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A memorial Bridge for New Zealand's service in Korean War
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April 11, 2014

It’s my personal theory that the quirk that causes people to see faces in inanimate objects or identify human emotions in animals is probably the same factor that makes us look for the familiar in the foreign. When I…

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Spring in Seoul : Hangang Yeouido Spring Flower Festival

March 27, 2014, No comments

Immersing amongst spring flower is probably one of the best travelling experiences I have had.  In Korea, the biggest spring events are the Yeouido ...

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 ...

Psy Gangnam Style hot tub scene

Baring it All: Inside the Jjimjilbang

March 10, 2014, 2 Comments

Fans of all things Korea will undoubtedly know about the jjimjilbang (찜질방), or public bathhouse. It’s a rite of initiation for foreign residen ...

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    Wait… I’m eating mud?
    February 26, 2014, No comments

    There have been a few times in Korea when I was glad that I wasn’t told what I was eating until after I was done eating it and chuotang was one of those times. Usually the issue is just with translations. Who wants to hear…

  • Spring Festivals
    10 Spring Festivals You Shouldn’t Miss!
    February 24, 2014, No comments

    Spring is coming! Spring is coming! As the end of winter approaches and people across the country start to shed their many warm layers in favor of lighter brightly colored pieces of clothing, the streets start to fill…

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    Downtown Tax Refund Service in Seoul
    January 21, 2014, No comments

    Seoul is a shopping paradise and to beat the hassle of queuing to claim tax refunds at the airport, there are 6 locations where you can also claim tax refunds in downtown Seoul. There are 2 refund stations in Myeong-dong…