. Knowing the important alphabets can be integral in understanding beauty terms in Korea. In fact, for some reason, many physical profiles reduced to an alphabet code. There’s “S-lines, V-lines, B-lines, M-lines, X-lines, D-lines, O-lines, etc…”.
Watch the video: 찜질방 A Quick guide to Korean Jjimjilbangs | Korean Bath house & Sauna If you can’t view it here, go to :https://youtu.be/nNdt0BDSdOs . If you’ve followed any of my adventures while I was living in Korea, you’ll know that I love jjimjilbangs (aka bathhouses in Korea)! The reason is that Koreans know how […]
What souvenirs should you buy on your trip to Korea? A while ago, I wrote a post on my top 5 favorite Korean souvenir gifts and they still hold true to today, with a few additions. Korea has a lot of cool things to buy. But sometimes it’s hard telling the difference between what’s “Korean” and […]
I was in a restaurant in Korea Town with a girlfriend and before our meal could even arrive, the waiter brought out a handful of side dishes. What was this generosity? My friend explained to me that they it was common to Korean culture, that a meal came with side dishes (or 반찬 banchan) and they were free. Wait. Rewind.
On my recent trip to Korea (and incidentally, my mother’s return from her Korean drama tour), the subject of souvenir gifts weighed as a topic on my mind… Why? Because I’ve gotta bring back souvenirs for family and friends! But oi… what to get? If you’re visiting Korea and shopping for holiday stocking stuffers or […]
I have the honor to introduce my first guest post. Well, not really… When my mom was visiting me over the holidays, she vigilantly wrote a bunch of emails to my family back home. I’m posting a short excerpt of one of our cafe excursions. 😉 Enjoy!
People ask me what I love about living in Korea. One of the many things I’m always amazed by are the state-of-the-art things which make living there feel more efficient, easy and pretty darned cool.
Korean culture is often a dynamic and fun to observe. Most of the time, from a foreigners viewpoint, it offers interesting quirks which might leave you either scratching your head or speechless.
10 Mysterious things I’ve Learned about Koreans:
It’s all too easy for a foreigner like myself, to point a camera and say, Ewww to foreign foods I’m not culturally raised with nor understand. That’s why in this post, I’d like to applaud Korea for is its proud aspiration towards healthy and FRESH foods. And …to say, Ewww.