3 Month Korean Language & Culture Program

Written by Tiffany

August 2016Culture

Korean Language & Culture Program
(3 Month) Month Week Day Schedule Accomodation Comments & Program Content Morning Afternoon Month 1 Week 1 Monday Orientation & Level Test
Korean Lesson (3 Hours) Kpop Lesson (1 Hour)
Dancing unless singing is chosen as an option Homestay Program start day varies. See schedule below! Tuesday Korean Lesson (3 Hours) Myeongdong, N Seoul Tower Homestay See Seoul's most famous landmark! Wednesday Free Time Kpop Lesson (1 Hour)
Dancing unless singing is chosen as an option Homestay   Thursday Korean Lesson (3 Hours) Welcome Dinner Homestay Let us welcome you to Seoul with a delicous dinner! Friday Korean Lesson (3 Hours) Kpop Lesson (1 Hour)
Dancing unless singing is chosen as an option Homestay   Saturday Hanbok ... (Read More)

1 Month Korean Language & Culture Program

Written by Tiffany

August 2016Culture

Korean Language & Culture Program
(1 Month) Week Day Schedule Accomodation Comments & Program Content Morning Afternoon Week 1 Monday Orientation & Level Test
Korean Lesson (3 Hours)
*Local Tour Guide* Kpop Lesson (1 Hour)
Dancing unless singing is chosen as an option
*Local Tour Guide* Homestay Program start day varies. See schedule below! Tuesday Korean Lesson (3 Hours) Myeongdong & N Seoul Tower
*Local Tour Guide* Homestay See Seoul's most famous landmark! Wednesday Free Time Kpop Lesson (1 Hour)
Dancing unless singing is chosen as an option Homestay   Thursday Korean Lesson (3 Hours) Welcome Dinner Homestay Let us welcome you to Seoul with a delicous dinner! Friday Korean Lesson (3 Hours) Kpop Lesson (1 Hour)
Dancing unless ... (Read More)

A PHP Error was encountered

Severity: Notice

Message: Undefined offset: 1

Filename: views/user_post_loops.php

Line Number: 13

Learn Korean with Inspired Steps' Korean Language Programs!

Written by Jennifer

June 2016Culture

Today, we would like to let you know more about the language study program services offered here at Inspired Steps, helping you study abroad at only the best universities in South Korea while you learn a new language and explore a new culture. These universities offer the best in both education and entertainment, too, so you'll leave having made new friends and experienced new things.

Your memories are sure to last ... (Read More)

A PHP Error was encountered

Severity: Notice

Message: Undefined offset: 1

Filename: views/user_post_loops.php

Line Number: 13

Short-term Internship In Virginia, USA by Inspired Steps

Written by Jennifer

May 2016Culture

3918963453_f2e7fccce4_o

Inspired Steps is proud to present the following internship in Virginia, USA-- complete with coursework and activities such as tours. We have many similar programs and encourage students an to contact us directly through our website, Inspired Steps.

Although there are many reasons to study abroad, this internship offers the best of both worlds and so much more. Students can study abroad, intern and tour-- or explore, in Virginia. Enjoy all ... (Read More)

Korean Language Immersion Programs by Inspired Steps

Written by Jennifer

May 2016Culture

Although it is possible to study the Korean language anywhere in the world, the best place to study the Korean language is right here in South Korea.

Not only will you be able to apply for and enroll in Korean language programs at some of the top universities in South Korea from Yonsei to Sunggyunkwan to Ewha through Inspired Steps, but you will ... (Read More)

Step By Step To Study Abroad In South Korea, Part 1

Written by Jennifer

April 2016Culture

Studying abroad in South Korea isn't easy on your own. Here are three reasons why:

There are so many choices when it comes to your career path. It's hard to pick the college or university that will be right for you and your chosen profession while still allowing you to have a fulfilling personal life outside of school and studies. The application process can be very different from the one at colleges and universities back home-- and even more difficult! 

Thankfully, you ... (Read More)

The Inspired Steps Semi-Permanent Make-up Program

Written by Jennifer

February 2016Culture

The Inspired Steps Semi-Permanent Make-up Program

Join our semi-permanent make-up program!

