All posts tagged Seoul

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    Autumn Colors at the National Museum of Korea
    October 14, 2014, No comments

    The National Museum of Korea is just in my neighborhood. And every morning, as I ride the Blue Bus 400, I pass by its monumental structure, where a few passengers get off. These passengers must be working in the Museum.…

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    King Sejong Monument – Yeouido Park
    October 9, 2014, No comments

    We are now in October which means Hangeul day is just around the corner. What is Hangeul day we hear you ask? Hangeul day, which falls on the 9th October every year, is a day where Hangeul (한글) the Korean alphabet is celebrated.…

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    The 2014 Korea In Motion Festival
    September 12, 2014, No comments

    The Korea In Motion kicks off again in Seoul! Since 2012, the Korea Tourism Organization launches every September a campaign called Korea In Motion, KOINMO in short, to promote non-verbal performances, musicals,…

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    Disconnecting at Hyojongdang Hanok
    September 11, 2014, No comments

    For Chuseok, one of Korea’s oldest holidays, we headed south of Seoul, to experience our own slice of traditional life at Hyojongdang Hanok in Yongin. Hyojongdang Hanok A hanok, or traditional Korean house, adheres…

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    Video Game Alley in Yongsan Electronics Market
    September 5, 2014, No comments

    Video Game Alley  Attention Gamers: IF you haven’t been to Video Game Alley yet- RUN THERE! Game consoles from every generation and games can be found here! Today is Market Monday where at Seoulmateskorea.com we…

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    11 things to do around Seoul during Chuseok
    September 4, 2014, 1 Comment

    This month, we have a nice fat long weekend coming our way (September 6-9 or 10). But before you start making travel plans, first let me explain why you should stay in (or come to) Seoul and what you can do here. Chuseok is…