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Korean History 101: A Divided Korea

Posted by on Aug 31, 2015 in Featured, Korea, Korean Culture - Korea, Korean History 101 | 2 comments

Earlier this August — barely a week after the celebrations for Gwangbokjeol (광복절), the 70th anniversary of the peninsula’s liberation from...

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Ulzzang (얼짱) Beauty!

Posted by on Aug 20, 2015 in Cosmetics, Featured, Korea, Korean Culture - Korea | 0 comments

Korea’s beauty standards have increased drastically over the years. They covet the slim figures, S-Lines, V-shaped face, big eyes,...

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Korean History 101: “Nearer the Stars”

Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in Featured, Korea, Korean Culture - Korea | 0 comments

Seoul, South Korea’s glittering capital, is most tourists’ first stop when they arrive in the country for the first time. And while Seoul...

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Ten Things to Do on the Han River

Posted by on Jul 24, 2015 in Featured, Korea, Korean Culture - Korea, Seoul, Travel | 0 comments

The Han River, or Hangang (한강), is a fixture of life in Seoul for Koreans and expats alike. Once marking the southern limits of the city,...

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Korea’s Zandari Festa

Posted by on Jul 17, 2015 in Events, Featured, Korea, Korean Festivals, Music | 0 comments

I love music festivals, all kinds of music festivals, and attended them for years before I started writing about them, including a few in...

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Book Review: Young-Hee and the Pullocho

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in Books, Featured, Korean Culture - Korea, Reviews | 0 comments

I’ll be the first to admit that I was interested in reviewing or at least reading Young-Hee and the Pullocho, the new young adult...

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