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Imsil greets visitors with welcoming warmth
Mar 16, 2015
One of the charms of travelling is the unexpected encounters we have with unfamiliar landscapes and new people. In particular, the countryside is more fun than the city, with its own distinct characteristics. Each village has its own stories, no matter how small it is. So it is w...

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March 14 = Sweet White Day
Mar 16, 2015
Are you familiar with what romantic date Korea has this month? Clue: It’s connected to Valentines’ Day.Well I hope you aren’t too late yet but this March 14 is one of the ‘sweetest’ (unofficial) holidays in Korea…WHITE DAY! On White Day, it is the guys who give sweets to the g...

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Kimchi making session @NON Berlin
Mar 13, 2015
Food in Korea is an important part of the culture and transmitting the passion and knowledge about food and its traditions has resulted in many different way of representation over the years. This is not the first time that I see a performance that mixes Korean food with music. ...


Mullae-dong: confluence of ironworks, art
Mar 12, 2015
Sculptures welcome visitors to a street of iron mongers and art galleries in Mullae-dong.An iron giraffe, a gentleman wearing a black hat and a map of Mullae-dong made from various metals. All welcome visitors to Mullae-dong as they walk along the street for a few minutes from ex...


Choi In-hun 'The Square'
Mar 11, 2015
The following text is written by Barry Welsh, instructor of Sookmyung Women's University, for the "Korean Culture Experience" essay contest.The English translation of Choi In-hun's celebrated novel ‘The Square’ provides English readers with an excellent opportunity to encounter o...

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Korean Music Industry Forum: Global expansion of Korean...
Mar 11, 2015
Hello everyone~ The Music Industry Forum that is sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Korea Creative Content Agency was opened on Thursday in 'Musistance' in Mapogu.  The topic of the third Music Industry Forum was “The examples and strategies of g...


Exhibit brings together artists from Korea, China, Japa...
Mar 11, 2015
Three artists, each from Korea, China and Japan, have come together in Seoul, inviting audiences into their own world of art. The Subtle Triangle exhibition that kicked off on March 10 at the Seoul Museum of Art features more than 30 works of art made by Tangachi, Xu Zhen and Koi...


Orchestra heralds the arrival of spring
Mar 10, 2015
The Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra is scheduled for a series of concerts in March. The orchestral strains of classical music will ring in a warm spring, as the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra readies for its fans a series of concerts this March. On March 14, the ensemble will bring to...

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Cute Poop Bread 똥빵 at Insadong, South Korea
Mar 10, 2015
What am I holding?It is Poop Bread- a delicious waffle-like bread in the shape of poo with a dollop of filling.   I am feeding Dongchimee- the poop man with poop bread :)I ordered a red bean-filled Poop bread which cost me only KRW 1,000.The poop bread is freshly m...

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Diving Deeper For Your Dreams: A Korean’s Success in Ce...
Mar 10, 2015
Back in 2011, I headed to Cebu to accompany my Busan friend, Jan Lee. Our first stop: the Seahorse Dive, which was a Scuba Diving School in Mactan. It was the first time I met its owner, Kyung Hyuk Kwon (or more commonly known as Charlie Kwon to Cebu’s locals). At that time, Jan ...