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Test: Are You a Carb Addict?
Test: Are You a Carb Addict?

Get to know yourself better by testing to see if you are a carb addict. How many people actually sit down and relax to enjoy a meal? Do you really think about what you are eating or do you just eat what you crave for? This quiz to evaluate one’s addiction to carbohydrate has been […]

Brrr! Winter Survival Tips in Korea – By: Dianna
Brrr! Winter Survival Tips in Korea – By: Dianna

Feel the cold? Get winter survival tips! When I first arrived in Seoul in late August, I felt that all the warnings I had been given about Seoul weather were exaggerated. I especially scoffed at them when fall came, and I was greeted by refreshing sunshine and cool breezes every day for several weeks. I […]

Icing for Bike Lovers
Icing for Bike Lovers

For the love of Bike Lovers – 2014 Seoul Bike Show will be held at COEX. For “bike lovers” – Lately lots of people have an interest in environment and well-being and the items related to these are more popular. Bike lovers are growing more and more each day. Bikes are the best product to […]

What Happened to Tea in Korea?
What Happened to Tea in Korea?

  With the overflowing amount of cafes opening in every corner, various Asian teas are beginning to lose its spotlight. Stereotypically, when people think of Asian drinks, tea is the first one to come through their minds (not coffee!). This does not exclude the scene in Korea. You are in Korea, why not try some […]

Thigh Size Linked to Diabetes
Thigh Size Linked to Diabetes

A very interesting news article from Korea Herald. A thinner thigh is associated with an increased risk of diabetes in both men and women, a Korean medical team has concluded. Professor Jee Sun-ha of Yonsei University’s Graduate School of Public Health and his team conducted a study on 320,000 adults aged 30 to 79 who […]

DIY Cheese Fries (recipe)
DIY Cheese Fries (recipe)

O-gamja (potato chips)?Cheese Fries If you were to compare Outback Steakhouse’s famous ‘Aussie cheese fries to a snack, O-gamja cheese fries would be your closest bet. Ingredients O-gamja chips Cheese (string cheese is most convenient) Bacon Instructions Sprinkle cheese on top of the O-gamja chips. (If you’re using string cheese remember to peel!) Put the […]

Boribap, a healthy choice for vegans
Boribap, a healthy choice for vegans

Boribap is a popular twist on Bibimbap in that it uses barley rice and often tends to surround itself with a lot more banchan, making it a great alternative for vegetarian-leaning stomachs. Boribap restaurants can be found all over the place, but specifically, you can expect to see them near the base of mountains that […]

E-mart in Daegu seeks to downplay rumors of selling US beef
E-mart in Daegu seeks to downplay rumors of selling US beef

E-mart is suffering from a misleading advertisement where they tout “E-mart sells U.S. LA Galbi”. People had misunderstood LA styled Australian beef ribs as being U.S. beef ribs. As of right now, U.S. beef is being sold in South Korea. After the ‘US beef announcement’ went into effect, E-mart started taking heat from netizens for […]

“How do I brush my molar?”
“How do I brush my molar?”

The 63rd annual Teeth Day is pretty big time for these young 6 year olds at Suseong Government’s Health Center, as they get schooled on how to properly brush their first molars. (From Imaeil)