[Event Coverage] Hyun A: The Queen’s Back In Texas

(Photography by Felicia Sanchez)

Hyun A North American Tour: The Queen’s Back

March 6th, 2017

Dallas, Texas

7:30 pm

24-Year old Kim Hyun A has been in the Korean music industry for over 10 years, managed by the major music company, CUBE Entertainment.  She debuted as a member of the girl group “Wonder Girls”, but left and re-debuted as a member of “4Minute”.  She also joined a fun duo group called “Troublemaker” with Hyunseung of Beast, and is now a proven successful solo artist.  

Organized by KPOPME, Hyun A finally embarked on her first North American Tour, “Hyun A: The Queen’s Back”, performing in cities such as Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Chicago, New York, Dallas, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.  After her performance for Austin’s annual “SXSW K-pop Night Out” back in 2014, her fans (A-ing) have been patiently waiting for the day when the queen would make her way back to the big state of Texas.


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South Korea’s Best Spring Getaways

Korea’s spring spans from mid-March to late April, which typically peaks in early April. It is a great season to visit the country as it offers fantastic weather and a series of festivals where you can take in breathtaking cherry blossoms and other beautiful spring flowers such as tulips and azaleas.

To give you a hand, we’ve put together a list of the best spring festivals and inspiring spring getaways where you can savor the delights of Korea’s spring!

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[Travel] Experience PyeongChang Winter Olympics Test Games

As we all know, Pyeongchang Winter Olympics will be held from 9th to 25th February 2018. Hence, South Korea is working hard to make sure all the preparations for the Winter Olympics is going well. Most of the venues’ renovations have been completed and now is the time to test it. Therefore,’Test Events’ was held continuously from February 2016 until April 2017.

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Leading Korean Skincare Range, Ginkgo Natural, Graces the Shores of Southeast Asia through 11street

In a time where the weather is erratic in Malaysia, Korean-made Ginkgo Natural promises to nourish the skin to keep it feeling fresh and lively. The Ginkgo Natural range is one of many prestigious products, backed up by research and certified patents. This drive for quality is one of the reasons for their establishment in over 20 countries such as China, Japan, USA and now Malaysia.

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[Pyeongchang Winter Olympics] Olympic Test Event

Winter Olympics 2018 is to be held in South Korea! Yeay!! Where in Korea? The XXIII Olympic Winter Games will be held in Pyeongchang, situated in Gangwon province. Pyeongchang is famous for it’s beautiful Mount Sorak, Alpensia Ski Resort, Buddhist Temple Woljeongsa, and from now on will be known as the Winter Olympics 2018 location.


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[Travel] Muslim Friendly Foods That You Can Enjoy While Travelling in Korea

One exciting part about travelling is to taste the local food! With Muslims being the minority in South Korea, it was hard to find Halal certified restaurants, especially in the countryside area.  But if you look hard enough, there are a lot of Muslim friendly restaurants you can try!

Itaewon is probably the most famous area for Muslim tourists, but this time we wanted to explore Halal restaurants in Gangwon and Seoul. Here are our best 5 restaurants that we tried out during our last trip:

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