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  • BEEF-ore You Eat: A Guide To Korean Beef
    June 1, 2015, No comments

    My first taste of Hanu (한우,Korean beef) was when I visited Wonju. It is near the town of Hoengseong (횡성군), the ultimate source of high quality beef in South Korea.  The experience was unforgettable due…

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    It’s almost Buddha`s birthday !
    May 25, 2015, No comments

    Yeah, it’s almost Buddha’s birthday,  one of Korea’s most important holidays ! Prince Siddharta Gautama, later better known as Buddha, was born around 563 BCE in Lumbini which is now Nepal. His birthday is celebrated on…

  • Seodamun Prison March First Movement day1
    Seodaemun Independence Park Historical Site
    May 21, 2015, No comments

    We’re thankful to KTO Hotline 1330 for recommending us to visit Independence Park on March First Movement Day. We followed the big crowd and arrived at this old building. We didn’t know that this…

  • Kring and Jimmy: Krimmy-ier Than Ever
    May 12, 2015, No comments

    Last October 2014, I had the chance to interview Kring Elenzano and Jimmy Kim for The Korea Blog. Known as the Krimmy Couple (Kring + Jimmy = Krimmy), the Filipino-Korea couple was making headlines as contestants of the…

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    K- Festival and Enjoy, Gangwon Province!
    May 11, 2015, No comments

    Korea Festival is back. Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) Indonesia in cooperation with Embassy of the Republic of Korea and Korean Cultural Center Indonesia (KCCI) again held Korea Festival for three days, from 1~…