K-Culture: Lesson 2 – Korean Kinship Terms

The infamous Korean term 'oppa' has been used by so many fangirls that a rookie K-Drama fan is probably confuse of the word's proper usage. In K-dramaverse, there are a lot of other ways a character addresses his/her interlocutor and determining what term to use highly depends on age, seniority, and social status. There are tons…

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K-Culture: Lesson 1 – Three Kingdoms

Sageuk dramas are like all-in-one package; there's romance, family angst, politics, and of course, an instant history lesson. For many international viewers, Korean period dramas are the foremost introductory platform into the rich culture of the East Asian peninsula nation. Historical productions highlight Korea's arts, architecture, and social order. Although many popular sageuk dramas contain…

K-Lookbook: Shin Min-ah (Tomorrow with You)

Annyeong Ahjummamshies! Are you one of those k-drama fans who can't help but notice how well-styled your favorite character is? Or those who become frustrated whenever your favorite actress comes out with angry-bird-like eyebrows and bird-nest hairstyles? Worry no more because your kiyowo dongsaeng will be your companion with all the wows and nays of fashion…