Korean pop star Lee Hyori recently participated in a short temple stay program for her Golden 12 TV show in which she indulges in different kind of lifestyle with her friends. Photos from First Look [Kr] Magazine which covers the story…
It’s Lunar New Year’s eve, best wishes to everyone who’s celebrating it. I’ll be taking a blogging-break, updates will resume by around February 14.
Till then, sharing some photos from last year’s Seollal (Korean New Year) when I was in Seoul, at the Namsangol Hanok Village in Jung-gu…
Namsangol Hanok Village is a cultural village with five restored traditional Korean houses and huge garden. Visitors can experienced various traditional stuff (arts & games etc.) on normal days; and it’s a popular place for the locals to celebrate Seollal, with extra activities being held during the festive period.
2011 is the year of the Rabbit in Chinese zodiac, which is observed in Korea and other Asian countries too. Image via Chosun Ilbo, rabbits in traditional hanbok at Korea’s Everland theme park. Happy New Year.
A commercial for iconic Korean food, bibimbap, has been on display in New York City’s Time Square since late November…
The commercial is created by the producers of Infinite Challenge, a popular Korean variety show. It cleverly introduces a variety of Korean culture which ‘merged’ harmoniously into a colourful bowl of bibimbap.
At Seoul’s Mt Namsan, thousands of love padlocks can be seen hanging on the fences around the base level of N Seoul Tower. Locks of love is a custom in some cultures where love birds would lock their padlocks at public areas and throw away the key to symbolise that their love will be locked forever.
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