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

Korean Drinking Games [Part 3]: Soju Cap Game, Titanic, Nunchi(Sense) Game

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We move onto Part 3 of our Korean Drinking Games installation, which involves more action and watching what other people does in order to avoid drinking punishment. Here’s Part 1 and Part 2… Continue reading

RIP Lee Kuan Yew 1923~2015 : A Beautiful Love in Review

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싱가포르의 전임 총리 리콴유(LKY)와 부인 과걱추(Choo) 의 아름다운 사랑이야기 #teamSOCK presents the great love of a great man, #LKY, #rememberLKY, #RIPLKY ㅠㅠ Here’s the rest of Singaporeans in Korea mourning the passing and… Continue reading

Korean Drinking Games [Part 2] Strawberry Game, Image Game

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Here’s part 2 to our installation of Korean Drinking Games! ^^ For those of you who’ve missed part 1, here it is.  Okay, here’s another two popular Korean drinking games to try out with… Continue reading

Korean Drinking Games [Part 1 Numerals]: 007, 369, Baskin Robbins 31

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It’s definitely in the Korean culture to drink. What’s really cool is that they make drinking fun without requiring lots of space or ping pong balls. Today we’d be looking at Part 1… Continue reading

Featuring Seoul Walking Tours from Zenkimchi

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You’ve got 1-2 weeks in Seoul, don’t speak Korean and wondering what to do? Well, the usual includes sightseeing, shopping and eating. Why not try a Walking Tour program from Zenkimchi? Founded by a… Continue reading

Preparing for White Day(화이트데이) in Japan & Korea

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Valentine’s Day was just over on February 14, but did you know that March 14 is White Day 화이트데이 in Japan and Korea? Almost exclusively celebrated in East Asia, White Day is a… Continue reading

What does March 1 mean to Koreans?

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Wondering what’s the big hoo-ha about Japanese netizens reacting to SNSD’s Sunny’s instagram post?  She basically said “역사를 잊은 민족에게 미래는 없다” which means “A nation who forgets history has no future”.  To… Continue reading

Almost Spring

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Taebaeksan, 2014 “Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence. Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance.” Yoko Ono Its… Continue reading

The 7 Step Korean Skincare to Beautiful Skin

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Jeon Ji Hyeon “How I wish that I had a daughter that had skin as white as snow, lips as red as blood, and hair as black as ebony.” Snow White. I was… Continue reading