A Fan Girl Goes to the Theatre – Shinheung Military Academy Musical

When the stars align and life hands you the opportunity to see one of your favorite Korean actors perform live, you jump on it!  I was recently able to snag tickets and attend the Daejeon performance of Shinheung Military Academy Musical, starring Ji Chang Wook, Kang Ha Neul, and Sung Gyu (from the k-pop group Infinite).  Since these three actor/singers are currently in the middle of their mandatory military service and have been MIA from our drama screens, it was an especially delightful way to end my time in Korea.  AND being able to watch Ji Chang Wook act on the stage, right in front of me, was all that I dreamed it would be!

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Family Trees With Shin Hye Sun

I watched Shin Hye Sun in a couple of shows this last year that took me off on a tangent with the Korean language. Have you ever noticed the subtitles not matching the names the characters are saying? Come and see what I noticed about how Koreans address each other, and then, if you have more information, please comment! (We have tried hard to find the correct word usage and romanization of the Korean words. Meaning, we scoured the internet and picked the brains of our members who are learning Korean. That said, we know we may have a few mistakes here, so let us know if you see something so we can use the correct term. -Clkytta)

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Thanksgiving Special: 5 Dramas That Will Make You Hungry

It’s Thanksgiving week and all I can think about is putting on my stretchy pants and sitting down with the family for some turkey and pumpkin pie. This got me thinking about Korean food and dramas that have made me hungry. Now, I know there will be dramas I’ve left off this list, but these are the dramas that made me seriously hungry. So grab a snack and join me on my foodie drama journey.

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Snackfever: Korean snacks and more!

I am a snacker, I love to snack while I’m watching my dramas. The problem is, I want to eat what I see on the screen or at least something similar. When you live in an area where there isn’t an Asian market, that’s a real problem. So while I was watching Let’s Eat a few years back, I went on the internet to see what kind of food I could order online. I discovered Snackfever and decided to give them a try.  Three years later, I’m still excited to see the box at my door. I got my box this week and thought I’d share this treat with our readers. Continue reading

Back to School: Saying Goodbye to My Summer Drama Marathon

It’s August, and for me, that means it’s Back to School time. I’m a full-time student and a mom, so I’m currently caught up in finding obscure sizes of paper and lamenting the end of my free time when school starts next week. Every school year starts with the same question: What did you do over the summer? Let’s talk about what I watched this summer and what fell by the wayside. Continue reading