All posts by Ana Park

The pandas visit Seoul Plaza.
June 8, 2015
Pandas have invaded Seoul ~ and we’re welcoming them with our cameras on full alert. The first time they made their public appearance was on May 23rd at the Sejong Arts Center in Gwanghwamun Plaza. On their second…
"Can we take it home?" ~

Daegwallyeong’s Sheep Farm

June 5, 2015, No comments

You often see this place in Korean dramas and movies and you tell yourself that you must go there when you visit Korea. On a trip to Pyeongchang, the ...

The first trip of the Seoul trolley

Seoul trolley bus

April 17, 2015, No comments

It was fun being one of the first passengers of the Seoul trolley-styled city tour buses. On April 1, Seoul City Tour bus celebrated their 15th year b ...

Sansuyu ~ up close

Yangpyeong: Sansuyu Village

April 2, 2015, No comments

Come early spring, everyone in Korea is waiting for the cherry blossoms to bloom. But in one village in Yangpyeong, the “sansuyu” or corne ...

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    New Year Holiday: Philippines and Korea
    February 23, 2015, No comments

    The New Year holiday is my favorite season back home in the Philippines and also here in South Korea. I used to think that every country celebrates New Year on January 1st, except for China which has its “Chinese…

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    How honest are people in Korea?
    October 28, 2014, 2 Comments

    Where I came from, it would be unthinkable to leave your cellphone on the table at a restaurant but it is something that we do here in Korea almost without any reservation. Now I’m not trying to put my country down,…

  • Seen in Myeongdong ~ Kim Sun Ah and Jung Jun Ho
    Starstruck in Korea
    September 22, 2014, No comments

    I became a Korean movie fan 14 years ago thanks to the movie of Jang Dong Gun and Kim Hee Sun. From that time, I had wished to come to Korea and see my favorite stars. Little did I know that I would end up living in Seoul ~ happily!…

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Photo credit: Razel Kim
    Experiencing Royal Court Food
    August 11, 2014, No comments

    The Korean government has established multicultural centers in Seoul and all over Korea to provide learning and cultural experiences to its expat community. Through these multicultural centers, I’ve learned…