Flash Mobs have been taking the world by storm for quite some time now, leaving us baffled, amazed and amused. For those unfamiliar with the term, a flash mob is a group of people who assemble suddenly in a public place to perform an unusual or seemingly pointless act for a brief moment before quickly dispersing. Dance flash mobs seem to be the most common … Continue reading Seoul Flash Mobs: Pillow Fight!
This past weekend I attended the Pokemon Champions Day event held at the Dongdaemun Design Plaza. I had been looking forward to it for quite some time for one big yellow adorable reason… the Pikachu Parade! I have seen photos and videos of this event from when it was held last year in Japan. The sheer idea of a furry little mob of oversized Pikachu walking … Continue reading Pokemon Champions Day in Seoul: Pikachu Chaos
UPDATE: There are only three shows remaining. Don’t miss your chance to see this amazingly funny and enchanting production. Reserve your tickets asap! The stage production of William Shakespeare’s enchanting and wicked comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream will be opening this Saturday night at the Kim Dong Soo Playhouse near 혜화역 (Hyewha Station). The show will be directed by Ray Salcedo and presented by the Seoul Shakespeare Company (서울 … Continue reading A Midsummer Night’s Dream
The stage production of “Nightmare Before Christmas the Musical” opened this past weekend at the Sangmyung Arts Center in Seoul. Complete with elaborate dance numbers, a live orchestra, and an accomplished cast of expats and Koreans, director Susan K. Morgan brought Tim Burton’s masterpiece to life in front of a more than enthusiastic audience. While this is certainly not my first time on stage, it is … Continue reading Nightmare Before Christmas the Musical
As we move further into October, people stateside begin to anticipate one of the most exciting nights of the year… Halloween! Living in Korea I had come to terms that there would be certain holidays that I would have to give up: American Thanksgiving, Fourth of July, Super Bowl Sunday and even Halloween. As the expat community continues to grow and the younger Korean generation … Continue reading Haebongchon Guided Ghost Tour
새해 복 많이 받으세요, Happy Lunar New Year everyone!!! In Korea, 설날 (Seol-nal) marks the first day of the new year on the lunar calendar and is one of the most important holidays of the year. Being a family holiday, most people venture out to the countryside to spend this holiday gathered at the homes of their grandparents, but lucky for me my boyfriend’s grandmother lives … Continue reading A Hanbok for the New Year
Aside from my devotion to dance, I am also an avid lover of art. Ever since I was old enough to hold a pencil, my dad taught me how to draw. I suppose it was only natural that I find a boyfriend who shares the same interest. Although neither one of us went into art as a major we do still sketch for fun and … Continue reading A Look into Tim Burton’s Seoul
I did it! After three years, I finally got to check out the Seoul Lantern Festival. Every year I planned to see it, but I always got the dates wrong or just totally forgot. So, I finally got my chance to gaze upon the luminous wonder that is the lantern festival and it did not disappoint. The festival opened on Friday, November 2nd over by … Continue reading Light Up the Night
Ok so maybe not a run… more like a crawl, a pub crawl to be exact. Actually let me back this story up a little bit. Saturday evening I was in 홍대 (Hongdae) heading back home from Bau House with my puppy and boyfriend when we noticed a group of foreigners dressed in Santa gear. It was a little random, but hey it’s Hongdae, I’ve seen … Continue reading Santa Run!
While most people have to wait for the first snowfall to enjoy winter sports, those of us lucky enough to live in Korea do not. Not only can you enjoy ski and snowboarding demos and competitions in Korea, but right here in Seoul on the of fashion paved streets of Rodeo in 압구정 (Apgujeong). Nike and Monster are hosting “Winter Jam Seoul” from the 19th-20th. If … Continue reading Nike Winter Jam Seoul 2011