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    Tips on Getting Tax Refund in Korea
    September 7, 2013, No comments

    Korea is a shopping paradise, especially to ladies. Endless pretty shoes, gorgeous bags, cute cosmetics and delicious food seem to follow you wherever you are. You just feel like buying the entire Korea back! Practically,…

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    My Korean Summer Dream Vacation
    August 18, 2013, No comments

    Dream vacation. Who doesn’t like the sound of that? I picture immaculate, sandy beaches and waiters with cocktails or exploring ancient buildings, the sun setting on the horizon, my outfit plucked straight…

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    Curiouser and Curiouser – the Megashow
    July 31, 2013, No comments

    You know how life doesn’t always turn out as planned? And sometimes things are just not what they seem to be? Well, I’ve had my fair share of those moments, but it doesn’t mean I’m prepared for them,…

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    Korea’s Teddy Bear Obsession
    July 4, 2013, No comments

    * This post is written by Asif Quadri, one of the Korea Blog’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers. Korea has a peculiar fascination with Teddy Bear Museums. There are two on Jeju Island, one in Seoul, and two in Gyeongju. I have…

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    Rainy day drink – makgeolli with pajeon
    July 2, 2013, No comments

    * This post is written by Jos Tan, one of the Korea Blog’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers. Each country has it’s own beverage. For Korea, there are 2 very popular alcoholic beverages – Soju (소주) and Makgeolli…

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    Exploring Gyeongju: Bulguksa
    June 4, 2013, No comments

    Since first arriving to Korea in 2008, I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to travel to every corner of the peninsula and Jeju. This month on the The Korea Blog, I’m venturing down to the southeastern coastal city…

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    Join the third team of Worldwide Korea bloggers!
    May 15, 2013, No comments

    Launched on January 31, 2011, the Korea Blog, an affiliate of run by the Korean Culture and Information Service, is on its third adventure through the Korea-related blogosphere in 2013. The Korea Blog…

  • Tulips, tulips, everywhere
    Sea, Wind, and Tulips – a Trip to Taean
    May 9, 2013, No comments

    After what seemed like an indefinitely long winter, spring has finally decided to make an appearance on the Korean peninsula. And with spring came the flowers; the whole country blooms, quite literally. Lavender pink…