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April 18, 2014

Korea’s most famed temple: Bulguksa Temple.
Hello Again Everyone!!
The very first temple I ever visited in Korea way back in the fall of 2003 was Bulguksa Temple in Gyeongju. Korea today is very different than…

Looking over the wall at Sungkyunkwan's Old Campus.

Sungkyunkwan, the royal university of Joseon

April 15, 2014, No comments

If you’ve ever visited Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), you may have noticed some traditional Korean buildings peering over a stone wall. That is ...

A memorial Bridge for New Zealand's service in Korean War

Koreans and Kiwis: Finding Korea in New Zealand

April 11, 2014, No comments

It’s my personal theory that the quirk that causes people to see faces in inanimate objects or identify human emotions in animals is probably the sa ...

Welcome to Petite France

An Afternoon at Petite France

April 8, 2014, No comments

Petite France is a famous filming location of Korean dramas. Among them are “Beethoven Virus”, “Secret Garden” and the recentl ...

  • Pole Pole in Hongdae
    Some Painting Fun in Hongdae
    March 20, 2014, No comments

    Not that easy to stumble upon, but worth the search, sitting near the train tracks that have been under construction for years in the Hongdae area is Pole Pole. Most people head the opposite direction, usually walking…

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    The Road Less Traveled
    March 12, 2014, No comments

    The famous Amita-bul sculpture at Seondosa Temple Hello Again Everyone!! This past spring, I visited temples, hermitages, shrines, and tombs around the western portion of Gyeonju. But what I was unable to do was visit…

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    Changwon’s Bike-Sharing Service Nubija
    March 11, 2014, No comments

    Once I’ve introduced bike-sharing in Korea at Kojects and there I just briefly mentioned Nubija, the bike-sharing program of Changwon. This is a city on the southern coast of Korea. Among all Korean cities, Changwon…