Scintillating Seoul

Soul Searching in Seoul

Did you know that 26 Korean words have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary? The addition of Korean words such as manhwa, mukbang and bulgogi was a recognition of the shift in language used by English speakers. 

South Korea, or officially known as the Republic of South Korea, is well-known for its cultural influence worldwide in the form of the Korean wave. Whether you are a fan of the catchy Gangnam Style, tasty Korean BBQ or entertaining K-dramas, it is no doubt that hallyu has spread internationally beyond Asia.

With over 10 world heritage sites, let us get a closer look into Korea’s capital city, Seoul, where modernity exists alongside tradition in this crossword puzzle activity.