Author Archives: Kosmik

About Kosmik

Isabelle aka kosmik is a McGill University East Asian Studies undergraduate who decided learning about Asia should be from the source. She is now studying as an exchange student at Korea University. Follow her as she discovers the subtleties of the Kimchi Rebuplic.

Flashmob in Seoul…update

2 weeks ago I participated in a flashmob in Insadong, Seoul.  Here a new video by the organizers.  You can see me through out the video but very clearly at 0:27 seconds. For more details see my previous post here. … Continue reading

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Flashmob in Seoul

Hi Guys, Sorry for the long silence, I’m been getting busier as the semester progresses and my departure from Korea is drawing nearer.  I have a lot to share with you but just missing the time to do it. Today … Continue reading

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Temple Stay Experience

Hey Guys~! A few weekends back I got to experience something I really wanted to try in Korea: Being a monk! 🙂 As many of you already, Korea has a lots of mountains, 75% of its territory is mountainous. So they … Continue reading

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외국인 or What is a Waeguk-in?

Imagine you are a minority like let’s say like me blue-eyed blond in a mass of Asians lol …in a monolingual homogeneous country.  You walk on the street a bunch a young guys say out loud: AH A FOREIGNER!  In a very surprised manner … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day!

  Found this at the supermarket today. anyone wants some? lol

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Truc Art Exhibition

Hi Guys! 😛 I have been EXTREMELY busy as always. Nevertheless I’m taking a moment to share about this exhibition I went to. It’s not really “traditional” art however it was the most fun I had at an exhibition. The … Continue reading

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Protests in North Korea

  Last week we got report of the first public protest in North Korea against their communist dictatorship. North Koreans are not stupid and do not think they haven’t protested before, however this is a first since they kept their … Continue reading

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