Managing Spring Allergies in Korea

Do you suffer from springtime allergies? Spring is a beautiful season in South Korea, with an array of different types of flowers blooming and temperatures warming up after a long, cold winter. However, for many people, spring also brings seasonal allergies. Understanding the types of allergens that occur in Korea may help you manage your … Read more

Spring Festivals in South Korea

Do you love a fun festival on a beautiful spring day? Don’t miss the spring festivals across South Korea. If you already know about festival culture in South Korea, click here to jump to the spring festival list. Spring in South Korea Many consider spring in South Korea as March, April, and May. Therefore, we … Read more

Awesome Blossoms: Cherry Blossom Info for Pyeongtaek

Updated: 2021 Cherry Blossom season is coming up and it is a beautiful and iconic time in Korea. There were festivals from the top to bottom and left to right of the country prior to the pandemic. We felt the pressure to race around the country to find the best festival with the best events. All … Read more

Spring Flower Festivals and Fun

Looking for spring flower festival information? You’ve come to the right place. About Spring Flower Season From March through May, spring flowers bloom across South Korea. Arboretums across the country will host festivals and show off their stunning gardens. The country is covered with stunning locations to view copious amounts of blooms that will make … Read more

10 Best Cafes for Cherry Blossom Viewing

Try these 10 best cafes for cherry blossom viewing in South Korea. A fun way to relax and enjoy the spring flowers. About Cherry Blossom Season in South Korea Spring in Korea really begins with the Cherry Blossom 벚꽃 Season. People will drive for hours just for their own beautiful pictures with and of these … Read more

Stunning Arboretums in South Korea

Arboretums are for Everyone Whether you have a deep admiration for the great outdoors, want to inspire an appreciation for nature, or you just need socially distancing alternatives during a pandemic, the many arboretums in South Korea are fun for people of all ages. They are often free or have affordable admission rates. Additionally, each … Read more

April K-Drama: The Heirs

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The South of Seoul featured K-drama for April is a popular series that aired in 2013, “The Heirs.” The drama’s compelling characters, complex relationships, and dramatic plot twists have kept viewers riveted from beginning to end. Therefore, this is a must-watch for anyone who loves a good coming-of-age story or romantic drama. Breaking Down the Cultural Knowledge … Read more

SOS Book Club Pick: Korean Folk Tales

Korean Folk Tales: Imps, Ghosts, and Fairies is a book of Korean folk tales translated in 1913 when Japan ruled Korea. Under that rule, Japan worked to eradicate Korean culture by destroying historical places, outlawing traditions, and much more. The telling and translation of Korean stories during that time feels especially significant. About the South … Read more

A Year to Learn Korean Cooking: Braised Tofu

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Today, let’s learn about cooking Korean spicy braised tofu/dubu jorim 두부조림. This delicious braised tofu dish is a little bit sweet and savory. Although typically served as a banchan (side dish), or small side dish, it can be enjoyed as a main dish when paired with rice or noodles. In addition, it is a great … Read more