Impeached president, and also a prisoner. Part 3

Moon Sooin From the previous post, Choi who manipulated the former government through the former president, came back to Korea, only to be arrested a day after. The Persecutors’ office found that when Choi came back, she had tried to delete evidence from her e-mail accounts and make fake alibis with her people. More accusations […]

Impeached president, and also a prisoner. Part 2.

Moon Sooin From the previous post, I’ve talked about how the former president Park was working with Choi, extorting a lot of money from Korean companies as well as showing Choi a huge amount of confidential government files. I also said, that major presses disclosed the case to the citizens. When first they first realized […]

Impeached president, and also a prisoner. Part 1

Sooin Moon These days, Koreans are more prone to make protests to make a difference, positive or not, and are quite skeptical of government actions. I was working for the auxiliary police for 19 months from 2016, February, so I can say I have first-hand experience with many protests. Today. I’d like to talk about […]

Jongmyo

Park Junghoon Seoul has many ancient buildings. To name a few, Deoksugung and Gyeongbokgung are them, which are palaces built in Joseon dynasty. However, from the perspective of the people who lived in that era, Jongmyo was more important than anything else because it was a shrine. Even today, the site is one of the […]

Getting closer to Korean Culture

Reported by Lee Eun Ji  It is always hard to get used to other countries’ culture. It takes some time and patience. Today, I will recommend you some recent, hot movies and dramas you should watch in order to have something to talk about with Koreans. From my experience, it feels really satisfying to see […]

A Visit to Poet’s Hill

Park, Jeonghun There are many places where you can enjoy Seoul’s skyline. Most notably, the N Seoul Tower is famous among tourists in spite of the expensive admission to enter the tower. But there is a place where foreigners and even Koreans do not know very well; which is the Poet Yun’s Hill(윤동주 시인의 언덕). […]

The Secret Garden of Changdeok Palace: A Brief Introduction

Park, Jeonghun Most people are familiar with palaces in Seoul. Especially, Gyeongbok-gung (Gyeongbok palace) is famous among tourists who visit Seoul. Located right behind Gwanghwamun, its location helped the palace to become full of tourists. On the other hand, there is a garden in a palace, where even Koreans are not very aware of; The […]