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October 9, 2014

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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Share Your Creative Ideas on Developing Tourism in Korea – For Expats

October 8, 2014, No comments

Your innovative ideas can help us better prepare for the future of Korean tourism. What do you think Korea should do to differentiate itself from the ...

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Naksansa Temple – 낙산사 (Yangyang, Gangwon-do)

October 6, 2014, No comments

Hello Again Everyone!! Naksansa Temple was first founded in 671 C.E. by the famed monk, Uisang-daesa. The name Naksansa Temple is an abbreviation of ...

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Float like a Butterfly! Sting like a Bee! Trick Art in Seoul

September 25, 2014, No comments

Wanna narrowly escape a hungry crocodile, shoot yourself out of a cannon, or spar with a kangaroo? Well, it’s all possible at one of Korea’s trick ...

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    My First Korea Trip to Busan
    September 16, 2014, No comments

    Flight ticket My return flight ticket from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Busan, Korea is approximately RM620 or 200000won inclusive of tax, inflight meal and 15 kg of baggage. The low cost airline AirAsia always have flash…

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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. A hanok, or traditional Korean house, adheres to an ancient set…

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    Get your Seoul Food Fix at Gourmet 494
    August 29, 2014, No comments

    You wake up one day and are completely overcome with a gut-consuming desire for Cafe Mama’s creamy ricotta cheese salad, or savoury kimchi carnitas fries from Vatos Urban Tacos. Problem is, there’s sure to be a mile…

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    Tong-in Market: Eating on a Budget
    August 28, 2014, No comments

    Traditional markets dot the map of Seoul with some becoming more popular than others either due to a central location, the size or a delicacy or item you just won’t get anywhere else. Tong-in Market (통인시장) …