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My KIIP Citizenship Test Experience
Guide to Immigrant Women Living in Korea Korea Immigration and Integration Program (KIIP)

My KIIP Citizenship Test Experience

This blog is about the KIIP course, my citizenship test experience and some tips and advice on how to prepare, study and pass the said test.   I arrived in Korea in 2016 and after a few months, I started studying Korean because I came here without studying the language and it made me crazy that …

Korean Folktale/Stories

[Korean Folktale] The Red Bean Porridge Grandma and the Tiger

Have you ever heard about the Korean folktales? This time let’s find out the story of the ‘The Red Bean Porridge Grandma and the Tiger’.   This lantern is currently displayed at the 2019 Seoul Lantern Festival located at the Cheonggyecheon stream. Every lantern has its own story and meaning that is the reason why …

Holidays, Festivals, and Events

2019 Seoul Lantern Festival: Your Seoul, Light your Dream

The 2019 Seoul Lantern Festival theme is Your Seoul, Light through Dream which features the beautiful lanterns from our favorite fairy tales. Check out this article for more wonderful and more twinkling lanterns.  Yearly, the Seoul Lantern Festival (서울빛초롱축제) is held throughout the period from the first Friday of November to the third Sunday of …

Holidays, Festivals, and Events Sights and Attractions Themed Parks

Haneul Park: A Landfill Turned Into Heaven

When Haneul Park once a landfill turned into heaven and the best place to visit during the autumn season in Seoul at the World Cup Park. In Korean, haneul means “sky” and the park literally offers you the view of the sky and the anticipating views of the land of Seoul and Han River. Haneul …

Holidays, Festivals, and Events

2019 Seoul Lantern Festival (서울빛초롱축제)

This November 1 to 17, let’s check out the lightning of the 2019 Seoul Lantern Festival (서울빛초롱축제) at the Cheonggyecheon stream up to the Supyogyo Bridge. Yearly, the Seoul Lantern Festival is held throughout the period from the first Friday of November to the third Sunday of November.  Every year a lot of locals and …

One Day Seoul History Tour
Folk Villages Palaces & Museums Sights and Attractions

One Day Seoul History Tour with Seoul Museum of History

It was a great chance and opportunity when I was chosen as one of the winners of the One Day Seoul History Tour with the Seoul Museum of History. In this article I will share my experience of joining the said event and what are the things I have learned.  How did I join? If you are …

Korean Drama Filming Sites Sights and Attractions

Dongdaemun Design Plaza and Park in Seoul

Dongdaemun is a historical place in Seoul in which you can see an extraordinary structure and this is the Dongdaemun Design Plaza. Let’s find out what can we see and do here. Dongdaemun Design Plaza and Park in Seoul Dongdaemun Design Plaza (동대문 디자인 플라자) or DDP has an impressive structure of modern architecture. Designed …

King Sejong
Palaces & Museums Personal Musings Sights and Attractions

Hangeul Day: Celebration of the Korean Alphabet

In Korea, Hangeul or 한글 is the main language of the country. Have you been wondering when is Hangeul Day? The celebration of the Korean Alphabet? Let’s find out here. What is Hangeul Day? Every country has its own language and the same with the Philippines which celebrates the Buwan ng Wika. In Korea,  the  …

Korean Drama Filming Sites Restaurants & Themed Cafes

Sanmotoonge Café: Coffee Prince’s Filming Location

Have you ever seen the Korean drama of Gong Yoo and Yun Eun-Hye? Let’s find out what’s Sanmotoonge Café: Coffee Prince’s filming location. Coffee Prince Story Coffee Prince or 커피프린스 1호점 is a 2007 TV series aired on MBC which stars Yoon Eun-hye, Gong Yoo, Lee Sun-kyun, and Chae Jung-an. This is based on a novel written by …

Sights and Attractions Travel Guide to Korea

A Guide to The War Memorial of Korea

Visiting Korea and wanna know the place where the Philippines once became part of Korea’s history? Here’s a guide to the “The War Memorial of Korea”. A Guide to The War Memorial of Korea The War Memorial of Korea or 전쟁기념관 is the world’s largest memorial. Located in Yongsan-gu, Seoul and established on June 10, …

Seoul City Wall
Sights and Attractions Travel Guide to Korea

Seoul City Wall: A Living Memory of Seoul’s History

Have you ever heard of the Seoul City Wall? The wall that serves as the living memory of Seoul’s history and the most precious wall in the world. If not yet, let’s find out here, chingudeul! What is the Seoul City Wall? The Seoul City Wall is the oldest and largest wall in the world …

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