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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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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Discovering new hobbies: Rock Climbing

All you need is a rock, a harness and rope! Well, a rock will be a start, but rock climbing is a versatile and athletic sport. Rock climbing is popular around the world and Korea is no exception! Korea may not be a top-destination to travel to for rock climbing, like Venezuela or Yosemite, but

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Cherry Blossoms on the Donghaksa Mountain Trail

It has been a long-time ago but I can clearly remember the series of Cherry Blossoms that one spring day.  Our class has finished one of our second cultural class of the day. Being near Gongju, our travel time wasn’t that long and from morning till afternoon, we were able to make Kilned clay pots

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The Wonderful Island of Jeju

One of the unmissable delights of set out is to taste the nearby fortes of the area. Each one spot has its own local dishes or nearby sustenance contingent upon the attributes of the area. Some of them can’t be discovered somewhere else and may shift relying upon the season. Jeju Island, a well known

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The Mountain of Samcheongdong

I often find myself to be lost. Not just in the poetic way but in the very real, physical, ”I’ve no idea where in the world I am” kind of way. Anyone who has ever been lost will now that it isn’t necessarily the greatest feeling, but that doesn’t mean that something good can’t come

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Seolleung Royal Tombs

In the midst of Seoul’s busy streets, you can find a peaceful area without the flood of tourists, and learn a part of Korea’s history during the Joseon Dynasty. Seolleung Royal Tombs or also known as Seonjeongeung, is the burial place of the 9th King Seongjong (1457-1494) and his lawful second wife, Queen JeongHyeon (1462-1530).

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