A creepy little old Korean ghost story. … More TRAVEL DIARY: A Korean ghost story
Grab a monkey, some soju and a water god, because now it is first episode challenge time! This is a brand new thing Lee Evie just invented, which involves her watching some first episodes and then, you know, talking about them and stuff. How challenging! This week she tackles the 2017 fantasy romance THE BRIDE OF HABAEK (in which actors she really likes, Nam Joo-Hyuk and Shin Se-Kyung, both seem to forget how to move their faces), the 2018 fantasy romance A KOREAN ODYSSEY, also known as HWAYUGI (in which Lee Seung-gi prances around like the rockstar monkey god he truly is) and finally the 2019 modern romance WHEN THE CAMELLIA BLOOMS (in which Gong Hyo-jin and Kang Ha-Neul live quiet domestic lives and also battle serial killers apparently). … More Kdrama podcast: A KOREAN ODYSSEY, WHEN THE CAMELLIA BLOOMS and THE BRIDE OF HABAEK a first episode challenge!
This 2003 Korean drama is both strange, absurd and darkly emotional, and just so utterly moving! If you love a bit of action, a bad-arse female police office played by Ha Ji-Won and a little dash of incest (WTF???!!) then this is the kdrama for you!
Mmmmh. … More KOREAN DRAMA REVIEW: Damo.
A dark and twisty thriller, complete with undercover double agents, scary gangs and amnesia, TIME BETWEEN DOG AND WOLF is crime kdrama at its best. Also, this 2007 drama stars the always wonderful Lee Jun Ki and Nam Sang Mi. Lee Evie definitely recommends this Korean drama! … More KOREAN DRAMA REVIEW: Time Between Dog and Wolf
A collection of photographs taken at Beomeosa Buddhist temple just outside Busan, Korea. The beauty is in the details. … More TRAVEL DIARY: Photos of Beomeosa Buddhist Temple, Korea
Learning about the female divers, or mermaids, of Jeju Island with the Kdrama TAMRA THE ISLAND. Korean history through Korean dramas. … More KDRAMA HISTORY: Tamra the Island and FEMALE DIVERS (Haenyeo)
Are you an amnesiac Joseon prince whose lack of memories definitely don’t turn you into a nicer person? Are you a tragically doomed assassin (with really excellent eyebrows) busily involved in an epic love story that gets barely any screentime? Or are you Hong Shim, a shining example of a cool peasant girl? Because if so, does Lee Evie have the show for you!! Come join in this discussion about the 2018 romance sageuk Kdrama, 100 DAYS MY PRINCE. Fair warning: Lee Evie both absolutely loved and kind of hated this Korean drama …. … More Kdrama Podcast: 100 DAYS MY PRINCE overview
A photographic diary of a trip to Hahoe Village in Korea. Countryside, fresh air, blossoms and gorgeous hanok houses. Such a beautiful place! … More TRAVEL DIARY: Hahoe Village, Korea