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Military standoff between India and China at Doklam Plateau

Military standoff between India and China at Doklam Plateau

On July 2015, Indian member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor, speaking at the Oxford Union Debate, made pertinent comments regarding the British. Making references to a common phrase used to illustrate the sheer extent of Britain’s power in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, he said, “No wonder that the sun never set on the British […]

Tattoo Culture in South Korea: Interview with Tattoo Shy and TK

Tattoo Culture in South Korea: Interview with Tattoo Shy and TK

South Koreans are known for being self-aware of their physical appearance and for a long time, having tattoos was not considered a “good thing”. Oftentimes, one would be thought of as a gangster or someone up to no good if they received a tattoo. This negative perception of tattoos in Korea hasn’t completely changed: for […]

Backpacking around Korea’s Hidden Gem, Jeju

Backpacking around Korea’s Hidden Gem, Jeju

Jeju is, by far, Korea’s most popular tourist destination. The Island had always been crowded with Chinese tourists, but lately, as tensions arose between China and Korea over THAAD, few Chinese have chosen to vacation in Jeju. Instead, travelers from Korea, Southeast Asia, America, and Europe have been increasing each year. Tourist organizations, seeing this […]

Jeju Guide for Backpackers: Rocks, Wind and Haenyo

Jeju Guide for Backpackers: Rocks, Wind and Haenyo

Jeju is, by far, Korea’s most popular tourist destination. The Island had always been crowded with Chinese tourists, but lately, as tensions arose between China and Korea over THAAD, few Chinese have chosen to vacation in Jeju. Instead, travelers from Korea, Southeast Asia, America, and Europe have been increasing each year. Tourist organizations, seeing this […]

“To Pass Down All that I Have Learned and Gained to Students”

“To Pass Down All that I Have Learned and Gained to Students”

Former UN ambassador Oh Joon is known amongst diplomats as one with good manners, with proficiency in the English language, who can also play the drums, and sends hand-drawn cards for New Year’s greetings. As the writer, I completely agree with such descriptions, but I also have one more thing to add. Oh Joon is […]

Hera Seoul Fashion Week 2017 FW Day 3, 4&5

Hera Seoul Fashion Week 2017 FW Day 3, 4&5

Seoul Fashion Week 2017 F/W collections have drawn to its close already; however, let’s take a look at some of my best collections from the last three days of SFW. If you haven’t read my two articles in regarding to this season, take a look at these links below: Article1: Seoul Fashion Week 2017: “Favorite […]

Estrelladew for the working women

Estrelladew for the working women

Seul Lee is a young, vibrant and smart entrepreneur who is based in Seoul, South Korea. She started up her own business that produces bathrobes, masks for women, wash bands etc. The reason behind this was that she wanted the average working women to relax after work. We met Seul at a hip coffee shop […]

Successful North Korea Missile Launch; Stern Response by Moon Administration

Successful North Korea Missile Launch; Stern Response by Moon Administration

N.K. says it successfully test-fires new ballistic missile [Yonhap] SEOUL, May 15 (Yonhap) — North Korea said Monday it has successfully tested-fired a new ground-to-ground medium long-range ballistic missile, claiming that the U.S. mainland is within its striking range. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un observed the launch of the rocket, called the Hwasong-12, on Sunday, […]

President Moon…”Straight to Work!”

President Moon…”Straight to Work!”

    Moon talks to Trump, early meeting promised [Joongang Daily] The leaders of South Korea and the United States on Wednesday vowed to maintain close cooperation in handling North Korea’s nuclear threats in their first phone talks, Seoul’s presidential office said. President Moon Jae-in and U.S. counterpart Donald Trump also agreed to hold a […]

China: An Unnoticed Giant

China: An Unnoticed Giant

The relations between China and South Korea are bad. In March a poll indicated China overtook Japan as Korea’s most disliked foreign nation. The reason is simple: the South Korean decision to deploy the THAAD missile defense system annoyed China which reacted with introducing the “unofficial” but biting sanctions against South Korean companies. This is […]

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