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aspects of everyday life in Korea

  • Hanbok on display at Seoul Global Culture and Tourism Center
    The Hanbok Experience at Myeong dong
    July 7, 2014, No comments

    Myeongdong is a shopping haven.  There is nothing that you cannot find there – clothes, shoes, skin care products and food.  But amidst the modern Korea that this district projects is a hub where tourists can…

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    A Harrowing Hike to Hyangnobong Peak
    July 7, 2014, No comments

    With 70% of Korea covered in mountains, hiking is a major weekend activity. In particular, Bukhansan National Park, with it’s easy subway access and close proximity to Seoul, sees a huge number of trekkers almost …

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    A Learning Korean Guide – Online Self-study
    July 3, 2014, No comments

    I have been learning Korean almost for 4 years. After I took the 34th TOPIK exam in here Turkey, I wanted to try writing a learning Korean guide for everybody who is interested in learning this language oneself, like me.…

  • food festivals
    Food festivals and events in South Korea
    June 27, 2014, No comments

    In South Korea the second half of 2014 will be full of interesting festivals and events related to food and hospitality and there will be plenty of options to choose from. Today we give you some suggestion, and if you are…

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    The Jamsu Bridge and Floating Island
    June 10, 2014, No comments

    Everyone in Seoul knows about the Banpo Bridge, which is famous for its very colorful and fascinating dancing fountains. But what’s not well known is that, while the fountains are actually installed on the higher…

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    Looking for a Hanbok
    May 28, 2014, No comments

    This September MJ’s mother gifted me a hanbok. A hanbok is a traditional Korean dress known for it’s flowing lines & beautiful colour combinations. Just like Korean architecture it …

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    My first Kimjang
    April 29, 2014, No comments

    Probably one of the most interesting experiences you could do in Korea, is to join a Kimjang. The Kimjang consists of the preparation of big quantities of Kimchi, one of the  representative dishes of Korea.…