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,
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
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
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.
We took a look at some good Korean to know for the employment process last week. Now this week, we’ll examine a few words related to the work place! These words will not only come in handy at work but also in conversation with other Korean speakers. General Words Related to Work 1. Jik-jang or 직장 Your
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
The Korea Observer recently published this article, listing the ‘Top eight reasons why expats love Korea.’ The list was as follows: Price of Food Nightlife and Music Mountains and Hiking Safety/ Lack of Crime Internet Technologies Public Transport Respect Festivals and Events You might not agree with all of these, but the list proves that
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