Round and round the bushes in Jeju’s Mazeland and scenic Olle Trails

In the past when I travelled around Jeju by public transport, I missed out these attraction sites as one could not access them conveniently by bus. Perhaps you did too? This time, with a friend to drive us around the … Continue reading

Summer time = Festival time in Korea

Indeed, frequent visitors to Korea are probably aware that summer time = festival time! All around Korea, many regions would host various types of summer festivals, such as the university festivals in Seoul, the spectacular flower festivals and the refreshing … Continue reading

Returning to Jeju: Cafe-hopping around the picturesque island

Remember the last time I introduced to you about how to travel around Jeju via public transport? The article focused mainly on the natural scenery one can enjoy during a short stay on the island, including visits to the Seongsan Ilchulbong … Continue reading

Summer Thriller with Korean Dramas

What a better way to spend your summer leisure time on than to enjoy some thriller Korean dramas that are bound to keep you refreshed. Aside from the romance dramas like Fight My Way and My Sassy Girl, have a … Continue reading

Everything about Korean culture at London Korean Festival 2017

Following the huge success of the London Korean Festival 2015, and in conjunction with the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, London Korean Festival has made a return once again. This year, visitors were able to enjoy everything from … Continue reading

CROSS GENE: Mix of nations, visuals, personalities and voice!

Hello. 안녕. 你好. こんにちは! They’re not just any typical 6-member boy group from South Korea. Rather, they are the outcome of crossing the superior genes of South Korea, China and Japan to create one perfect group – CROSS GENE. Consisting … Continue reading

Daybreak leads Korean’s indie music scene at Music Matters

Continuing from Asian Chairshot (you can read about our interview with them here), The Fifth Parlour had the opportunity to yet interview another rock band from South Korea during Music Matters 2014. Known by the mass as Daybreak, the quartet … Continue reading

Asian Chairshot shares their hope for Korea’s indie music scene

Asian Chairshot is no foreign band for those who have been following Korea’s independent rock music scene. Consisting of drummer Park Kye Wan, guitarist Son Hee Nam and vocalist and bassist Hwang Young Won, the trio returned to Singapore for … Continue reading