Palaces in SEOUL (Part 4)

Changgyeong Palace (창경궁) just like the other four Seoul’s Grand Palaces is located in the central part of the city making it accessible for the visitors at any time the palace is operating. Changgyeong Palace unlike the other palaces was built during the golden era of Goryeo Dynasty (고려왕조). The palace mostly served as a Summer Palace […]

The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art

In my case, I like to go to gallery or exhibition about art. Therefore, I tend to go at least one art museum when I travel abroad. For people like me, I’d like to introduce ‘The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA)” (국립현대미술관) and some exhibitions held there. MMCA is located near Gyengbokgung […]

Alessandro Mendini Exhibition

Today, I am going to talk about Alessandro Mendini Exhibition. Well I already explained the brief introduction about four exhibitions that you can enjoy these days, and I watched one of them. So, Who is Alessandro Mendini? He is really famous designer-especially the pioneer of the post modernism design. And I think you have heard […]

Student Housing: On-Campus Dormitories

Before arriving in Korea, new international students need to sort out where they will be staying for the upcoming months in Seoul. The prospect of arranging accommodation from another country can be intimidating, especially for those who are unfamiliar with the language and local procedures. The easiest way to find a place to stay is […]

The Colours of Japan

  Photos by Kavi from Canada

Korean Cartoon Characters

What was your favorite cartoon character when you were a kid? From past to present, lots of characters have appeared all over the world through TV cartoons, animations and movies. Mickey Mouse, Tom & Jerry, Moomin… lots of characters linger in my mind. Though there are numerous characters in the world, today I would like […]

The City of Bamboo, Dam-yang

I will introduce a city well known for Bamboo, Dam-yang (담양). Dam-yang is located to the south of Seoul, Jeollanam-do (전라남도). I think there is only one way to get Dam-yang from Seoul directly. Because Dam-yang does not have train station and it is not so big city, there are not so many ways. Go […]

Can You Escape Indoors?

As the temperature begins to head below zero, you might find yourself camping out in your room trying to avoid the cold winter. You might be on the other end, where the sun is fired up and you wouldn’t mind sending some chills down your spine. Or you might be in the middle of both. […]