Interview with Yonhap News journalists
by: Raine — Yonhap News Agency is the foremost organization in Korea for all of the up-and-coming news. A lot of the translated material we read on our English outlets and portals comes from this agency and the two reporters I got to interview Lee Eun-jung (K-pop specialist) and Yoon Go-eun (drama and film specialist).…
Korean Folk Village
by: Raine — Ever wonder where they record all of those historical scenes in dramas and films? The look of a sageuk is unmistakable and one beautiful Korean site that helps create it is the Korean Folk Village. It is a huge preserved property with genuine homes, hopes, and buildings from the Joseon period. It is…
Korean Film Archive
by: Raine — If you want to know all about Korea cinema and film, there is a place in Seoul that’s perfect for you: the Korean Film Archive. It’s packed with nearly 100 years of Korean film goodies including the awesome armor shown above from The Admiral. It shows the birth and development of Korean…
Cooking in Korea with food director Kim Su-jin
by: Raine — I love Korean food so it should come as no surprise that one of my most anticipated activities was a cooking class with Korea’s foremost food director, the elegant Kim Su-jin of the Food & Culture Academy. Above you’ll see my japchae, which was quite tasty if I do say so myself.…
Introduction to My Korea Trip!
by: Raine — Hi All! I’m off to Korea for the Korea Joa program sponsored by KOFICE! Read all about my upcoming plans! CLICK HERE! My adventures will be documented on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, the Dichotomy, and, of course, on Hancinema! check it all. Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/rainesdichotomy Twitter – https://twitter.com/Raine0211 Instagram – https://instagram.com/raine0211/ Blog – https://raine0211.wordpress.com/
Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest
by: Raine — If you live in Fort Collins, the changes are that you’ve heard of NewWestFest, one of the biggest festivals this hip Colorado town puts on. It’s a three day festival full of food, tunes, beer, rides, and all around merriment. Headliners hit the main stage at 8:30 each night and daytime sported…
Adventure to H-mart: A Korean food and language adventure!
by: Raine — In my wonderful little town of Fort Collins, Colorado there are many wonderful things to eat, fun places to go, and other fun to be had. For Korean foodies like me there are a couple of little convenience stores that sell the staples: kimchi, soy bean paste, and red pepper paste. But…