[Weekender] What effect does boyangsik have on your body?

Amid the blistering summer heat, people are opting for healthy food to boost their energy and get their appetite back. From samgyetang to roasted eel, Korea has diverse summer dishes passed down from...

Updated : 2018.08.09 16:15

[Weekender] Koreans recharge with boyangsik

It has been almost a month since a heat wave began sweeping across Korea. With temperatures breaking records, the unbearable heat has sapped people’s strength and made them lose their appetites. He...

Updated : 2018.08.09 15:58

[Weekender] 5 surfing spots to ride the wave

For many people, Korea is probably not on their list of must-go surfing destinations. However, with the rising popularity of the sport, more people are discovering that they can actually catch some g...

Updated : 2018.08.02 17:51

[Weekender] Extra information about surfing in Korea

Indoor surfing at Flow House Seoul If traveling all the way to a beach does not fit your schedule, there is the option of indoor surfing at Flow House Seoul in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province. Practice b...

Updated : 2018.08.02 17:39

[Weekender] Surf’s up for Korea

“We met through surfing last year,” a young Korean couple holding on to surfboards said on a sunny day at Hajodae Beach in Yangyang, Gangwon Province. The two had their faces covered in thick sunbl...

Updated : 2018.08.02 17:37

[Weekender] Korean surfers break away from ‘surfer dude’ stereotypes

Surfing has become a new growing scene for Koreans in recent years. It is a sport or hobby more and more Koreans are eager to give a try amid the sweltering heat. Only a decade ago, hitting the wave...

Updated : 2018.08.02 15:53

[Weekender] What blood types are really about

In some East Asian countries, a person’s blood type is believed to determine personality traits including temperament and compatibility with others. However, the scientific community dismisses the ...

Updated : 2018.07.26 15:30

[Weekender] Stereotyping personalities -- by blood type

When getting to know someone in South Korea, there is a good chance that at one point or another, you will be asked, “What’s your blood type?” To outsiders, blood type may mean nothing more than...

Updated : 2018.07.26 15:21

[Weekender] Are men with type B blood really womanizers?

Kim Sang-hoon, 29, with type B blood rarely takes part in conversations about blood types linked with personalities. “Koreans have the misperception that a man with type B blood is selfish, a woman...

Updated : 2018.07.26 14:49

[Weekender] Ethereal summer escapes overseas

As the summer heat rolls through Korea, many are hoping to travel abroad for an enjoyable, relaxing vacation. With so many convincing options and intriguing places, it is often overwhelming to resear...

Updated : 2018.07.19 17:35

[Weekender] Summer getaways at hotels for ‘one-stop luxury’

Summer holidays are finally here. The idea of getting away from city life is always fun. But the reality is that it’s scorching outside, most of Korea is well over 30 Celsius degrees, and everywher...

Updated : 2018.07.19 17:35

[Weekender] Living, not just sightseeing, travel destinations

Back in college when you were backpacking across Europe, you jammed in as many activities to do as you could; every second counts when you’re traveling on the hard-earned money you made tutoring and...

Updated : 2018.07.19 17:20

[Weekender] Following palace murder trail on jaunty trip

YEONGWOL, Gangwon Province -- As the ferry leisurely sailed toward Cheongnyeongpo Cape, Gangwon Province, a needle-floored pine forest gradually rose from a distance. In the thick of sweltering summ...

Updated : 2018.07.19 16:25

[Weekender] The sneakers revolution

Carrie Bradshaw from “Sex and the City” and her collection of Manolo Blahnik stilettos were indisputably fashion icons of the 2000s. The pointy, faintly high heels symbolized feminine glamor and w...

Updated : 2018.07.12 17:09

[Weekender] Beat them with the ugly chic

The latest craze for sneakers has helped luxury designer brands think out of the shoebox. Marking a departure from conventional beauty and balance, designer brands have been introducing some experim...

Updated : 2018.07.12 17:07