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Things that are big in Korea, making it big in London

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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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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London Supermarkets Go Korean!

“Korean” is a food trend spreading far and wide across the globe, and the K-food fad is hot in London right now. As far as I was concerned, it wasn’t quite mainstream enough to be stocked in leading supermarkets, though. … Continue reading

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Bringing Korea Home

Quite a few of my maties are in Korea at the moment- either on a trip, or doing their teaching year. Apart from being insanely jealous, I’ve also been thinking about what I’m going to ask them to bring back … Continue reading

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KOREA in London’s Tate Modern

The Korean Cultural Centre provides plentiful and diverse Korean art exhibitions for Londoners. It’s always a nice surprise to happen upon examples of Korean art elsewhere in the city, which is why I was happy to stumble across Do Ho Suh’s Energy … Continue reading

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