Showing posts from September, 2017

KPop News: Seungri, GD, Taeyang, Daesung reportedly enlisting together in 2018

Photo from @seungriseyo on Instagram BIGBANG's G-Dragon, Seungri, Taeyang and Daesung will reportedly enlist together in 2018. A report on Allkpop  cited several Japanese news outlets, saying the four remaining members decided to enlist together. If this is true, it means the group will be returning together sooner than expected. 대박! The group and their management company, YG Entertainment, have yet to confirm the news.

Kpop News: Fans tweet support for BTS comeback

@bts.bighitofficial on Instagram Fans of popular Korean group Bangtan Sonyeondan (BTS) took to Twitter to express their support and anticipation for the group's upcoming comeback. BTS is set to have their comeback performance on Korean channel Mnet on September 21 at 8:30 p.m. Korean time (7:30 p.m. Manila time). The group recently dropped their latest album "Love Yourself: Her" and their music video for "DNA." Fans, also known as A.R.M.Y (Adorable Representative M.C for Youth), made noise to celebrate the group's return. OPM icon Ogie Alcasid and celebrity daughter Leila Alcasid posted a cute exchange on Twitter, proving they are true-blue BTS fans.  Leila also made a shout out to fellow A.R.M.Ys to get excited for the comeback. BTS recently made headlines internationally for their collaboration with EDM duo, The Chainsmokers. The two groups worked together for the song "Best of Me," which is

N Seoul Tower

I did all sorts of touristy things during my first trip to Seoul, and one of the places I visited was N Seoul Tower. I went there during daytime, since it is more popular at night. There are different ways to go to N Seoul Tower. You can go there by cable car, by bus and even on foot. I chose to go by bus and walk all the way up to the top. I then took the cable car to go down, which I believe was not the best choice. Aside from the majestic view, N Seoul Tower is popular for its colors at night, and the rows upon rows of love locks. TIP : Bring your own padlock if you want to leave your behind. Padlocks are a bit expensive if you buy them on site.

Nami Island X Petite France

Nami Island is probably one of the most popular tourist attractions in South Korea. Located about an hour and a half from Seoul, Nami Island is very popular whatever the season. I went to Nami Island during my first trip to South Korea, and it was during the summer. There is nothing special about Nami Island during summer, but it was still packed with people, mostly couples, who want to take a break and have fun. There are different agencies that offer tour packages to Nami Island, but I decided to take the train to go to Nami Island. The quickest route to get to Gapyeong Station is to take the Line 1 train either from Seoul Station or City Hall Station, heading to Cheongnyangni station. From Cheongnyangni Station, take the Gyeongchun Line to Gapyeong Station. The whole trip will take a little over an hour, depending on how many transfers you take. (PRO TIP: Download the Korea Subway App to help you in deciding the quickest route to take) From Gapyeong Station, take

Fire Noodle Challenge

안녕 친구! The so-called "Fire Noodle Challenge" has been around for a long time, but it was only recently that people from my country joined the bandwagon so it became popular recently. I already tried the Samyang Buldak Bokkumyun noodles (which we used in this video) and I found it really spicy, but it tastes really really good. So I asked three of my friends to do the challenge and we had so much fun doing it.