All posts tagged Seoul

  • Hangang
    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…

  • Gangseo Marsh Ecological Park
    Walking In the Marshes
    May 13, 2014, No comments

    The westernmost of the 12 Hangang Parks is the boggy and bird friendly Gangseo Marsh Ecological Park (강서습지생태공원). The park was established in 2007 and visitors can see numerous birds flying over wetlands…

  • Pole Pole in Hongdae
    Some Painting Fun in Hongdae
    March 20, 2014, No comments

    Not that easy to stumble upon, but worth the search, sitting near the train tracks that have been under construction for years in the Hongdae area is Pole Pole. Most people head the opposite direction, usually walking…

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    Changdeokgung Palace and Secret Garden
    March 5, 2014, No comments

    When one of my best friends came to visit me in Seoul, I wanted to show him some special places in the city. We decided to visit Changdeokgung Palace and secret garden, two sites that I didn’t have the chance to visit…