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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,…

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    Seoul Summer Sale 2014
    July 14, 2014, No comments

    Seoul Metropolitan Government is holding its annual month-long Seoul Summer Sale to attract international tourists who are interested in shopping.  The honorary ambassador who will be promote Seoul Summer Sale…

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    Independence in Tapgol Park
    July 14, 2014, No comments

    While it is unclear exactly when Tapgol Park (탑골공원) was first established in Jongno-gu, it’s relevance in the history of the city is unquestioned. The site originally housed Weongaksa Temple and remnants…