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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2015 Rose Festival in Korea

Spring is a season of flowers, blooming with different sizes and shapes, brightly yet colorfully presented to human eyes, not to even mention about the sweet scents. Being able to see such romantically bloomed flowers with your own eyes every year is just a blessing. Not sure about you guys out there, but for me,

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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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Cherry Blossoms – Seoul Version

In my previous post, I have wrote about places outside of Seoul for Cherry blossom viewing. However, some travelers or students might not be able to visit those places as it might cost a little too much or occupying too much of their time. Therefore, I have put up a list of a few places in Seoul

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Enjoying Spring Season as the Koreans Do

The past weekend’s sunny skies and warmer temperatures seem like a cruel tease with the sudden plummeting of temperatures over the last few days. Koreans call this sudden drop in temperatures just before spring “꽃샘추위” or kkot-sem-choo-eui, when the skies are said to become envious of the flowers beginning to bloom and bringing on a

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Cherry Blossoms in Korea

Regretfully, there are no 4 seasons in my own little country, however, looking at Facebook posts with those pleasantly blooming cherry blossom flowers popping up on my timeline makes my heart flutter, making me want to fly over to Japan or Korea just to have a glimpse of the pinkish or some are even reddish pink flowers.

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Spring is coming: Up and coming festivals in Korea

Winter has come! And spring is coming! Farmers are not the only ones preparing for the change of seasons, the snow is melting and the season of abundant festivals in Korea will be starting! Well, there are festivals year-round in Korea, but as the weather becomes warmer that is enough to inspire motivation to go explore

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Top 5 Classic Korean Movies to watch

Regardless of all the Hollywood movies overflowing all over the world, South Korea is one of the few countries where people watch more domestic films than foreign films. For being such a small country, Koreans are very much into their own music, movies, dramas, and celebrities. Certainly, South Korea has been highly influenced by many other

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