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    10 safety tips for snowboarding
    January 16, 2014, No comments

    Snowboarding for the first time? Here are some safety rules you should keep in mind, so that you don’t endanger yourself and others on and off the slopes. The 13/14 snowboard/ski season is finally in full swing, but…

  • Your 14th-day checklist
    The 14th Day in Korea
    January 14, 2014, No comments

    Ever heard of the 14th day monthly occasions in Korea? I was amused when I first heard that the 14th day of every month is a special day. Aside from Valentine’s and White Day, most of these so-called “holidays”…

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    A day in the Seoul National Library
    January 13, 2014, No comments

    For my research on Korean food I was looking for a specific book (Korean food:The originality) that could not be easily found. I wandered through several book stores (including Kyobo book store) and I couldn’t…

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    How to enjoy your Gim (김)
    January 11, 2014, No comments

    * This post is written by Daniel Nur Sentana, one of the Korea Blog’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers. Do you know Gim? Korean Laver Dried Seaweed or known as 김 (Gim) in Korea. Maybe many Indonesian know as Nori. It’s…

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    Get Your Gwiyomi On!
    January 8, 2014, No comments

    Let’s add gwiyomi to the long list of things I enjoy about Korea but will never fully understand (including selca and cutesy emoticons). Gwiyomi is a Korean cuteness craze, sweeping everything from…

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    A day trip to Suwon
    January 6, 2014, No comments

    It was a sunny Sunday and I needed to get out of the hectic Seoul so I decided to do a day  trip to a place I haven’t visited yet. The city of Suwon is located around 30 km south of Seoul and knowing that it has many interesting&hel ...

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    Gifts from Korea
    January 4, 2014, No comments

    First of all, I hope you spend some wonderful time with friends & family and hope you had dessert for breakfast at least once.And secondly, guess who’s visiting rainy Belgium for a month? That’s right,…

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    ITX Your Way to the Dakgalbi Gohyang
    December 31, 2013, No comments

    Getting to Chuncheon Station (in Gangwon Province) from Seoul is so easy now with ITX connecting Yongsan / Cheongnyangni stations to the Gyeongchun Line in 2012. Chuncheon station is the last station on the Gyeongchun…