Semi-permanent is the latest in Korean makeup styles and Hallyu trends, which are fast becoming at the the forefront of styles and trends both in South Korea and abroad.

For this specific program, you will receive one on one training in semi-permanent makeup and cosmetics with a skilled, stylish and smart professional.

Once you have completed the program, you ... (Read More)

Reasons To Study Abroad In South Korea, Part 2

Written by Jennifer

January 2016Culture

Reasons To Study Abroad In South Korea, Part 2

There are many reasons to study abroad in South Korea. Although you may have already decided to study abroad in South Korea, these reasons could be ones you haven't thought of yet. In addition, these reasons may help you decide to study abroad in South Korea if you are still unsure.

In part one of Reasons To Study Abroad In South Korea you learned more about the first three reasons to study abroad in South ... (Read More)

Naengmyeon, Mie Dingin Pas untuk Musim Panas!

Written by Synta

December 2015Culture

Naengmyeon (냉면), diterjemahkan ke dalam bahasa Indonesia, naeng berarti dingin dan myeon artinya mie, adalah mie dingin tradisional dari Korea yang terbuat dari gandum dan disajikan dengan kuah kaldu sapi dingin. Rebusan mie gandum ditiriskan dan dibiarkan dingin. Kemudian ditempatkan dalam mangkuk dan diberi potongan buah pir, lobak, ketimun, telur rebus dan es batu. Naengmyeon biasanya lebih sering disantap di restoran daripada dibuat di rumah. Naengmyeon paling digemari pada saat musim ... (Read More)

Budaya Korea: Selalu Layani Dirimu Sendiri!

Written by Fatiya

July 2015Culture

(Courtesy of foodstreet.com)

Korea Selatan yang terkenal dengan tingkat tekonologi yang tinggi dan urutan ke-27 populasi terbanyak (berdasarkan data CIA, Juli 2014) tentu sangat berbeda dengan Indonesia yang menempati urutan ke-4 populasi terbanyak di dunia dengan tingkat teknologi yang masih berkembang. Jika di Indonesia selalu tersedia banyak tenaga kerja yang siap untuk melayani customer, di Korea segalanya memakai budaya self-serving dengan menggunakan mesin-mesin canggih yang tersedia.

Vending Machine yang tersedia dimana-mana

Di Korea, vending machine selalu tersedia dimanapun: ... (Read More)

Apakah Kamu Sudah Makan Makanan Jepang dengan Benar?

Written by Dhani

July 2015Culture

Jepang adalah negara yang masih memegang teguh tradisi mereka. Cara untuk menyantap makanan pun sangat diperhatikan oleh orang-orang Jepang. Jika kamu tertarik untuk menekuni kebudayaan Jepang, ada baiknya kamu mengetahui cara-cara untuk menikmati makanan Jepang yang benar!

 

Nasi

(Courtesy: www.manfaat.co.id)

Angkat mangkuk nasi dengan satu tangan sementara tanganmu yang lain memegang sumpit. Arahkan mangkuk nasi ke mulut saat kamu makan.

 

Sushi

(Courtesy: www.askmen.com)

(Read More)

Budae Jjigae

Written by Joonsuk

February 2014Culture

(For image source click the image)

At first glance, budae jjigae looks like a dish that doesn’t know what it wants to be. It consists of sausages, spam, ham, tofu, kimchi, instant noodles, an assortment of vegetables, and sliced American cheese all thrown together in a spicy red chili paste soup. It is the very definition of a modern dish, fusing together unlikely ingredients to create one of Korea’s most popular stews. Yet, unlike most contemporary fusion recipes, ... (Read More)

Seonunsa Temple

Written by Eli

January 2014Culture

 

Seonunsa is one of the most beautiful temples in Korea. Built in the year 577 (and rebuilt after the Japanese invasion), this temple is surrounded by an impressive scenery. Visitors will find a camellia forest behind the main hall of the temple with trees that are roughly 500 years old. This forest has been designated by South Korea as a natural monument and it’s a popular spot during spring, when flowers bloom in vibrant colors.

