3 Festivals in Korea to Check Out This July!

  Korea knows how to celebrate the Summer~ Whether you like rocking out, getting down & dirty, or frolicking through the flowers, Korea has a festival for you coming up in July! #1. ANSAN M VALLEY ROCK FESTIVAL 2015 안산M밸리록페스티멀 Attention all Rock music fans, this festival is for you! The Ansan M Valley Rock

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A Stroll Through Mangwon Market

Visitors to Seoul should all spare some time to experience Korea’s vibrant culture, unique foods, and shop for great bargains at the city’s world famous markets. Most visitors are attracted to the well-known markets of Seoul, such as the Gwangjang Market, Namdaemun Market, or the Noryangjin Fish Market. While these markets are full of great food and good buys,

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Goyang Flower Festival

Flowers are a beautiful, sure way to mark the end of the freezing, miserable temperatures that Korea is notorious for. As the country is blanketed in beautiful, colorful blossoms, spring flower festivals are a great way to get outdoors and enjoy the nice weather. There was the Yeouido cherry blossom festival and Everland’s tulip and

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Naminara Republic on Nami Island (Travel notes)

Did you know that there is a state inside South Korea, called Naminara Republic? I never knew that before last Sunday, when I was taken to that place called Nami Island, 50 minutes North-East from Seoul. Well, it is practically not a state, but rather an amusement park, which builds its image around the romantic

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Cat Cafes: 청춘 고양이

I’m definitely, 100%, a dog person. I LOVE dogs of every breed shape and size, but to be honest… occasionally I have an itch that only a cat can scratch. While I don’t think I could ever be a cat owner I do think they’re pretty cute. I like the rumbling vibrations that seem to

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Handling Your First Jjimjilbang and Mokyoktang Experience Like a Pro – Part I: The Jjimjilbang

Jjimjilbang, once merely a curious observation of Korean culture by non-locals, have steadily grown in popularity and acceptance in recent years with global celebrities and non-Koreans alike among the latest fans. Its popularity boom is to the point that it’s not unusual now to find one or two in many major cities around the world. But even though

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