Why Do Students Study at Cafés

Donghoon Lee There are a lot of cafes at Seoul. If you visit one, you might see a lot of students studying, people talking at the cafe. Koreans love cafes. According to ICO (International Coffee Organization), 2015 Korea ranked 6th in coffee consumption. Cafes at Korea has become a more of a place to spend […]

One-day Trip to Gangneung

Gaeun Kim Before the final exam period, I went to Gangneung on a one-day trip with my friend because I wanted to feel some cool breeze with no people around me. I arrived at Gangneung station by KTX train. The atmosphere at station was quite serene because it was Wednesday. We first went to Gangmun […]

Hyundai Card Cooking Library

Hajon Lee The Hyundai Card Cooking Library is a bit of a secret place where not many Koreans have visited. First of all, it is located in Apgujeong-Rodeo. Second of all, you are only allowed to enter all the floors if you possess a Hyundai card. You can bring a plus one to the place. […]

Taking Advantage out of Historical Pain

Lee Sooyeon The matter of comfort woman (people who were forced to be sex slaves by the Imperial Japanese Army) has been a huge historical and ethical issue for years. Recently, a news about Yoon Mi-Hyang (known as a South Korean human rights activist, politician, and author, and at the same time the former head […]

Yogurt: A Spoonful of Delight

Sooyeon Lee These days, many people are looking for healthy and delicious well-being food. One of the rising healthy food is ‘yogurt’. Yogurt is basically a food produced by bacterial fermentation of milk. The bacteria used to make yogurt are known as yogurt cultures. The fermentation of lactose by these bacteria produces lactic acid, which […]

The Law of Korean Time

Seung Hyun Nam Have you ever heard of the saying “Korean-Time”? A word made by Korean teens, meaning, it is never wrong to add up half an hour in any meeting estimated time for everyone to arrive. To elaborate, if you are about to meet one of your Korean friends at 7 P.M. for dinner […]

Movies to Watch When Corona Crisis is Over

Woo Joo Min Coronavirus COVID-19 made many people and business in difficulties and one of them is the film industry. I myself is a big movie fan so I’m bit struggling with the situation which every fine new movies are postponed and there is nothing to watch at theater even if I use the whole […]

Korean Narrative: 1 ‘ggang’ per day

Su Un Taeh Kim Have you ever heard someone say they need to watch ‘ggang’ or saw someone laughing watching one of those ‘ggang’ videos and its comments? In case the term is not clear, the Korean word ‘ggang’ means guts. To be clear, the guts for courage not digestion. ‘1 ggang per day’ refers […]