Yes! In fact, the Korean calendar is also based on the Lunar calendar. The Lunar New Year is also referred to as ‘SEOLLAL’ in Korea. To greet ‘Happy New Year’ to others, you can say ‘새해 복 많이 받으세요’! Try it with your Korean friends 🙂 Check out Youtuber Seoul 4K Walker ‘s night walk…

Have you heard about the ‘Hanging Garden of Seoul’ or Seoullo 7017? This amazing skygarden /skypark extends 1km over the bustling Seoul city center. Imagine walking instead of taking the usual subway! This definitely goes on my list of places to go the next time I travel to Seoul. Do check out the video for…

Do you like crazy, over-the-top stories which don’t make any sense? Try this new K-drama for a taste of ‘makjang’! ‘MAKJANG’ or 막장 means exaggerated – and you may see this in plenty of dramas, not just in Korean dramas but also in some American. But as unrealistic as they may be, viewers are still…

Have you tried this popular dish in Korea? Dakgalbi or Ddakgalbi (닭갈비) is a chicken dish, usually stir-fried and served directly in a huge pan. It comes with a variety of vegetables, rice cake, rice, and most importantly, plenty of gochujang sauce. Brings a nice sweet and fiery kick to it! Imagine a really meaty…

Are you planning to travel to Korea soon but not sure which airlines are available? Try using Skyscanner.com for a quick search! It has a really user-friendly interface, letting users filter and select routes, airlines, sort by price etc. Imagine getting the best flights in seconds without having to go through multiple travel agents and…

Not able to visit Korea this year? You’re not the only one! Many holiday plans have been cancelled due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, but fret not, NETFLIX is here to save your 2020 with all the K-dramas to satisfy your hallyu cravings. 1. For the zombie flick lover – KINGDOM (2019-2020) This show is…

I’m back! And it’s been a good break trying to catch up on my Korean language skills. With this global pandemic, staying at home has been a great opportunity for me to improve my Korean. These days, any language can be easily learnt online through websites, youtube or even through applications on your phone. You……...

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With a name like ‘Nearing 30s’, this bar was practically baiting people like me. How would the drinks and ambience fare? Would they play music from the 90s? It was indeed an intriguing concept. I had to check it out. This bar is located on the second level of a row of sleepy shophouses in…

If you love seafood and fish, do check out the Noryangjin Fish Market! This market is the largest in Seoul, and is located within walking distance to Noryangjin subway station (quite aptly named) below: Here’s how the market works:

When I select hotels for any holiday, there are certain criteria I look for: 1. Location. 2. Convenience. 3. Cleanliness. With that, I’m glad to confirm that The Four Points by Sheraton Hotel at Namsan, Seoul passed all the above with flying colours! For a 4 star hotel, Four Points scored the most points with……...

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