Category Archive: Leisure

Kim Yuna

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We’ve mentioned Kim Yuna before in our Top 5 Sportswomen in South Korea, but we’ve never really had a chance to talk about how amazing her figure skating is! Sometimes dubbed ‘Queen Yuna’,… Continue reading

Golf Obsession in Korea and Screen Golf!

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We’ve mentioned about Inbee Park in our Top 5 Sportswomen in Korea, but not so much about the culture and how much Koreans love golf as well. They do respect the sport quite… Continue reading

Top 5 Sportswomen in South Korea

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Previously we did an article on the Top 5 Sportsmen in South Korea. Although this is a follow up, I must say it was hard writing this article as there were just too… Continue reading

Top 5 Sportsmen in South Korea

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Sports in Korea is fairly large, with a huge array of fans and communities supporting their local athletes. Training for international competitions begin at a very young age and recruitment happens around the… Continue reading

Baseball (야구) in Korea

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Some countries may be fanatics about football, rugby or basketball, Korea absolutely loves baseball, a.k.a yagu in Korean (야구). From the professionals to the average student, baseball is well renowned in this country.… Continue reading

Multibangs and Game Bangs

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Koreans just really loves their games, from the professional gaming scenes for StarCraft to the casual day to day mobile games. Here’s another Bang to show how much they love their games! You’ve… Continue reading

Love movies? Why not go to a DVD Bang!

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Imagine having a mini theatre all to yourself as you enjoy your movies without a care in the world… That’s what you can expect when you’re at a DVD Bang! DVD Bangs are… Continue reading

Sing your heart out in Noraebangs! Korean Karaoke Rooms!

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Now for those who are musically inclined, here’s an article for Noraebang, 노래방. (You can even find these in Jjimjilbangs!) These Karaoke rooms have unique props, as compared to the ones we might… Continue reading

Korea is obessessed with “bang”

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The flashing neon lights in the sleepless city Seoul seem to carry a common ending word, 방. Just exactly what is a 방? Literally meaning a “room”, the Korean word 방 (pronounced as… 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