Browsing All Posts published on »April, 2012«

Red and Round for Good Luck: Celebrating Chinese Lunar New Year’s Day in the Philippines

April 27, 2012

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Blog entry on how the Chinese Lunar New Year is celebrated in the Philippines. Written for the ASEAN-Korea Centre (blog.aseankorea.org).

Summer Play: Traditional Filipino Games for Kids

April 27, 2012

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Blog entry on traditional Filipino games written for the ASEAN-Korea Centre (blog.aseankorea.org)

Published in La Isla Magazine: Genteel Iloilo, Rugged Guimaras

April 23, 2012

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My article “Genteel Iloilo, Rugged Guimaras” was published in La Isla, the in-flight magazine of Air Philippines, last August 2011. This is a re-print of my article, which appeared on Lifestyle Asia Travel a few months before.   Some of these are my photos, while some are my friend Christine’s. Looking at this spread, I […]

WKB Certificate of Appointment! Squeee!!!

April 22, 2012

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I finally got my certificate of appointment as Worldwide Korea Blogger (WKB) for the Korea Blog from the Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS)!  Squeee!!!! =) And here’s a pic of the najeon chilgi (mother of pearl lacquer ware) card case and pen that came with it. I especially like the pen! It’s so pretty! […]

Naturally Beautiful: Ancient Korean Makeup

April 14, 2012

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Blog entry on ancient Korean beauty techniques. Published on The Korea Blog of the Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS).

About to Read: Novelist Shin Kyung Sook’s “Please Look After Mom”

April 14, 2012

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A blog entry about novelist Shin Kyung Sook's novel "Pleaes Look After Mom". Published on The Korea Blog of the Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS)

Slow Eating: Getting to Know Filipino Flavors Through Parallel Plates

April 14, 2012

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A blog article on what makes Filipino food unique, as realized through a degustation at Cafe Ysabel. Published on the ASEAN-Korea Centre Blog.