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An Afternoon at Petite France 1

An Afternoon at Petite France

Petite France is a famous filming location of Korean dramas. Among them are “Beethoven Virus”, “Secret Garden” and the recently concluded “The Man from the Stars”. I saw all three dramas and I wanted...

To me, Korea is… video contest! 0

To me, Korea is… video contest!

Remember the “I love Korea because…” video contest held two years ago? Here’s the follow-up to that contest… “To me, Korea is…” video contest ~ presented by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Arirang...

Filipina nanny in Korea 16

Filipina nanny in Korea

Remember the movie “The Taste of Money”? It is a Korean film that includes Maui Taylor. She plays the role of a Filipina nanny in Korea of a “chaebol” family. Her son and daughter...

Korean Scandal: Moms in the Philippines 9

Korean Scandal: Moms in the Philippines

A topic that made it to the trending list of Daum tonight is that of Korean moms in the Philippines. On MBC’s Reality Eye, they featured a story on Korean moms accompanying their children...

South Korea marriage visas 0

South Korea marriage visas

April 1st is when the “toughen” requirements for South Korea marriage visas will take effect. The new visa rules were announced in October with a six-month grace period. Korea Herald posted a story: Read...

Scene in Seoul: Cherry blossoms bloomed early 5

Scene in Seoul: Cherry blossoms bloomed early

The Hangang-Yeouido Spring Flower Festival is scheduled from April 18-20 this year. Yeouido is famous for the road circling the National Assembly that is lined with cherry blossoms. It could get crazy during the...

Long-term stay for parents and family of Filipino married to Korean 12

Long-term stay for parents and family of Filipino married to Korean

Is there a way for parents or a family member of a Filipino, who is married to Korean, to stay in South Korea for a period longer than 90 days? Yes, it’s possible for...

Recipe: Korean Toast Sandwich 1

Recipe: Korean Toast Sandwich

A typical Korean breakfast consists of rice, soup and side dishes BUT my husband usually only have 5 minutes for breakfast before he heads to work. And while he’s preparing for work, I prepare...