Tag Archives: Korean

8 Things to Know Before You Move to South Korea

Have you been playing around with the idea of moving to South Korea? This nation is a great place to dive into a brand new culture and way of life, and also offers many opportunities for travelers looking for a place to settle a little more long term. Moving someplace completely new is never a(…)

Korea’s Best Parties: 3 Not-to-be-Missed Festivals and Events

What do you know about Korea? Sure maybe you’ve heard of kimchi, but would you know much more? A land filled with pretty interesting culture and rich history, it also has some amazing festivals to take part in. Whether you speak tons of Korean, or your Korean level is pretty mediocre, you’ll get more out of parties(…)

4 Of The Most Terrifying Must-See Korean Horror Movies

  Korean horror films are some of the weirdest and goriest mash of paranormal events, family relationships and amputations you will ever see. That being said, there are some definite gems mixed in with the strange. We’ve compiled a list of 4 amazing Korean horror movies for you to sink your teeth into (from the(…)

South Korea – More to See Than the DMZ: 3 Tourist Hotspots

Travelers looking for the iconic history and the gracefulness of Asia might not immediately think of South Korea. Westerners tend to envision the bloody war that our fathers and grandfathers fought in, and endless miles of barbed wire fences, land mines, and soldiers in a perpetual military standoff, rather than ancient temples, beautiful parks, modern(…)

9 Useful Phrases for your Trip to South Korea!

So many people head to South Korea these days for business and pleasure that learning a few Korean phrases can come in handy more often than you may think. The peninsula is beautiful, kinetic and jam-packed with some of the most interesting cultural attractions and adventurous outdoor activities in Asia. Hikers will find South Korea(…)

9 Things to Pack for Your Trip to Korea

Visiting a friend in Korea can be one of the most interesting cultural experiences you’ll ever have. Korea is a country where beautiful traditional Buddhist temples cohabitate with skyscrapers on every corner. A country where there’s a little something for almost everyone, it’s a great destination to choose for a week away or maybe even(…)

5 Reasons Why You Should Spend a Year in Korea

Living abroad can be a fantastically positive experience full of eye-opening adventures and experiences that will last a lifetime… if you choose the right place. Choosing the right country isn’t easy and there are a lot of factors to consider.  Will I survive the culture shock? Will I be able to communicate with the locals?(…)

Korean in 15 minutes

Learning Korean? Or just want to know what the alphabet symbols mean? A comic created by artist and traveller Ryan Estrada could help you out! The comic, seen over at Ryan’s Tumblr, claims to you can learn to read Korean in just 15 minutes. It introduces you to the symbols of the alphabet, known as(…)

North-South Korean Dictionary

North Korea has featured in the news a lot in the past few weeks, mainly showing the 65th anniversary celebrations of the ruling Workers’ Party. I was interested to find out that a North-South dictionary of the Korean language has been in production for a number of years now. The “Big Dictionary of the Korean(…)