Author Archives: kimchisoul

Korea Blogs of 2012

HAPPY NEW YEAR, and hello 2013! Kimchi Soul blog posts were a little sporadic throughout 2012, mainly because since March, I’ve been writing as a featured blogger for the mighty The Korea Blog. And what a fun and interesting year it’s … Continue reading

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London Korean Film Festival 2012: Don’t Miss It!

The London Korean Film Festival (LKFF) 2012 starts tomorrow! The director of the festival promises that “Regardless if you are a connoisseur of Korean cinema or completely new to the country’s film scene we have created an exciting and varied program … Continue reading

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East Meets West: East Street Restuarant

There are two massive food fads happening in London right now: street food and East Asian food. East Street Restaurant in Rathbone Place twists them together for a restaurant experience like no other. Here, you’re transported to a generically buzzy, neon, dreamlike … Continue reading

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All Eyes on Korean ART

One of things I’ve enjoyed most about “All Eyes on Korea” so far is the breadth of colourful, quirky and eye-catching art on display. Here’s just a small selection to feast your eyes on: Re-Solutions: Visual Communication from Royal College … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Non-Fangirl (MBC Korean Culture Festival @ IndigO2, London)

I love Korean culture, and am obsessed with Korean-related events in London. Only, K-pop has always been something I’ve shied away from. I find it hard to accept it isn’t “my thing”, but maybe it just isn’t. I try to listen … Continue reading

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Seung-Jun Yi’s “Planet of Snail” @ICA, London

When asked what I don’t like about Korea, or rather, if there’s anything I’d like to see improved in the future, attitude and awareness to disability springs to mind. Korean society has so much respect for elderly people, but disability … Continue reading

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Beyond K-pop: ALL EYES ON KOREA

It’s no secret that London has gone K-pop crazy recently (but that’s another post!) however with all the frenzied and fanatical excitement, it’s easy for other areas of Korean culture to be somewhat overshadowed in the London limelight. Not any … Continue reading

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