Namsangol Hanok Village and Ice Festival

Written by Admin

December 2013Culture

Namsangol Hanok Village is a perfect spot for walking right at the heart of Seoul. This restored village has five traditional Korean houses and a pavilion, a pond and a time capsule. During a few weeks in winter, visitors can also enjoy looking at the impressive ice sculptures featuring traditional buildings. This year the ice exhibition is open from December 22nd.

On weekends, visitors can also watch traditional marriages ceremonies at Bak Yeong Hyo's Residence. The weddings are ... (Read More)

K-Cook Delight Creative Recipes & Videos

Written by Admin

October 2013Culture

The first edition of K-Cook Delight came to an end on September 28th with the 1st Day-Restaurant and Social Gathering in Seoul. More than 300 guests enjoyed the creative fusion cuisine prepared by 20 foreigners living in Korea who, after learning how to cook the signature Korean dishes, debuted as Korean chefs for the event.

In our effort to spread our passion for Korean food all over the world, Inspired Steps now brings ... (Read More)

K-Cook Delight: Day-Restaurant & Intl. Social Gathering

Written by Jeroen

September 2013Culture

On Saturday, September 28, the K-Cook Delight Campaign came to a spectacular finish at the WAV Bistro & Lounge multideck boat next to the Jamwon Han River Park in Apgujeong. For the past two months, 30 foreign chefs and cooking enthusiasts attended special cooking classes and competed against each other for a chance to present their Korean fusion dishes to the world.

Enriching their signature bibimbap, japchae, or pajeon dish with ingredients, flavors, and ideas from their ... (Read More)

K-Cook Delight: Creative Cook-Off (Sep 7)

Written by Aaron

September 2013Culture

On September 7, 2013, the K-Cook Delight campaign came close to wraps with the main competitive event: the cook-off. Here, the 30 participants (both chef and local group) came to the Korea Culinary Arts Academy at a designated time slot and were given an hour to produce their creative personalized Korean dish. For those in the Chef Group, two hours were given for them to cook two creative dishes: one mentioned above and another dish that ... (Read More)

K-Cook Delight: Hamul Pajeon Day (Aug 31)

Written by Chris

September 2013Culture

Saturday, August 31, was another wonderful experience for the participants of K-Cook Delight. We gathered and learned how to make Hamul Pajeon – the third and final traditional dish of Korea that our program wished to introduce, after Bibimbap and Japchae a few weeks ago.

Pajeon is often marketed as a “Korean pancake” because it is created from a batter of eggs and flour. Additional ingredients usually include green onions, shellfish, seafood, ... (Read More)

Chuseok, Korean Thanksgiving Day

Written by Eric

September 2013Culture

Chuseok is probably the most important holiday of the year in Korea. Often referred to as Korean Thanksgiving Day, it is celebrated on the 15th day of the eight lunar month (usually mid-September), but the holiday period actually lasts for three days in total – including the day before and after Chuseok. During that period, millions of Koreans go back to their hometowns to gather with their families, share food and give ... (Read More)

K-Cook Delight: Japchae Day (Aug 24)

Written by Van T.

August 2013Culture

Last Saturday (August 24, 2013) has been another wonderful experience for the participants of K-Cook Delight. We gathered and learned how to make Japchae – the second traditional dish of Korea that our program wished to introduce, after Bibimbap two weeks ago.

Japchae meaning "mixed vegetables" in Korean is a dish that, as the name implies, is a mixture of various vegetables, with cellophane noodles. Usually served as a side dish in meals, it consists of a ... (Read More)

K-Cook Delight: Bibimbap Day (Aug17)

Written by Aaron

August 2013Culture

K-Cook Delight started off with energy and excitement on August 17, 2013! Taking place in Korean Culinary Arts Academy in Chungcheongno, all 20 participants of the local group ended up showing up, ready to learn. Upon orientation, the diverse twenty huddled around their designated stations, effectively cooperating, connecting, conversing, and cooking

Bibimbap is known as a signature dish among the endless list of delicious Korean foods, which is why it was chosen as the first meal to ... (Read More)