All posts by Hallie Bradley

The Soul of Seoul: Yangnyeongsi Herbal Market
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November 4, 2014

During the Joseon Dynasty some 600 years ago, Bojewon a medical institution was set up in Jegi-dong. ‘Won’ means an inn that was located along a main thoroughfare. These inns provided food and lodging to travelers…

Seoul, Korea: Tong-in Market

Tong-in Market: Eating on a Budget

August 28, 2014, No comments

Traditional markets dot the map of Seoul with some becoming more popular than others either due to a central location, the size or a delicacy or item ...

Suncheon Bay Reed Festival 2014

10 Autumn Festivals Not to be Missed

August 18, 2014, No comments

Autumn is headed our way and as the summer heat leaves us and tank tops are covered with jackets and colorful scarves people look for still more fun t ...

Jeju, Korea: Sanbang Grotto

Legends & Grottos

July 31, 2014, No comments

This mountain was the peak of Mt. Halla before it was broken off and thrown to this spot in the southwest part of Jeju island, at least that’s one o ...

  • Seoul, Korea: Tagpol Park
    Independence in Tapgol Park
    July 14, 2014, No comments

    While it is unclear exactly when Tapgol Park (탑골공원) was first established in Jongno-gu, it’s relevance in the history of the city is unquestioned. The site originally housed Weongaksa Temple and remnants…

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    Summer + Live Music = Fun!
    May 29, 2014, No comments

    Warm weather begs people to head outside and is there a better place to head than one with live music? Check out this list with the top music festivals to get your toes tapping this summer season. Grab some friends, grab…

  • Haeundae Sand Fetival
    10 Summer Festivals You’ve Gotta Attend
    May 27, 2014, No comments

    Summer is almost here and along with the heat comes sun, flowers, and outdoor events to keep people active around the country. There’s everything from fun on one of the numerous beaches that line the coasts of Korea …

  • Gangseo Marsh Ecological Park
    Walking In the Marshes
    May 13, 2014, No comments

    The westernmost of the 12 Hangang Parks is the boggy and bird friendly Gangseo Marsh Ecological Park (강서습지생태공원). The park was established in 2007 and visitors can see numerous birds flying over wetlands…