Author: Kim Da-hye

A diamond in the rough

Kohinoor owner Lee Kun-ju prepares coffee. (PHOTO: Kim Da-hye)

In front of Kangnam University is a café called Kohinoor, owned and operated by Lee Kun-ju. The name Kohinoor comes from a famous diamond. It was also the name of the jewelry store where Lee and his wife bought a…

Worrying about the future

“We never can be made happy by compulsion.” (Samuel Taylor Coleridege) What do you think about this quote? Do you agree? Do you disagree? Nowadays people think about their future happiness more than their present happiness. Nobody thinks their future…

Clicking away in Busan

Last month I traveled to Busan with my best friend Jo Ha-rim. While planning this special trip I was sometimes excited and sometimes afraid because this was my first time going on a trip without any adults. However, these kinds…