Category: KPOP

Yeomiji Botanic Garden: In Photos.

Yeomiji Botanic Garden, on Jeju Island, is home to the largest greenhouse in Asia. Laid out somewhat in the form of a sunflower it has different gardens radiating out from the central hub. It is the focal point of the much larger outside gardens….

Goblin, Guardian, or God?

  If you enjoy Korean dramas you would have to have been living under a rock to have missed the hype for the drama, Goblin: The Lonely and Great God. As of now only 4 of 16 episodes have been released and the response…

My Favorite Place to Stay in Seoul.

  Choosing a place to stay while on vacation can be a stressful decision since there are so many variables to consider, things like location, expenses, facilities, safety, and more, which is why I’m happy to share my favorite place to stay while in…

Korean Variety Show Games, Part 3.

Once again I’m writing about more Korean games that you might have seen on Korean variety shows. To catch up on which games I’ve already discussed you can check out part 1, part 2, and individual posts on favorites such as Alkkagi, Ddakji, Jegi…

Horseback Archery In Korea: A Traditional Sport.

  Over the past couple of decades archery from the back of a horse has seen a revival as a sport and recreational activity. Countries all around the world, both those with and without a tradition of the practice, have started holding competitions and…

Fare thee well: 2NE1.

Back when I started writing about Kpop I planned to write a weekly series on disbanded groups, but soon realized that it was too sad a project and it fell by the wayside. Well today I’m writing once more about a disbanded group, and…

Jokgu: A Korean Foot, Tennis/Volleyball Game.

  One of the most popular sports in Korea is called Jokgu, (Chukgu) which is relatively unknown in the West. Jokgu is pernaps played by more people than any other sport in Korea. This is partially because it is very popular on military bases…