Favorites, Filipinos in South Korea

Ash Wednesday on a Sunday at Hyehwa-dong Catholic Church

The Catholic Church remains to be the biggest religious group in the Philippines. Every country where there are Filipinos, they are likely to flock to Catholic churches on Sundays. This is exactly what the Hyehwa-dong Catholic Church does. The Filipino Catholic priest officiates the mass in Tagalog. These days, the Filipino priest at Hyewha-dong is… Read More Ash Wednesday on a Sunday at Hyehwa-dong Catholic Church

Favorites, Holidays/Events

Dwight School Seoul Celebrates Lunar New Year

The 2 biggest holidays of Korea are Chuseok (Thanksgiving) and Seolnal (Lunar New Year). Everyone heads over to their families and celebrate these very family oriented holidays. The family performs jesa, a ceremony that honors their ancestors before they enjoy the food and the games. Dwight School Seoul, though an international school catering to the… Read More Dwight School Seoul Celebrates Lunar New Year

Places in Korea, urban planning

South Korea: Beyond Korean Dramas and Celebrities

Asia was first charmed by South Korea’s “Winter Sonata”. In no time, the Korean drama fever penetrated other continents, as well until it has reached worldwide fame. More dramas followed, paving the way for its celebrities to be household names. Korean music naturally got into its own share of the limelight until it dominated charts… Read More South Korea: Beyond Korean Dramas and Celebrities