Category Archive: Food

Starbuck’s 2016 Spring Collection

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Starbucks Korea’s new Spring collection is out, and they are crazily popular! Here are a few of the collectibles for you to check out! Imagine enjoying a nice hot coffee with one of these mugs.… Continue reading

Donenu Tongsamgyeob

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So recently, the boss got to go back home, to Korea! She had a fair bit of adventures and one of the more important things she experienced was FOOD. Scrumptious, mouthwatering and delicious… Continue reading

Seollal, Korean Lunar New Year

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Similar to Chinese New Year, the date for Korean Lunar New Year or Seollal is never really fixed on the normal Gregorian calendar. They follow the Lunar Calendar instead, which is based on… Continue reading

Patbingsu, A Shaved Ice Treat!

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Still feeling down because of the heat? If Samgyetang isn’t your cup of tea (or soup in this case), maybe a Bingsu might just do the trick! Bingsu 빙수 is Shaved ice. Although… Continue reading

Beat the heat with Sambok!

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To some, summer might be a wonderful time as the sun is shining and everything is nice and warm. To most of us though, it can get too hot! But the Koreans have… Continue reading

Jjimjilbang! A Korean Spa!

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Jjimjilbang (찜질방) is a Korean version of spas and saunas. The direct translation would be Heating (Jjimjil) Room (Bang) and they don’t only have sauna related things! Modern variations can be considered mini… Continue reading

Every 14th Day in Korea is a Special Day for Couples and Friends

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Hello SOCKs! By now, most of you might have realized that there seems to be a pattern for Korean celebrated quirky holidays. Well, you’re right! We personally feel that this is Korean marketing… Continue reading

[Korean Monthly 14th Series] Black Day in Korea

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So Valentine’s Day (14th Feb) and White Day (14th Mar) whizzed past without a hitch in Korea this year as well. What happens to the rejected singles? The answer is: Black Day (14th… Continue reading

[In Full Bloom] Cherry Blossom Festival is here in JinHae, Korea!

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Finally, it’s officially Spring for real! Loads of friends have been flying back home to Korea, specially Jinhae, to visit families and also, to enjoy the magnificent view of the Cherry Blossoms and… Continue reading

Night Out in Hongdae – Modern Day Neverland

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Hongdae (홍대), named after one of the nation’s top fine arts university – Hongik University (홍익대학교) is the cradle of the indie arts and music culture. Located in Mapo-gu, the western end of Seoul,… Continue reading