[Weekender] Cleaning delivered to your door with a simple tap

With temperatures slowly rising, the number of Koreans in long, padded jackets is dwindling. Coming on March 21 this year, the official start of spring is a traditional time for cleaning. And young...

Updated : 2018.03.09 16:56

[Weekender] Going on a ‘relationship diet’

A couple of years ago, college student Do Ji-eun unfollowed every single person she followed on Instagram. She started to follow people again, but choosing only those whom she really cared about. Pa...

Updated : 2018.03.09 16:53

[Weekender] The art of throwing away

My tiny studio apartment found its ideal identity as “home” only after I removed all the unnecessary items. It was at the school library where the idea of throwing away some of my personal belongi...

Updated : 2018.03.09 16:51

[Weekender] Korea faces possible new danger: earthquakes

Following a 4.8-magnitude earthquake detected near the coastal city of Pohang last month, experts are again voicing concerns that the Korean Peninsula may no longer be safe from strong shock waves. ...

Updated : 2018.03.02 15:21

[Weekender] Around the Hotels

Strawberry afternoon at Sheraton D Cube City For those who are unsure who filling a buffet of strawberries can be, Sheraton Seoul D Cube City has prepared a strawberry afternoon tea set. On an intri...

Updated : 2018.02.23 17:30

[Weekender] ‘What’s your flashing green light?’

“Gatsby and I, it was such a perfect coincidence. I just immediately related to him.” When PH-1, a 25-year-old rapper from the US, finished recording two tracks for his latest EP -- both of which ...

Updated : 2018.02.23 17:21

[Weekender] Dress down to be hip, hop on fashion stage

The hip-hop scene is characterized by its own style of dress -- its loose yet cool sense of fashion. Thanks to the music genre’s recent boom, more people than ever are seeking to dress like the rap...

Updated : 2018.02.23 17:20

[Weekender] Hip-hop: More than music

In the summer of 2013, Korea was set ablaze by a series of “diss tracks” shot out rapid-fire by local hip-hop artists. Rapper Swings kick-started it with a track attacking the entire Korean hip-ho...

Updated : 2018.02.23 17:17

[Weekender] Koreans spend century standing by Lunar New Year

A scene that may seem weird or unique to foreign bystanders is the common ritual in South Korea to celebrate the Lunar New Year: younger family members make a full bow, or saebae, to their elders, as...

Updated : 2018.02.14 14:55

[Weekender] Seollal as much a time for business as family

The holidays are a time for cheer and spending quality time with family, but it is also an important time of year in South Korea for solidifying business relationships -- with boxes filled with seawe...

Updated : 2018.02.14 14:38

[Weekender] Whose family first? Seollal depicts gender inequality at its rawest

Lunar New Year, or Seollal, like Christmas season in the West, is supposed to be a fun and relaxing family time. But for some -- especially married women in Korea -- the holiday is more regarded as a...

Updated : 2018.02.14 14:37

[Weekender] Around the Hotels

Valentine day at Millennium Seoul Hilton Millennium Seoul Hilton has prepared everything needed for the special day, from dinner to gifts. Gourmet six-course dinner can be met at the hotel’s Italia...

Updated : 2018.02.09 17:09

[Weekender] PyeongChang official stores greet sports fans nationwide

(Shot by Park Ju-young / Edited by Park Ju-young) The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games will kick off Friday and its official stores opened nationwide in Korea are welcoming sports fans from all...

Updated : 2018.02.09 11:08

[Weekender] Finding nostalgia and comfort in Korean soul food

The term “soul food” was coined in southern US states by African-Americans in the 1960s. Soul food reflected the sorrow and pain among slaves in the region who had to make do with the food they we...

Updated : 2018.02.02 17:08

[Weekender] Occupation-period restaurant secures ethnic recipe

Soul food and comfort food come in many different forms, from a multitude of recipes and origins. The word first originated from the US southern cuisine that provided comfort to Africans forced into...

Updated : 2018.02.02 14:12