Gayageum: Living Culture

Go Heung-gon was occupied with slowing down strings to make a cluster of 12 that he would requirement for the “gayageum” or 12-stringed Korean zither. He worked always, even as he addressed the telephone, got visitors and talked at his workshop in Seocho-dong, southern Seoul. At the point when more nylon-wrapped steel and metal strings

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On Being Single in Seoul and Wanting Noodles at 1am

A few days ago, at 1am, I suddenly found myself with severe cravings for Japanese style ramen. I tried to suppress them, but failed miserably, and thus I found myself walking the streets around Sinchon station in an attempt to find a place that could satisfy my cravings while the icy wind threatened with hypothermia.

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The Pie Hole

In Sinchon at the outskirts of the bar and nightlife area is a small café with the, for most westerners, the rather eye catching, name “The Pie Hole”. Whether the name is meant as a joke is unclear. Joke or not I’ve found it to be a great source of entertainment, but then I could

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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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All About Working in South Korea

Have you ever considered working in the Land of The Morning Calm? South Korea opens its calm land for brighter opportunities for job seekers. Locals as well as foreigners can find a lot of resources in how to start a career here in Korea. A high percentage of job openings include teaching while there are

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Free Wi-Fi Anywhere in Korea!

Travelling or Living in Korea? You’re looking for some free Wi-Fi hotspots so you can leech off for free right? Many places like McDonald’s, Starbucks, Caffe Bene and even some taxis offer free Wi-Fi, but for some odd reason passwords aren’t made so clear.  FEAR NOT….. Here’s are some quick tips so you can unlock

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Kissing Competition in Seoul

Supposedly, there was meant be a Kissing Competition held in Gwanghwamun on the 6th of December 2014, however, due to some unforeseen circumstances, the organizers were forced to cancel the event. Previously according to the event host Park Jung Il, he said that “The competition is fierce, and it’s really taking place,” he even added that many people

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Are You Ready for MAMA 2014?

The most anticipated music event of the year, Mnet Asian Music Awards most commonly known as MAMA, is all set and ready to rock the world with performances from well-known Kpop Idols and long time names in the music industry of South Korea this coming December 3, 2014 in Hong Kong, last year’s host country.

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