Category Archive: Culture

Starbuck’s 2016 Spring Collection

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Starbucks Korea’s new Spring collection is out, and they are crazily popular! Here are a few of the collectibles for you to check out! Imagine enjoying a nice hot coffee with one of these mugs.… Continue reading

Spring Flower Festivals to visit in 2016

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Similar to Japan, Korea is blessed with magnificent weather and gorgeous flora especially during the spring. The time of blooming for the Cherry Blossoms or Beot Kkot (벚꽃), differ from place to place. Here are some… Continue reading

Incheon Traditional Culture Centre

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Not sure what to do whilst waiting for your flight outbound from Incheon Airport? Why not head over to the Traditional Culture Centre in Incheon Airport? Operating Hours: 7:00am-10:00pm Activity Fees: Free (may vary by program) Limited… Continue reading

Seollal, Korean Lunar New Year

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Similar to Chinese New Year, the date for Korean Lunar New Year or Seollal is never really fixed on the normal Gregorian calendar. They follow the Lunar Calendar instead, which is based on… Continue reading

Changdeok Palace 창덕궁

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One of the Five Grand Palaces, Changdeokgung 창덕궁 is one of the most historical buildings in Korea. Though it was the favourite palace of many princes and kings, the castle has been adorned… Continue reading

Experience the Beauty of Korean Buddhism in Jogyesa 

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Located in Seoul, Jogyesa (조계사 曹溪寺) is the centre of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. Given that it’s the centre of the biggest Buddhist sect in South Korea, Jogyesa is easily one… Continue reading

Pororo the Little (Korean) Penguin!

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If you have a child or a younger sibling, chances are you might have encountered this little fella! This is Pororo, the Little Penguin from Korea. Though part of a children’s show him… Continue reading

Kim Yuna

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We’ve mentioned Kim Yuna before in our Top 5 Sportswomen in South Korea, but we’ve never really had a chance to talk about how amazing her figure skating is! Sometimes dubbed ‘Queen Yuna’,… Continue reading

Golf Obsession in Korea and Screen Golf!

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We’ve mentioned about Inbee Park in our Top 5 Sportswomen in Korea, but not so much about the culture and how much Koreans love golf as well. They do respect the sport quite… Continue reading

Top 5 Sportswomen in South Korea

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Previously we did an article on the Top 5 Sportsmen in South Korea. Although this is a follow up, I must say it was hard writing this article as there were just too… Continue reading