All posts tagged Seoul

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    Korea bans Standing Passengers in Red Buses
    July 15, 2014, No comments

    A huge change awaits the public transportation in the capital region of Korea: In order to improve convenience and safety of buses, standing passengers won’t be allowed anymore on the majority of red buses. This…

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    Seoul Summer Sale 2014
    July 14, 2014, No comments

    Seoul Metropolitan Government is holding its annual month-long Seoul Summer Sale to attract international tourists who are interested in shopping.  The honorary ambassador who will be promote Seoul Summer Sale…

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    Independence in Tapgol Park
    July 14, 2014, No comments

    While it is unclear exactly when Tapgol Park (탑골공원) was first established in Jongno-gu, it’s relevance in the history of the city is unquestioned. The site originally housed Weongaksa Temple and remnants…

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    We Love Seoul: Han River Memories
    June 25, 2014, No comments

    My first memory of the Han River is one of a huge, dark and murky waterway. It slithered through the centre of Seoul like some kind of giant snake, dragging dirt, contamination and refuse in it’s wake. My parent’s genuinely…

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    The Jamsu Bridge and Floating Island
    June 10, 2014, No comments

    Everyone in Seoul knows about the Banpo Bridge, which is famous for its very colorful and fascinating dancing fountains. But what’s not well known is that, while the fountains are actually installed on the higher…

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    Ars Nova: Not Your Mother’s Classical
    May 30, 2014, No comments

    A little while ago, we had the opportunity to attend a performance of the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra’s (SPO) innovative Ars Nova concert series. Truthfully though, until the moment we arrived on the doorsteps…

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    Summer + Live Music = Fun!
    May 29, 2014, No comments

    Warm weather begs people to head outside and is there a better place to head than one with live music? Check out this list with the top music festivals to get your toes tapping this summer season. Grab some friends, grab…