Posts tagged Winter Sonata

Top Ten Things to Do in Korea (with P...

Here’s a list of the top ten things you should do if you visit South Korea. These suggestions are based on my experience when I lived in Seoul. The activities will give you a good taste of what Korea has to offer. My ranking is based on how fun they are and how close they are to Seoul. 1. Walking tour (Seoul): Take a walking tour of Gyeongbok [...]

Straight from the Headlines (2005 Edi...

Al Jazeera in Talks to Purchase ‘The Onion’ Doha, Qatar (RFN) – Arab network seeks to expand U.S. presence by purchasing popular U.S. news source ahead of highly anticipated IPO Qatar-based Al Jazeera is in negotiations to purchase a majority stake in The Onion, a popular U.S. news source.  Al Jazeera spokesman Jihad Ballout refused to [...]

Hanliu / Hallyu (한류)

Hanliu / Hallyu (한류)
Hanliu (한류), also known as hallyu or the “Korean Wave,” refers to the Korean cultural phenomenon now sweeping across East and Southeast Asia.  Korean culture is hot right now, especially in Japan and China.  Asians are discovering the uniqueness and intrigue of a place once known as the Hermit Kingdom.  The phenomenon started wit [...]