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AKA Mag

AKA Mag

Coming across a website as visually pleasing as All Korean Arts is like finding something precious in a bowl of beondegi. A veritable treasure trove of art, fashion, design, videography and photography – all curated from Korean creators – AKA’s focused and informative blog posts are pleasurable to view and easy to digest. We got...
The Wanderlust Project

The Wanderlust Project

The Wanderlust Project is an addictive read, mostly because its author, Sheryll, is such a personable writer with an awesome eye for photography. Sheryll has been blogging about her travels for around two years, and has recently taken a Korean twist with her website after moving to Yongin, slightly south of Seoul about 4 months...
10 Things to Do When it Rains

10 Things to Do When it Rains

Monsoon season has struck and nobody wants to go outside for fear of being drowned. So what does that leave us with? Going to a coffee shop? We do that every day of the week anyway and we need more than a coffee to get us through this dreary weather. So, just for you wonderful...
Korea Gig Guide

Korea Gig Guide

Our Blog of the Week series has taken a minor hiatus lately, but only because we’ve been so busy interviewing the best bloggers in Korea for upcoming posts. To restart the series we asked music journalist and Korea Gig Guide blogger Shawn Despres, also a writer for Jeju Weekly, The Japan Times and Fujirock.com, some...
365 Days of Chincha

365 Days of Chincha

We’re celebrating Chincha’s first birthday today and are currently in a food coma from too much galbi meat and Baskin Robbins ice cream cake. If we were sober we would be taking this time to tell you what a fabulous and wonderful time we have had in the last year and to thank you for...
The House of Sharing & Korea’s Comfort Women

The House of Sharing & Korea’s Comfort Women

At this time a year ago, I was in the midst of coping with the end of my schooling years, the impending doom of adulthood creeping up on me as I hurriedly prepared for my upcoming year in South Korea. I knew very little about Korea, especially the recent history of this peninsula and its...
귀엽다 Korea: The World's (Second) Cutest Nation

귀엽다 Korea: The World’s (Second) Cutest Nation

Well aware of the cutesy aesthetic that pervades Asian pop culture (only living under a bush for a decade or two would have saved me from Hello Kitty), I was not surprised to find that animated and caricatured figures formed the basis of marketing campaigns for nearly every pre-school, clothing brand, and even toilet seat...
10 Reasons to Stay in Korea and NEVER LEAVE

10 Reasons to Stay in Korea and NEVER LEAVE

Written by Verity Innet, who just left. So you’ve been in Korea a year, maybe more. You miss home, your family, your friends, the ease at which you can communicate with people. Perhaps you want a career that doesn’t involve your co-teacher undermining your every attempt to be a ‘good teacher’. Makes sense to pull...