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  • Museum of Korea
    Worldwide Korea Bloggers 2014
    June 24, 2014, No comments

    This year the Worldwide Korea Bloggers welcoming dinner was held at the National museum of Korea ( Ichon station /이촌역 line 4, exit 2) What a beautiful location! I love the clash between nature/ traditional buildings…

  • Early Korean hanbok from the Three Kingdoms period. Photo by Brian Negin, cc-by-sa-3.0)
    Ten surprising tidbits from Korean history
    May 2, 2014, No comments

    We all love Korean historical dramas, and most of us are using this platform to learn more about Korean history. Dramas are good to study about culture, society, relationships but is not always a reliable source of facts,…

  • A memorial Bridge for New Zealand's service in Korean War
    Koreans and Kiwis: Finding Korea in New Zealand
    April 11, 2014, No comments

    It’s my personal theory that the quirk that causes people to see faces in inanimate objects or identify human emotions in animals is probably the same factor that makes us look for the familiar in the foreign. When I …

  • The old man fell head over foot and foot over head
    Korean Folk Tale: Three Years Hill (삼년고개)
    February 21, 2014, 1 Comment

    If you’re anything like me, you probably worry too much, and even though you worry, probably know that it doesn’t do you any good! Perhaps the cure for that is a good, old-fashioned folk tale! Folk tales are always …