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November 20, 2014

What comes in mind when thinking about something orange ? As a European you might be thinking about “Holland” (the Netherlands) or oranges.  However my first idea what comes to mind is the beautiful

Just outside the walls of Tongdosa Temple (통도사)

5 Reasons Why I Love Autumn in Korea

November 5, 2014, No comments

My Busan hyung told me to hop in the car with no idea where we were going. After nearly an hour, I found myself in the majestic temple of Tongdosa ( ...

The Soul of Seoul: Yangnyeongsi Herbal Market

The Yangnyeongsi Herbal Medicine Market

November 4, 2014, No comments

During the Joseon Dynasty some 600 years ago, Bojewon a medical institution was set up in Jegi-dong. ‘Won’ means an inn that was located along a m ...

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Kimchi stories in cartoon format

October 23, 2014, No comments

My brother is staying with me for a few weeks and I introduced him to Kimchi rice the other day and he loved it. He has had Kimchi before, but staying ...

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    7 Places to be Dazzled by Fall Foliage in Korea
    October 22, 2014, No comments

    단풍 (Danpoong) – the Korean word for the changing of the leaves In September, the grey skies, choking humidity and stifling temperatures of summer finally surrender to cloudless, cobalt skies and crisp air. It’s…

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    Gimje Horizon Festival
    October 17, 2014, No comments

    The summer heat is finished and the beauty of fall is upon us.  As blues skies open up and cool weather sets in a peaceful time of year begins. Something that goes hand and hand with this autumn is Festival Season in Korea.…