Going to South Korea? Here are my visa-application survival tips

Back in 2012, I went to South Korea by accident. I was helping my sister work on her visa requirements when her friend had to stay in Manila due to family concerns. Since I already knew the drill and because I don't want my sister to travel on her own, I decided to submit their … Continue reading Going to South Korea? Here are my visa-application survival tips

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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 … Continue reading Bad Guys – finally a Korean drama loved by the Hubs

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 … Continue reading There is a light that never goes out

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 … Continue reading Poster for new JGS and MGY drama now out

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

A Saturday evening like no other: korean goodies PLUS a visit to the Filling Station

I live in Makati, a short ride away from the city's red light district. When I was still at the old job and carpooling with my friends, we always pass by this area and I make it a point to alight here and walk my way to the jeepney stand. Yeah, I know it's creepy … Continue reading A Saturday evening like no other: korean goodies PLUS a visit to the Filling Station