Bad Guys – finally a Korean drama loved by the Hubs

Like fashion, shoes and cosmetics, the love of Korean drama is something that is solely the women and the fashionable gay men’s territory. Korean dramas usually follow a certain formula — just enough of syrupy goodness to make every woman fall in love, a good mix of comedy to lighten the mood and gut-wrenching scenes…

The world is a few Google Map clicks away

Technology is a wondrous, wondrous thing. I spent the day touring the streets of Ginza, Shibuya and then had a quick jaunt at Mt. Fuji. When I grew bored salivating the many amazing sights of Japan, I made a quick jump at Namsan in Seoul, and revisited my old neighborhood in Myeongdong. I made a…

Looking for a place to stay (Day 50/Project 365)

I love going on trips because there’s nothing I love more than arranging itineraries, looking for places where we can stay and drawing a day to day budget for every trip. Yet, with less than three weeks to go before we go to Seoul, we have yet to find a place where we can stay….

There is a light that never goes out

“SEOUL, South Korea — The South Korean military went to “crisis status” on Tuesday and threatened military strikes against the North after the North fired dozens of shells at a South Korean island, killing two South Korean soldiers and setting off an exchange of fire in one of the most serious clashes between the two…

Poster for new JGS and MGY drama now out

The cast–Moo Geun-young, Jang Geun-seok, Kim Jae-wook, and Kim Hyo-jin— of the new manhwa adaptation “Mary Stayed Out All Night” recently had a photo shoot for their poster last October 6. One of the best blogs in Korean entertainment, DramaBeans provided an entertaining and informative discourse on the new drama. (Please read it here) Save…

Kim Hyun-joong is hooot, but…can he act?

Kim HyunJoong fans before you misconstrue this post as a hit against your idol, may I invite you to read the whole thing first before you pelt me with his CDs and attack me with your sticks? Granted that KHJ has the face that could probably launch a thousand ships, naaay even maybe a whole…

CN Blue releases 3rd teaser

My source for all things Korean, Popseoul, has announced the released of CN Blue’s third teaser. The teaser features the group bassist, Lee Jung-shin in “Untouchable” As expected, they will be releasing my oppa Yung-hwa’s teaser last. Ugh, the agony of waiting… Credits: Pictures from Popseoul

RIP SK ex-pres Roh Moo Hyun

Just a short note paying my respects to South Koream former leader Roh Moo Hyun, who passed away yesterday, due to apparent suicide. President Roh was a humanitarian lawyer, who prided himself of clean governance when he was still the President of South Korea. Shortly, after his term, he was named in a corruption scandal which…