Diversifying entertainment in Seoul

Economic success of South Korea rests upon many things, and most notably – devastating working culture of Koreans. According to OECD statistical extracts from 2008, Korean people work the longest hours among all the other member countires. This of course affected a lot how people tend to relax here. For instance, Hankuk University students are famous for their weekly

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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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Yeouido – The Wall Street of South Korea

Yeouido is a large sandy island on the Han River in Seoul. Yeouido is the financial and banking district of Seoul – the capital of South Korea. Typically, National Assembly Building of South Korea, Korea Financial Investment Association, Gospel Church, Building 63 and the headquarters of major corporations are all located on Yeouido Island (LG,

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