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Jeju, Korea: Sanbang Grotto
July 31, 2014

This mountain was the peak of Mt. Halla before it was broken off and thrown to this spot in the southwest part of Jeju island, at least that’s one of the legends that surrounds the Sanbang mountain (산방산) and the …


A summer semester at Sungkyunkwan University

July 31, 2014, No comments

As Korea’s many universities continue to globalise, international students and professors are visiting Korea for short-term semester-break progr ...


Boryeong Mud Festival’s Xtreme Challenge

July 30, 2014, No comments

The Boryeong Mud Festival is underway right now, and right in the thick (mud) of it, revelers and mud-lovers must have bathed themselves with the ther ...

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[Korail O-Train] – Railroad Trip from Seoul to Punggi

July 30, 2014, No comments

Korea offers plenty of breathtaking scenery, though some of the region is less accessible than major cities due to its rugged geography. But, Korea ne ...

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    Cheongnamdae – A Presidential Retreat
    July 30, 2014, No comments

    Cheongnamdae was used as a presidential vacation home during the terms of 5 presidents.  President Chun Doo Hwan had this place constructed in 1983 and Roh Moo Hyun officially turned it over to the public on April 18,…

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    Summer Escape to Udo Island
    July 18, 2014, No comments

    Is Summer too hot for you especially in the bustling city? Let’s head to this romantic island with picturesque scenery to relax, refresh and recharge yourself! Udo Island is legendary for its breath-taking…

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    Coffee and Cats – a morning with Buddhist nuns
    July 17, 2014, No comments

    Hello Again Everyone!! The very last major temple I had yet to visit in Yangsan was Beopcheonsa Temple. The first time I attempted to visit this nunnery in the mountains of Mt. Geumjeongsan, which borders on Busan to the…

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    Enjoy Busan: The beauty of rocks at Igidae Park.
    July 17, 2014, No comments

    During my summer holiday, I tried to find a place to enjoy surrounded by a beach. Since I was living in Gumi, Busan was the best option for me. Actually, I had already discovered this city more than four times,…