy returns this Festive Season. Some well wishing messages from some of the HiExpat Bloggers: Izza Glino

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Kissing Competition in Seoul

Supposedly, there was meant be a Kissing Competition held in Gwanghwamun on the 6th of December 2014, however, due to some unforeseen circumstances, the organizers were forced to cancel the event. Previously according to the event host Park Jung Il, he said that “The competition is fierce, and it’s really taking place,” he even added that many people

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Are You Ready for MAMA 2014?

The most anticipated music event of the year, Mnet Asian Music Awards most commonly known as MAMA, is all set and ready to rock the world with performances from well-known Kpop Idols and long time names in the music industry of South Korea this coming December 3, 2014 in Hong Kong, last year’s host country.

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