Getting lost in the slightly-stinky Hongdae

Getting lost in the slightly-stinky Hongdae

This is what all the blog posts say: “Hongdae is lively,” “It’s where the night life is at,” “It’s cool and hip,” etc. This is what they don’t say: Hongdae smells like garbage. The first thing I noticed when I left through exit 6 of Hongik University station (the station where “Hongdae” is located) was the … Read More

It’s a conditional “go” for Sassy Go Go [minor spoilers]

It’s a conditional “go” for Sassy Go Go [minor spoilers]

Ah, another school-life drama about teenage rivalry and war against the authorities. Sassy Go Go met all my expectations and didn’t give me a single twist. The drama brings nothing new to the realm of school motifs but for some reason, I clung onto it and watched it until the very last second, even the … Read More

Falling in love with Yoona

Falling in love with Yoona

Im Yoona is undoubtedly one of the brightest stars in South Korea. She is part of the highly successful K-pop girl group, Girls’ Generation (SNSD), endorsing many brands and also partaking in Korean dramas. When she first started gaining popularity in 2007, I scoffed. I saw nothing special in her and I thought the public … Read More