All posts tagged Museum

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    The Ultimate Guide to Busan’s Museums
    February 28, 2013, No comments

    Although known for sun, sand and sea, the beautiful southern city of Busan is also a hub for cultural activity. It is home to the Busan Biennale, a city-wide celebration of contemporary art, and the Busan International…

  • King Euija from MBC’s drama “Gyebaek” (2011). Photo courtesy of MBC.
    The Last King of Baekje, Euija
    February 27, 2013, No comments

    They say history is written by the victors, which is easily proven by how little you learn of the “losing” nations during history class. The Korean history you learn in school, in particular, has a tendency to focus…

  • 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…

  • A wealthier household would even have a radio and TV
    Once upon a time – Blast to the past in Jeju
    October 29, 2012, No comments

    Ever wonder what Korea was like in the past? Not the very old past, like the Joseon era or before – you can always go to palaces or themed folk villages to get a feel of what is was like – but a more recent Korea, like the 60s…