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Attractions

Colourful paintings line the streets at Daegu's Bangcheon Market
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April 7, 2014

If you’re travelling in Korea, you’ve gotta get yourself to a traditional market! Filled with every snack and knick-knack you can imagine, the traditional markets are a real slice of Korean culture. They hum with…

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Spring in Seoul : Hangang Yeouido Spring Flower Festival

March 27, 2014, No comments

Immersing amongst spring flower is probably one of the best travelling experiences I have had.  In Korea, the biggest spring events are the Yeouido ...

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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 residen ...

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 s ...

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    Chrysanthemum Flower Festival at Jogyesa
    November 8, 2013, No comments

    The good thing about living in a country with 4 seasons is that the impermanence of living things become more apparent through the changes in the surrounding eg. climate, weather, fashion and nature.  In spring, spring…

  • Life-sized F1 car model at the KIC grounds, home of the Korea Grand Prix
    Gearing Up for F1!
    October 5, 2013, No comments

    The Korea Grand Prix roars into town this weekend with racing fans descending on the rural Yeongam district for a piece of Formula One action. This is third time F1 will heat up the tracks on the Korea International Circuit…

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    A Royal Wedding at Unhyeongung
    September 29, 2013, No comments

    The year is 1866. It has been three years since the young Gojong has become the 26th king of Joseon. This is also the year where he would marry the daughter from the Min family clan, who would later become Queen Myeongseong.…

  • Admiral Yi Sun Shin guarding Yudalsan
    Sights and Scenes from Mokpo
    September 14, 2013, No comments

    Until recently, I hadn’t spent too much time on the west coast of Korea, so I was pleased that last weekend I was able to remedy that with a whirlwind trip to Mokpo (목포), a port city in the southwestern province of Jeollanam-do&hellip ...