An Op-ed written by HiExpat blogger: Andrew Fraser December 31st, 2014 As I started taking a look back at 2014 in Korea, I initially thought it would be nice to do a piece for the end of the year that tied both good and bad events together as a replay of what happened this year.
I guess my dirty little secret is out – I am a fan of K-Pop. Not all of it, but at least enough of it that I could call it my guilty pleasure…if I was in the least bit guilty about it. When I first came to Korea, in common with a lot of
As many K-Pop fans know, the Sewol Ferry incident put a temporary halt to the industry as families grieved and news stations covered the happenings at the site. As of the middle of May, K-Pop has resumed yet again in South Korea, and the releases are as strong as ever. The first major comeback since
Note: This is an opinion piece, and I know some of you may not agree entirely with my point of view. If you have anything to add to the conversation, please feel free to do so in the comments below (just no foul-language or hating on anyone who doesn’t feel the same way that you do). I