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Jjimjilbang! A Korean Spa!


Jjimjilbang (찜질방) is a Korean version of spas and saunas. The direct translation would be Heating (Jjimjil) Room (Bang) and they don’t only have sauna related things! Modern variations can be considered mini… Continue reading

Korea is obessessed with “bang”


The flashing neon lights in the sleepless city Seoul seem to carry a common ending word, 방. Just exactly what is a 방? Literally meaning a “room”, the Korean word 방 (pronounced as… Continue reading