New cell phone boom in Korea – T kids phone

According to an article from Forbes, South Korea will be the next global hub for tech startups. Not to mention the big war between Samsung and Apple, technology field has grown tremendously in South Korea.  When you buy a cell phone in Korea, an extra battery and an external charger come as a package unlike

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Homosexuality in South Korea

Homosexuality is still considered as a taboo in Korea. For sure, it is not as open as other Western countries. The one Korean gay celebrity that people mostly have heard of would be Hong Seok-cheon. After revealing his homosexuality, he had gone through a tough time in terms of his career as a celebrity. Fortunately,

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How does housing system work in Korea?

For people who want to move to major cities in South Korea, looking for a place to live is not so easy. Based on the size of the country, it definitely could use more space. Unfortunately, the population is growing, but the land doesn’t grow proportionally. As expected, there are limited choices of places to

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South Korean Education

South Korea is known for it’s advances in technology, business, and urbanization over the last 50 years, but one thing I don’t believe South Korea gets enough credit for is the schooling system in the country. As someone who has studied at Korea University – one of the SKY, or top three, schools in Seoul,

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Differences between South Korea and North Korea

Highlighting differences between South Korea and North Korea.While North Korea is ruled under a dictatorship, people in South Korea can live happily in a democratic society. Therefore, these two countries are “implacable” to each other although they share the same peninsula. In a project called “Korea-Korea,” Dieter Leistner, a German photographer made an album of

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Having Fun at Seoul Zoo

It’s been ages for me to visit a zoo or safari park. The last time I was there is when I was 13 years old, Visiting a safari park with my school mates while on a school trip. During my last week in Seoul, my friend, Astrid insisted We go to the zoo because it

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K-Pop Spotlight: ‘Give Love’ for AKMU!

If you aren’t familiar with the four letters ‘A’ ‘K’ ‘M’ and ‘U’ – you’re seriously missing out. Originally known by the name ‘Akdong Musician’, Lee Chan-Hyuk (18 years old) and Lee Soo-hyun (15 years old) are a brother-sister duo who got their start on K-Pop Star, Season 2 and are currently taking the Korean pop world by

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