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November 7, 2014

I wonder why the Seoul City government rolls out the annual Seoul Lantern Festival during the late autumn when the nights are really chilly, or why they even call it a ‘festival’. A festival should include…

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Autumn Colors at the National Museum of Korea

October 14, 2014, No comments

The National Museum of Korea is just in my neighborhood. And every morning, as I ride the Blue Bus 400, I pass by its monumental structure, where a fe ...

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Boryeong Mud Festival’s Xtreme Challenge

July 30, 2014, No comments

The Boryeong Mud Festival is underway right now, and right in the thick (mud) of it, revelers and mud-lovers must have bathed themselves with the ther ...

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64 Years On: Remembering the Heroes of the Korean War

June 25, 2014, No comments

The Korean War started on June 25, 1950. That was 64 years ago, and everyone still remembers. And at the Seoul National Cemetery in the Dongjak Distri ...

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    Baring it All: Inside the Jjimjilbang
    March 10, 2014, 2 Comments

    Fans of all things Korea will undoubtedly know about the jjimjilbang (찜질방), or public bathhouse. It’s a rite of initiation for foreign residents and tourists setting foot in the Land of Morning Calm. To dip …

  • Movie theatres in Kofrea are high-tech, glitzy, and glamourous
    Take Me to the Movies!
    February 6, 2014, No comments

    Who doesn’t love a night out at the movies? Waiting anxiously in the ticket queue, scarfing buttery popcorn and washing it down with a big gulp of soda, leaning back in a comfy chair, and watching stories come to life …