Blog Posts - Korean Culture



Seoul Searching | Bongeunsa Temple.

Located smack dab in the middle of the Gangnam - amidst tower blocks, high-rise apartments, and the hustle and bustle of city life - is a place of peace, calm, and tranquility. This seemingly peculiar site (and I say peculiar because it's located rig...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on Jul 10, 2016

Seoul Searching | The War Memorial of Korea.

I was actually saving this blog post for later, as I had planned on finishing my product review backlog before doing another Seoul Searching/travel post. But since today (June 25) marks a very important day in Korean history, I thought it would be ti...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on Jun 25, 2016

Foodie Goodie | Korean Ramyeon.

They say in Rome, you must do as the Romans do. Hence, in Korea, you must eat like the Koreans do. And no, I'm not talking about good ol' kimchi.I'm talking about ramyeon - those flavor-packed instant noodles, which is actually like kimchi to Koreans...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on Jun 12, 2016

Seoul Searching | Changgyeonggung Palace.

To make the most out of the Royal Cultural Festival (ergo, Free Admission Day), the little man and I also visited the nearby Changgyeonggung Palace, which is connected to Changdeokgung Palace via Hanyangmun Gate.Changgyeonggung Palace from afar.The p...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on May 13, 2016

Seoul Searching | Changdeokgung Palace.

Holidays in South Korea are usually very festive, as most tourist attractions come up with fun and interesting events to celebrate the occasion, or offer special discounts for both tourists and locals alike, If you're lucky, you might come across 'Fr...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on May 10, 2016

Seoul Searching | Gyeongbokgung Palace.

After enjoying the sights and sounds of Bukchon Hanok Village, Yue and I took a leisurely stroll down the streets of Samcheongdong as we made our way to nearby Gyeongbokgung Palace.Lost in Seoul? Ask these ladies for directions.They'd be more th...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on Feb 7, 2016

Seoul Searching | Bukchon Hanok Village.

Don't you just love long weekends?I, for one, love it because I can stay up late and catch up on my Kdramas. I don't have to wake up early the next day, and instead of fixing breakfast, we can just head over to the nearest McD's and have brunch. Oh,...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on Feb 5, 2016

Solve Your Conflict with this Korean Game!

I always observe in other countries, especially when I’m watching movies, resolving conflicts are best in physical contact such as combat fight. After the combat each party while taking their breath in and out, the opponents smile to each other...
by The Walk And Web.com on Oct 2, 2015

Solve Your Conflict with this Korean Game!

I always observe in other countries, especially when I’m watching movies, resolving conflicts are best in physical contact such as combat fight. After the combat each party while taking their breath in and out, the opponents smile to each other...
by The Walk And Web.com on Oct 2, 2015

How to make Korean honey lemon tea: an herbal remedy

Recently, I’ve been thinking about my first winter in South Korea. It was cold and I was unprepared. The other thing is, when you work with young children, you tend to get sick. They are pretty gross. They don’t wash their hands and they...
by Marie Away on Feb 25, 2015

Foodie Goodie | Yujacha (Honey Citron Tea).

So here I am feeling under the weather again. I spent most of the day under the sheets, sniffling, coughing, and catching up on two of my favorite currently-airing Korean dramas - Kill Me, Heal Me and Healer. (I'm actually catching up on the latter,...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on Jan 17, 2015

A Day in the Mountains: Chiaksan in South Korea

This is the story of two attempts on Chiaksan, the 1,288-metre tall mountain that resides about an hour’s ride… The post A Day in the Mountains: Chiaksan in South Korea appeared first on Marie Away.
by Marie Away on Dec 10, 2014

A year on display in South Korea

Let’s talk about race. This doesn’t mean I want to get into cultural, historical, political correctness, or any sort… The post A year on display in South Korea appeared first on Marie Away.
by Marie Away on Dec 5, 2014

5 Weekend Trips in South Korea

It’s now been over a year since I moved away from South Korea, and I still find myself missing… The post 5 Weekend Trips in South Korea appeared first on Marie Away.
by Marie Away on Nov 22, 2014

Lee Kwang Soo Running Man di Grand Indonesia

Salah satu bintang reality show Running Man, Lee Kwang Soo dari Korea Selatan berkesempatan hadir di Mall Grand Indonesia pada 23/10/2014. Kehadiran bintang berjuluk si jerapah lantaran tinggi tubuhnya mencapai lebih dari 180 cm itu dalam rangka pemu...
by Agribisnis News on Oct 23, 2014

Foodie Goodie | Samgyeopsal (Korean Grilled Pork Belly).

I'm glad that the SM Supermall here in my area is included in this year's Korean Festival. It's a week-long celebration that runs from October 1 until October 7, where they showcase all things Korean - from music, to food, to makeup, and even movies.
by The Rebel Sweetheart on Oct 4, 2014

Happy Chuseok Shopping at WishTrend!

It's Chuseok time once again! One of the most popular holidays in Korea, Chuseok (추석) is the equivalent of Thanksgiving in Western countries. It's that time of the year when Koreans reunite with their families, share food, and give thanks to...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on Sep 7, 2014

Happy Chuseok!

It's Chuseok time once again! One of the most popular holidays in Korea, Chuseok (추석) is the equivalent of Thanksgiving in Western countries. It's that time of the year when Koreans reunite with their families, share food, and give thanks to...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on Sep 7, 2014

For the Kdrama Addict | Places to Visit in Korea.

Now that more and more Korean dramas (Kdramas) have achieved international success, Korean film tours are gaining popularity as well. Through these film tours, fans get to see the filming locations of their favorite TV shows, and allow them to relive...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on Aug 11, 2014

Roadtrip for Rain: Terri’s Vacation Adventures in South Korea

Before Stephe and I impulsively dived headfirst into Rain’s wide world, I hardly knew anything about South Korea. Of course, I knew of South Korea. I knew that Korea was a country in East Asia, near Japan and China. I also knew that South Korea...
by Cloud USA on Jun 9, 2014


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