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  • Seoul, Korea: Tong-in Market
    Tong-in Market: Eating on a Budget
    August 28, 2014, No comments

    Traditional markets dot the map of Seoul with some becoming more popular than others either due to a central location, the size or a delicacy or item you just won’t get anywhere else. Tong-in Market (통인시장) …

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    Beyond the Peninsula: Korean History in Shanghai
    August 26, 2014, No comments

    Within Korea, there are endless opportunities to visit sites focused on Korea’s recent history, such as Seodaemun Prison and The War Memorial Museum of Korea. But recent travels through Japan, China, and Southeast…

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    Korea’s “Bright Town” Myeong-Dong
    August 25, 2014, No comments

    Myeong-Dong means “Bright Town” Because of its all lighting sign boards ! I got a chance to visit Myeong-Dong last November where winter was at the Doorstep of Korea.The Temp. was around 2 degrees yeah it…

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    A visit to Jalgachi Market (자갈치시장)
    August 20, 2014, No comments

    The Jagalchi Market (자갈치시장) is Korea’s largest seafood market, where you can see the lifestyle of the indigenous Busan natives. The market is situated on the edge of Nampo Port (남포항), Busan.…

  • Suncheon Bay Reed Festival 2014
    10 Autumn Festivals Not to be Missed
    August 18, 2014, No comments

    Autumn is headed our way and as the summer heat leaves us and tank tops are covered with jackets and colorful scarves people look for still more fun to have before the cold winter chills take over. There are plenty of festivals…

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    Sharing the passion for Korea
    August 8, 2014, No comments

    It ‘s almost one week ago since I got back from an other exciting trip to Korea with some of my Hapkido students. After my first trip to Korea in 1994, I couldn’t imagine that this country would have this great…

  • Naganeupseong Folk Village, Suncheon
    Suncheon: A Rural Escape Like No Other
    August 7, 2014, No comments

    Visiting Suncheon wasn’t really part of my trip. One of my Korean friends sent me a Kakaotalk message and asked if I have made plans already in my upcoming travel to Korea. I was planning to just stay in Seoul …