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Koreans' top 4 New Year resolutions

To say the least, the year 2020 has been a hectic rollercoaster. With an excited and determined mindset, many went into the year, ambitious to complete their 2020 goals. Every year, individuals aspire to turn themselves into their greater goal and push themselves to go beyond new heights. Although it...

by DOKYEONG LEE December 31, 2020

Best Korean Snacks to pair with Makguli

Makguli may not be the very first thing that pops up in your mind when you think of Korea, but it is catching some serious heat within Korea and have been gaining mass popularity in the more recent years. Annnd! There must be sweets to nibble on where there is Makguli. Makguli...

by DOKYEONG LEE December 27, 2020

Secret Christmas Dates in Seoul

Christmas is couple's holidays in Korea. Seoul team introduces you five authentic date spots in Seoul you must check out for your romantic escape to Korea.    1. Cheonggyechon Christmas Festival in Jongno  It's a hot spot for Christmas lovebirds. Fun to see Christmas structures emitting colorful lights on the...

by DOKYEONG LEE December 24, 2020

MUST VISIT: 4 Hottest Places in Ikseong-dong, Seoul

Today, I would like to introduce Ikseon-dong, one of the hottest neighborhoods in Seoul, where the old atmosphere of Korea and modernity coexist. It is such an attractive neighborhood that there are people who have never been to Ikseon-dong, but there is no one who has been to Ikseon-dong only...

by DOKYEONG LEE December 13, 2020

Top Winter Travel Destinations in Korea

Winter is a lovely season. While snow and ice can make traveling challenging, it can lead to incredible opportunities to visit some destinations during the winter. Korea is home to various locations in winter, ranging from festivals and scenic views to winter sports. Check this list of our favorite places to...

by DOKYEONG LEE December 05, 2020

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December SeoulBox Magazine

메리 크리스마스! We are so happy to experience the winter holidays in Korea with you. Christmas is a time of sharing fun festivities with your loved ones, and it's amazing to be a part of these celebrations. We are excited for you to indulge in our festive curation of delicious...

by DOKYEONG LEE December 01, 2020

A Guide to Korea's Big cultural events

The three key pillars of Korean culture that most of us are familiar with are K-pop, K-dramas, K-beauty and maybe what sucked us into the vortex (face it, its inescapable) in the first place. Korea has much more to come, however, with its rich historical and cultural fabric. Here's a...

by DOKYEONG LEE November 29, 2020

In Seoul, 4 Cute Cafes that are great for Instagram

Cafes are something Seoul, of which South Korea is certainly not short. You can find a lot of super trendy and soothing, nice and easy ones, or you can find ones that are really special and not as popular around the world. Seoul doesn't struggle to impress with its coffee...

by DOKYEONG LEE November 17, 2020

Happy Pepero Day!

Pepero Day is celebrated annually on November 11, and is close to Valentine's Day, a festival in South Korea. It includes gifting or sharing Pepero treats, a line of cookie sticks dipped in chocolate, with the intention of showing affection to friends and loved ones. A range of flavors are...

by DOKYEONG LEE November 11, 2020

History of Seoul 1870 - Present

1870s: Nobles rode a vehicle called 'Gama' 1880s: 'Goblin Market' was popular across the Gyeongseong street 1890s: Later years of Gojong, the tragic emperor of Korea 1900s: A commoner's village in Seoul 1910s: Korea was a country of hat and white clothes 1920s: Western missioneries started appearing in Seoul streets...

by DOKYEONG LEE November 07, 2020

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5 Fun Activities Koreans Do in Chuseok

Known as the Korean Thanksgiving Day, Chuseok is one of the most popular and festive holidays of the year. Koreans usually return to their ancestral hometowns to celebrate with their families, creating one of the biggest traffic jams of the year as people mostly take the road to enter the...

by Suji Sohn September 29, 2020

5 Best Korean Dramas Based on Webtoon

Just like movies, often our favorite Korean dramas get inspiration from novels and other published and illustrated works. Yes, some of the most famous K-dramas stemmed from webtoons! Webtoons are a sort of online comics originating from South Korea. They are freed periodically (sometimes weekly or monthly). Naver Webtoon and...

by Suji Sohn September 19, 2020

8 Different Kinds of Korean Yangyum Chicken Which Deserve A Michelin Star

The fried chicken in Korean style is drastically different, representing an Asian frying technique that reproduces the fat in the flesh, turning it into a thin, cracky and almost transparent crust. Among them, Korean chicken is famous for its sticky sauce and delicious toppings. Let's explore 8 different varieties of...

by Suji Sohn September 15, 2020

Crash Landing on You: 6 Reasons Why This Drama Is Binge-Worthy

Crash Landing on You broke records when its final episode peaked at a 24.1 percent rating, clocking in an average 21.7 percent overall viewership to beat to 20.5 percent what was once the highest-rated drama on the Korean TVN channel, Goblin. Officially the series is also the second highest-rated cable...

by Suji Sohn September 13, 2020

SeoulBox X Arcane Funk: A Funky Collab

Everything is FUNK! Arcane FunK is a contemporary fashion brand inspired by the Punk genre. Based in Gwanak, Seoul, it continues its journey to turn daily life in to a funky adventure through adding a spice  to clothes like melting smile, Venus, snakes and paisley patterns. SeoulBox is proud to announce an exclusive collaboration with...

by Suji Sohn September 03, 2020

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