All posts tagged exhibition

  • The Queen makes her way
    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.…

  • Traditional Korean cloth-wrap “bojagi”
    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,…

  • Preparing tea is a solemn ritual
    Tea for Two, or Three, or Four
    June 14, 2013, No comments

    Or maybe thousands of people. Koreans drink a lot of tea. This might be hard to believe about a country which is currently inundated with coffee shops galore and tea shops hard to find, but tea has been an essential part …

  • 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…

  • Baby Princess Deokhye
    The Last Princess of the Joseon Dynasty, Deokhye
    January 18, 2013, No comments

    At times, life can be more dramatic than any kind of fictional portrayal. At times, a person’s entire life can be more unusual than a theatrical presentation. Princess Deokhye’s life was like that: born the youngest…

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    2013, the Year of the Snake comes slithering in
    January 7, 2013, No comments

    Happy New Year! It is 2013, the Year of the Snake. Among all the 12 symbols of the zodiac, the snake is probably regarded as the most dubious; its flickering tongue, slimy skin, poisonous looking fangs and rather sneaky…