Tag Archive: Korea

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

Donenu Tongsamgyeob

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So recently, the boss got to go back home, to Korea! She had a fair bit of adventures and one of the more important things she experienced was FOOD. Scrumptious, mouthwatering and delicious… 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

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 Sportsmen in South Korea

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Sports in Korea is fairly large, with a huge array of fans and communities supporting their local athletes. Training for international competitions begin at a very young age and recruitment happens around the… Continue reading

Baseball (야구) in Korea

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Some countries may be fanatics about football, rugby or basketball, Korea absolutely loves baseball, a.k.a yagu in Korean (야구). From the professionals to the average student, baseball is well renowned in this country.… Continue reading

Ddeok, Korean Rice Cakes

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Ddeok (떡) is the Korean variation of rice cakes. Ddeoks are made from sweet glutinous rice flour and also include other ingredients such as: red bean paste, mung beans, korean dates, fruits, and… Continue reading