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October 23, 2014

My brother is staying with me for a few weeks and I introduced him to Kimchi rice the other day and he loved it. He has had Kimchi before, but staying with me is the opportunity to have it least once a day if not every other day.…

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7 Places to be Dazzled by Fall Foliage in Korea

October 22, 2014, No comments

단풍 (Danpoong) – the Korean word for the changing of the leaves In September, the grey skies, choking humidity and stifling temperatures of summe ...

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Ginseng and a Confucian ritual … a surprising weekend in Geumsan

October 15, 2014, No comments

Since more than 25 years I`ve been interested in ginseng. Ginseng (인삼), for export reasons recently considered as food rather than a medicine, is ...

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INVITATION TO ISTANBUL IN GYEONGJU

September 18, 2014, No comments

이스탄불 in 경주 2014 / Gyeongju İstanbul’da / Istanbul In Gyeongju The living museum of human culture, Istanbul, Turkey will be holding ...

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    Get out of Seoul: by ferry to airport island
    September 17, 2014, No comments

    The closest beaches to Seoul are on the far side of Incheon International Airport. Cars can simply drive there, but two-wheeled transportation, either motorized or leg-powered, is not allowed on the expressway. So…

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    Jajang-yulsa – 자장율사 (590-658)
    September 2, 2014, No comments

    Hello Again Everyone!! I thought I would finally bring attention to some of the spiritual leaders, Korean monks, that helped Buddhism not only survive, but flourish throughout the Korean peninsula. For this article,…

  • Understanding Cultural Differences
    August 29, 2014, No comments

    Watching your favorite Korean star in a popular TV drama or discovering a new K-Pop idol group may have made you think how great it would be to have the next best thing: having a Korean friend. In my case, I was simply looking…