Archive for the ‘Pop’ Category

For tourists, the area of Insadong in Seoul is a wonderful place to visit for a view of the cultural aspects of Korea.  Places to dress in hanbok, souvenirs, street performers dancing to 강강술래, and hidden traditional tea houses that make homemade 수정과 punch! ♥ ♥ ♥ Honestly, It ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Those of you that read my blog know that I am a HUGE fan of the Korean brand Choo Choo Cats by Jetoy~ arguably one of Korea's cutest original brands that had found a fair share of success abroad in places like Japan!  Well I have wonderful news for fellow fans, Choo Choo Cats is FINALLY getting proper ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
AOA Black  ( meaning Ace of Angels 에이오에이) is a smalled band formed with 5 of the 7 members of the main AOA pop group, Jimin, Choa, Yuna, Youkyung, and Mina.  AOA debuted in 2012 and revived a slew of nominations that year from various  award shows like SBS MTV, Allkpop Awards, Mnet asian ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
I love toys~ and I think most of you guys that read my blog on a regular basis are aware of that fact! If not, I have a whole related category that I plan to fill up with all sorts of features and eye candy ^^ Today I want to share a place with you that many of us know quite well though~ Toys R ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
So the month of May marks Children's Day in South Korea! Since the holiday is all about children, many places here have special children's day items~  yearly I look forward to the goodies Baskin Robbins and Dunkin' Donuts Korea put out because they are usually extra cute! If you remember, last ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Gundam is a staple in anyone's childhood that grew up in Asia, of course this included Koreans even though the importing of Japanese entertainment goods was fairly tight due to Korea's censorship back in the day. With the notion that Japanese anime were too sexual and violent for kids in Korea, a lot ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Meet the super-star Korean Artist Hyung-Tae Kim!  If you are a player of games such as Magna carta, War of Genesis, or just have a fondness for beautiful character art overall, chances are you have at least come across some of 김형태 Hyung-Tae Kim's beautiful art before! ♥ ♥ ♥ After years ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
  K-pop singer Lee Hi released a new single recently that I just fell in love with on TV and had to feature in a K-pop eyecandy post! “It’s Over” is one of the five tracks that was released for Lee Hi’s first full album "First Love". Lee Hi 이하이 is still considered a rookie soloist, ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
One thing there is to know about me is that I love children's books, especially ones with cute illustrations. Even now that I am older I still vividly remember which books I loved when I was young...often it had to to with the artwork.  Actually Nara is the same way, so it may just be an artist thing ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Today I would like to share with you one of Korea's loveliest cultural collectable dolls~ Youn-Ji  연지 by Sonokong! Youn-Ji 연지 is an 11" fashion doll that was specially developed to celebrate Korean traditional beauty and aesthetics ♥ 복이    (48,000원) Korea makes lots ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »

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