All posts tagged Travel


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    Cheorwon: Tranquility on the DMZ
    December 4, 2013, No comments

    With all the recent media attention suggesting that the Koreas are on the brink of nuclear war, the world might be surprised to learn that the cities dotting the DMZ, or demilitarized zone between the counties, are as…

  • Cheongsong Porcelain Experience
    Cheongsong’s Unique White Porcelain
    November 17, 2013, No comments

    Ask any Korean why you should head to Cheongsong, Korea and they’ll probably tell you about Mt. Juwang National Park, delicious apples, or a prison. There are a few things that Cheongsong is famous for and one lesser…

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    Traveller’s Tips : Staying Connected in Korea
    November 14, 2013, No comments

    Many of us have developed the habit of staying connected with our social media accounts while on the go.  As such, one of the hassles of travelling is not being to stay connected and get online as and when we wish to.  If…

  • 2013 Seoul Lantern Festival
    The Cheonggyecheon Lights Up
    November 10, 2013, No comments

    The 2013 Seoul Lantern Festival is in full swing, literally the lanterns are swinging from the bridges and wires that cross the Cheonggyecheon stream. Every night from November 1 to November 17 lanterns under the…

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    Chrysanthemum Flower Festival at Jogyesa
    November 8, 2013, No comments

    The good thing about living in a country with 4 seasons is that the impermanence of living things become more apparent through the changes in the surrounding eg. climate, weather, fashion and nature.  In spring, spring…

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    10 things to see and do in Jeju
    November 2, 2013, No comments

    I remember the first time I visited Jeju was in the summer of 2002 when the 2002 Korea/Japan FIFA World Cup was in full swing. The breathtaking vistas and the charm of the island south of the Korean Peninsula, not to…

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    The Haunting…
    October 31, 2013, No comments

    The amazing main hall at the beautiful Unmunsa Temple in Cheongdo, Gyeongsangbuk-do. I think one of the scariest movies I ever saw while growing up was The Birds, the 1963 film by Alfred Hitchcock. Ever since that day,…

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    The Sea Diamond: Haegeumgang
    October 27, 2013, No comments

    Haegeumgang, 해금강, is the Sea Diamond off the coast of Geoje Island. Originally called Galdo as it looks like the stretching roots of the arrowroot, the islands shoots up 116 meters into the sky and used to be covered…