All posts tagged Museum

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    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 ...

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    Korea’s Teddy Bear Obsession
    July 4, 2013, No comments

    * This post is written by Asif Quadri, one of the Korea Blog’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers. Korea has a peculiar fascination with Teddy Bear Museums. There are two on Jeju Island, one in Seoul, and two in Gyeongju. I have…

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    Heo Jun, the Legendary Doctor of Joseon
    March 27, 2013, No comments

    Know any famous doctors? Ask this question to a Korean and most likely the answer you’ll hear is “Heo Jun” (허준). Never mind that he was a physician of the Joseon Dynasty some centuries ago, Heo Jun is without…

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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…