All posts by Mimsie Ladner

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    Seoul’s Modern Architectural Marvels
    August 29, 2013, 1 Comment

    After the end of the Korean war, Seoul, like many Korean cities, was left in shambles. Reasonably so, rebuilding efforts were focused more on practicality than aesthetics to reconstruct the city quickly and effectively.…

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    Korea Via Instagram
    August 17, 2013, No comments

    They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Fortunately, in our wide world of numerous languages and dialects, these words need not be spoken, or translated for that matter, for the message of a photograph to be conveyed…

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    Exploring the Hidden Market Streets of Euljiro
    July 29, 2013, No comments

    Before the days of discount supermarkets and department stores, markets were the primary locales for shopping, trading, and gossiping in Korea’s major cities.  Sadly, due to rapid modernization and an increase…

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    Afternoons in Buamdong
    June 13, 2013, No comments

    * This post is written by  Mimsie Ladner, one of the Korea Blog’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers 2013.  Nestled between Inwang and Bugak mountains, Buamdong (부암동) is a peaceful neighborhood located in the center…