Street of Youth – Itaewon

Khushi Vaid, New Delhi Wandering the streets of Itaewon, you’d never guess that Korea is one of the most culturally homogenous countries in the world. Itaewon, located south of Namsan Mountain in the heart of Seoul, is home to the majority of immigrants in Korea, making it a unique blending pot of cultures and religions…

7 Reasons to Visit Seoul

Pratyusha Dash, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh From swoon-worthy scenery, to kimchilicious food, 7 reasons why Seoul should be your next travel destination! A blast from the past on the streets of the present Along with the modern streets bustling with futuristic innovations, there are many historical gems that you can easily find all around Seoul….

K-Fashion: Casual Blazers, A Key to Elegance

Sanchita Bathija, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh As we see the increasing popularity of the Hallyu wave, people are getting inspired from K- pop to K-dramas and of course K- fashion. If we talk about K-Fashion in particular; the uniqueness of Korean fashion is a sort of oversized, comfortable, cute, aesthetic, sometimes relaxed and rocking, or baggy…

8 Fascinating Facts About South Korean Culture

Rupali Teresa Kujur, Ranchi, Jharkhand Are you still confused about the South Korean culture you love so much or have explored it recently? Never mind; let me familiarize some spellbinding idiosyncrasies of Korean culture. Here we are presenting 8 fascinating facts about South Korean culture: 1. Ondol System Ondol, also known as goodle (구들), is a sub-floor heating structure designed to fight against…

Seoul Lantern Festival 2021

Ekta Aggarwal, New Delhi: The Seoul Lantern Festival (서울빛초롱축제) held yearly for the past thirteen years is a vivid celebration of lights in South Korea and is one of the most famous celebrations across Seoul. It is one festival celebrated in Seoul that you should see to encounter the astonishing sights! The festival is organized by Seoul Tourism Organization and is sponsored by Seoul Metropolitan Government.

The Tradition and History of Korean Pottery

Khushi Sharma, New Delhi: “What amount of art would be needed to produce an artless art?” In regard to the answer, Korean ceramics are the perfect example for marking effortlessness. By just looking at the piece of pottery one can feel the essentials it carries in its intentions. Korea- “the land of morning calm” possesses a long history of clay and its beauty. Living through different dynasties the interplay of clay, glaze, and temperature became eternal. Thus, eternity is not only a part of Korean culture instead it imparts a lot about the culture within.

K-Interview: Youtuber and Vlogger Ellie Jones

Sanskriti Pun, New Delhi: Ellie Jones is a UK based YouTuber who makes vlogs about South Korea which includes exploring different cities, her lifestyle, and much more. Her videos have a fun vibe to match which is suitable for any age group. She has also travelled many countries in Europe in her van and has videos on it too. Here is an excerpt of her interview with Hallyuism:

K-Fashion: Basic Styling Trends

Sanchita Bathija, Gwalior, Madhya Pradhesh: The interest in Korean fashion and styling has increased in the recent times amongs millenials and Gen Zs in many countries. Seoul is swiftly becoming one of the fashion capitals globally. Popularity of K-Fashion is increasing day by day due to the increased popularity and widespread reach of Korean media, K-Dramas and K-Pop around the world. Here, we are covering some basic Koreanstyling trends. Take a look!

K-Pop MVs Screening Glimpses of Nature

Khushi Sharma, New Delhi; Diya Nair, Kochi, Kerala; Khushi Vaid, New Delhi: K-Pop MVS are astoundingly known for their peculiar shooting; capturing every detail as much as possible. They try presenting minute details regarding colour, contrast, lightening, depth and composition. Regardless of the budget, they try to capture every complexity of the scene, resulting in pleasant aesthetics and vibrance. It is said that our emotions are connected to music while at the same time connected to the nature. To celebrate this imperishable bond here are some K-pop songs that celebrate nature of South Korea.

K-Food Review: Korean Marinated Crab

M. Janakavi, Namakkal, Tamilnadu: Have you ever tasted Korean Marinated Raw crab? This name is quite misleading, as many folk expect it to be a raw crab, but it turns out to be a well-fermented crab dish. Let me bring in to you a salivating and tempting appetite recipe of the Korean marinated Raw Crab dish. This dish is known as Gejang, where Ge means Crab and Jang means soy sauce in Korean. It is popularly called as Kanjang Gejang, meaning marinated Raw crabs in Soy Sauce. Also, some regions in Korea call it as Gejeot as it stands for salty fermented seafood served with Rice as a side dish.