The Beauty of Convenience Stores in South Korea

When you think about convenience stores, you put emphasis on the word “convenient”. Many places or countries may say they have convenience stores, but are far from being ‘convenient’ since they are located far from residential areas. However, convenience stores in South Korea live up to their name. Convenience stores in South Korea are everywhere, […]

The Mental Toils of Navigating Alone in Seoul

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My Kimchi Making Experience in Seoul

/*! elementor – v3.14.0 – 26-06-2023 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=”.svg”]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} During the first week of July, I had the opportunity to experience learning how to make a kimchi taught by a local through the kimchi making academy located in Seoul. The experience was very fun and foreigner friendly. It is a must try […]

Couples in Seoul

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Gamer’s Paradise: PC Bangs (PC방)

/*! elementor – v3.14.0 – 26-06-2023 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=”.svg”]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} If you are a foreigner wanting to check out PC Bangs but too scared to do so, you do not have to be; this is a basic guide on how to enjoy PC Bangs as a non-Korean speaker. PC Bangs (PC방), is a […]

The Last Supper of DIOKOS

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An Australian’s First Experiences in South Korea

/*! elementor – v3.14.0 – 26-06-2023 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=”.svg”]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} In recent years, Korean culture has played a prevalent role in Asian-Australian culture as it has molded my generation with music, fashion and overall style. As an Asian-Australian, Kpop was the largest influence in my curiosity in South Korea. It was a major […]

Culture of Quickness(빨리 빨리 문화)

/*! elementor – v3.14.0 – 26-06-2023 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=”.svg”]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} I have been in South Korea for four whole days now. The speed at which life progresses here never fails to excite and intrigue me. On my first day, I tapped my foot sheepishly standing in line at an escalator, hugging close to […]