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10 Things You Need to Know About IU

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10 Things You Need to Know About IU

    IU is one of the great soloists South Korea has ever produced. She's practically the darling of the nation. Her fame reached a global scale and now she's coming to Manila for her Love, Poem concert.     The locals have probably seen the news circulating the internet about IU's concert lasting for four hours. Yes, she tends to do that. And the large chunk of her performance is always just her singing effortlessly.     But what makes IU so lovable?     In case you're not a fan and you're just getting into her songs, here are some fun facts about IU. Lee Ji...

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7 Places to Shop in Korea

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7 Places to Shop in Korea

     South Korea is notorious for many things, one of those things being one of the main reasons that people desire to visit the country-- to go shopping! Korea is filled with shopping districts to-die-for, whether you’re looking for high-end stuff, or the more affordable merchandise. Here’s the best of those shopping districts, the ones that you definitely need to give a visit while you’re there!  Myeongdong      When we talk about Korea’s shopping districts, Myeongdong is sure to come to mind first, and for good reason. Myeongdong is filled with anything and everything you could think of shopping, be it clothes,...

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A DAY6 A Day

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A DAY6 A Day

    How to get through the week? We made a list of DAY6 songs you can listen to every morning when you need that extra motivation to get through the day.     Keep in mind that we based this list on the music, not on the lyrics because that's the thing about Korean songs (and in general, other songs in any different language), the music gets to you first. And when you feel it in your veins or connect to it in some way, when it instantly becomes the soundtrack of your life, that's when you go, "Hey, this is pretty interesting....

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The Heraposh Guide to Korea’s Four Seasons

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The Heraposh Guide to Korea’s Four Seasons

     Living in a tropical country and lacking the personal experience of half of the seasons, it’s easy to be a little clueless, even when it comes to something as simple as fashion. If you travel to Korea, it’s best to know how to dress according to the seasons, and we’re here to help you out! Winter (December to February) Temperature: -15°C to 5°C      Although winter starts in December, it stretches all the way to February of the next year, so Koreans typically start their years off in cold winter temperatures. For these days, it’s best to bundle up in many...

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A Somewhat Helpful Guide to GOT7

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A Somewhat Helpful Guide to GOT7

     GOT7 – What’s with the name? Originally, it was supposed to be GET7, but it sounded weird when pronounced.      So the company decided to name the group GOT7. But fans call them all sorts of names. SAVAGE7, MEME7, 7-ELEVEN... think of a word that describes a group and then add 7 and that’s basically GOT7.      GOT7 is composed of 7 members (if that wasn’t already obvious in the group name): Lim/Im Jaebeom, Mark Tuan/Tuan Yi En, Jackson Wang/Wang Jia Er, Park Jinyoung, Choi Youngjae, Bambam, Kim Yugyeom (GOT7!). Sorry (not sorry). When an ahgase enumerates their names, it automatically turns...

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