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Here's What Ordinary Life Is Really Like in North Korea

This journalist and author says, "It's kind of like a very old-fashioned South Korea."
Daniel Tudor is a British journalist and author who is now based in Seoul, South Korea. He graduated with a degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from Oxford University and completed an MBA from the University of Manchester Business School. Besides working
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Here's What It's Really Like to Be a Rich Kid in North Korea

In case you're curious about the perks of being a real-life Seo Dan.
Every country has a jet set. The privileged one percent. Their wealth affords them luxuries that other people with lesser packed wallets can’t enjoy. But our common perception of this extravagant way of living is often shaped by our copious consumption of
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The Key Characters We're Most Likely to See Again in "Kingdom" Season 3

They were introduced in the second season to take on bigger roles!
If you haven’t watched the second season of Kingdom, a.k.a. Netflix’s zombie-slash-political K-drama, then this is your chance to look away now. (You were warned: Major spoilers ahead!!!) On the other hand, if you’re reading this because you’ve already finished all six
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These Kids Recreated the Iconic Scenes from "Crash Landing on You"

Even their outfits and poses are on point!
Still hung over Crash Landing on You? Well, you’re not the only one, that’s for sure. We’re coping with our separation anxiety by trying to look for anything and everything related to CLOY—that includes dissecting the designer outfits of both Yoon Se-ri
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Son Ye-Jin Just Donated 100 Million Won to Help Fight the Coronavirus Outbreak

Her donations will go to the affected residents of Daegu, which also happens to be her hometown.
Crash Landing on You's Son Ye-jin is contributing to the fight against the rapid spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) in South Korea.According to a report by Soompi, the actress recently donated 100 million won (approximately P4.2 million) to the city of Daegu,
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This Filipina Visited Captain Ri's Village in "Crash Landing on You"

Heading to South Korea? You should totally include this in your itinerary, too!
Our fave K-drama Crash Landing on You is down to its last two episodes, but that doesn't mean our love for Captain Ri (Hyun Bin) and Se-ri (Son Ye Jin) will end there. In fact, if you're visiting South Korea soon, you
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Seo Ji-Hye Already Has a New K-Drama Lined Up After "Crash Landing on You"

She'll be paired with Song Seung-heon from Endless Love: Autumn in My Heart!
Only two episodes left and our current K-drama obsession Crash Landing on You will finally come to a close—and yes, we're crying inside, too!TBH, we’re suffering from separation anxiety as early as now! But we bear good news that miiight take some
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"Parasite" Director Bong Joon-Ho Is Apparently a Huge Fan of Lino Brocka

The legendary Filipino filmmaker is one of his biggest inspirations.
Since the South Korean film Parasite made waves at last year's Cannes Film Festival, and subsequently garnered the covetable Palme d'Or, director Bong Joon-ho has been the director to watch—and his recent grand slam sweep at this year's Oscars seals the deal. During
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Oh No! South Korea's Jeju Island Is No Longer Visa-Free

They're imposing a temporary travel ban.
South Korea has suspended all visa-free entry to Jeju Island, barring Filipino tourists and 61 other foreign countries from easily entering the country without an approved visa.The new measure was placed in light of the novel coronavirus outbreak. “This temporary measure is
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Here's What's Real and What's Not About North Korea in "Crash Landing on You"

Apparently, it's socially unacceptable for North Korean women to wear their hair down!
There’s no question here: Crash Landing on You is everyone’s current K-drama addiction. The real controversy, however, lies in how accurately North Korea is actually being represented in tvN’s hit romantic comedy series. In fact, according to a recent report by Soompi,
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We're Obsessed with Seo Ji-Hye's Designer Outfits in "Crash Landing on You"

Confession: We clearly don't want Seo Dan for Ri Jeong-Hyeok, but we do love her outfits!
Don’t get us wrong. We’re all on Team Yoon Se-ri here. But just for the sake of the argument, it’s worth mentioning that our beloved heroine is not single-handedly waving the sartorial flag of everyone’s new K-drama obsession a.k.a. Crash Landing on You.
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Good News: Processing Time for Korean Visa Applications Just Got Faster!

BRB, booking a flight to SoKor.
In April 2019, the Korean Embassy announced that visa processing will increase from three days (frequent travelers) and five days (first-time travelers) to seven working days (for both). The number of days just kept increasing, which is understandable given that everyone just wants to visit Korea—and
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Here's How Son Ye-Jin Does Her Hair and Makeup in "Crash Landing on You"

She sometimes even does her own hair for it to look "natural."
It's no secret that Crash Landing on You is everyone's current K-drama obsession. It tells the story of a South Korean woman named Yoon Se-ri played by actress Son Ye-jin, who ends up in North Korea after a paragliding accident and eventually
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This Cool Travel Vlog Will Make You Want to Visit North Korea

It would actually be cool to see it for ourselves.
Hit the beach, attend a local festival, ride the metro—these are all token tourist-y things you'd normally do on a jaunt abroad...but did you know that they're just as fun in the once-forbidden land of North Korea?We know. There are a ton