It seems that all our k-pop cuties are trading in their cutesy facades recently for a more mature look and Wonder Girls are no exception. Back from shooting their Teen Nick movie “Wonder Girls at the Apollo” and stepping away from their retro image, Wonder Girls have returned to Korea with a dark sleek sexy new look and of course a new album “Wonder World.” … Continue reading Wonder No More; The Girls are Back!
I love holidays along with any excuse to do something out of the ordinary. Thankfully Korea is full of random holidays and one is just a day away, Peppero (빼빼로) Day! This year Pepero Day is extra super duper special because it lands on November 11, 2011 (11.11.11), thus making it Millennium Pepero Day, a date which only appears on the calendar once every 1,000 years. First you may be wondering, … Continue reading A Cookie for the Millennium
What’s a dragon without a little smoke right? Well, earlier this month k-pop star Kwon Ji Yong better known as G-Dragon and leader of boy band Big Bang, was taken in by authorities in Seoul for smoking marijuana. While I find the news to be a bit old, discussions are still forming about the topic and questions are still being asked. So, this is the 411. … Continue reading Puff the Magic G-Dragon
The girls of 소녀시대 (SNSD) aka Girls Generation are back with a fresh song and a sexy new look. Their latest single ‘The Boys,’ dropped just earlier this month on an international level, releasing the song in both Korean and English worldwide. For all you k-pop loving foreigners out there, your dreams of being able to sing SNSD at the 노래방 (noraebang) can finally become a … Continue reading Callin’ Out “The Boys”
What I thought was a little rainfall has apparently turned into a downpour, which in turn has transformed into a flooding all throughout Seoul and is now being called the worst rainstorm to hit South Korea in over a century. Hailing from sunny California (around the Los Angeles area), I’ve never experienced this kind of weather before and I certainly didn’t expect to experience it at the end of … Continue reading My Weathered Seoul