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Written by Steve Miller on January 8, 2013 in Travel
Jeju is Korea's largest island and often called "The Hawaii of Korea" or "Honeymooner's Paradise". With the island's recent inclusion into the New 7 Wonders, the small 1849 sqm. patch of land has seen more international visitors in the past year. This month on The Korea Blog, Featured Writer Steve Miller shares with you four travel itineraries designed to help visitors experience the most of this incredibly beautiful island.
Jeju is awesome and one could spend a lifetime exploring every nook and cranny of this amazing paradise. Unfortunately, most only have a few days to set foot on this beautiful island, and with so much to see and do, it's difficult to know where to start. While there are a number of buses that crisscross the island's roads, those wishing to truly experience Jeju are better off renting a car once arriving
Written by Suzy Chung on January 7, 2013 in Lifestyle
Happy New Year! It is 2013, the Year of the Snake. Among all the 12 symbols of the zodiac, the snake is probably regarded as the most dubious; its flickering tongue, slimy skin, poisonous looking fangs and rather sneaky way of moving casts it in a most unfriendly and intimidating light. Whatever culture to which we are exposed, most of us are familiar with the snake as an omen of evil or misfortune, a creature of bad tidings.
However, because the snake regularly sheds its skin and renews itself, goes into hibernation in the winter to be "reborn" in the spring; these characteristics has also let it to be revered as a symbol of renaissance and immortality. Moreover, as the snake lays many eggs – hundreds at times – it also represents fertility, prosperity, and abundance
Added the upcoming Korean movie "Koala"'s page to HanCinema database (2013)
Directed by Kim Joo-hwan-I
With Park Yeong-seo, Song Yoo-ha, Park Jin-joo, Park Yong-yeon, Park Keun-rok, Jeong Jae-ho-I,...
Best friends Don and Jon open a gourmet hamburger restaurant named "Burgerboy". Their lack of experience leads to severe financial crisis from the beginning. Waitress Woori joins the restaurant, and the situation continues to get worse. In the face of bankruptcy, Burgerboy continues to reinvent itself for survival.
Release date in Korea : 2013/03
Korean movie of the week omnibus "Sorry, Thanks" (2011)
Directed by Lim Soon-rye, Oh Jeom-gyoon, Park Heung-sik, Song Il-gon
With Kim Ji-ho, Seo Tae-hwa, Ahn Seo-hyeon, Ha Neul-i, Kim Yeong-min, Lee So-yoon,...
Also known as "Living With The Animals" (동물과 함께 사는 세상, Dong-mool-gwa Ham-gge Sa-neun Se-sang)
"Sorry, Thanks" is an omnibus film by four filmmakers who each contributed a short film about the relationships between humans and their pets.
According to relevant groups, including Korea Animal Rights Advocates, there are about 10,000 pets in Korea, meaning that an average family of four has one, whether it is a dog, cat or an exotic animal such as an iguana
A couple of days ago, Cynthia wrote a very convincing article on SM Entertainment’s overuse of borrowing copyrighted material from other artists, and thus giving its artists unoriginal lead singles whose musicality doesn’t deviate very far from the original. These “lazy remakes” are essentially Korean covers of English songs which knowledgeable fans of the international music scene can quickly and easily identify. With the most recent example being S.M. The Performance’s “Spectrum,” a cover of Zedd’s 2012 summer hit in the electronic dance genre, SM has had a long history of turning English songs into popular Korean singles. f(x)’s “Hot Summer” and “Pinocchio,” SNSD’s “Dancing Queen,” SHINee’s “Juliette” and “Love Like Oxygen” (remake of “Show the World” by Martin; see linked article for information on other originals) and Super Junior’s “Miracle” (“Knock Out” by Triple 8) are examples of remade English songs which SM artists have promoted, most of which were within the span of just two to three years after the original was released