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    10 unique experiences in Korea
    July 23, 2014, No comments

    Living abroad is an extended adventure. Below are 10 experiences that struck me as most impressionable. What are yours? 1. Driving etiquette Much can be said about driving habits in Korea. Aggressive and where size …

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    Korean Desserts : Bingsu
    July 15, 2014, No comments

    I’m not going to lie – one of my favourite things about Korea is bingsu (빙수). The key to surviving Korean summer is right here in a jar. Bingsu (shaved milk ice with toppings) is, without a doubt, the most…

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    Korea bans Standing Passengers in Red Buses
    July 15, 2014, No comments

    A huge change awaits the public transportation in the capital region of Korea: In order to improve convenience and safety of buses, standing passengers won’t be allowed anymore on the majority of red buses. This…

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    Top 10 Korean dishes to eat in the summer
    July 11, 2014, No comments

    Summer in Korea always brings hot temperature and many days of rain. Being able to bare the heat and humid weather is crucial and fortunately there are many Korean dishes that can give you relief and restore your stamina.…

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    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.…

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    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…