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South Korea is a country swathed in green, prodding its stony fingers skyward, and the Koreans are a people obsessed with nature, and with mountains in particular. Wherever you travel, you'll see Koreans out in the open air, clad in the latest adventure fashions, pushing ever onward and upward.
With China looming to its west and Japan nudging it from the east, it's no wonder the country has played unwilling host to centuries of war games. But no matter how many times its neighbours try to swallow it, South Korea manages to survive intact.
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 | By annielee | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry
1 - 10 oz package of korean starch noodles (dang myun)
1/3 lb lean cut of beef, cut into 2" long and 1/4" thick sticks
1 bunch spinach, trimmed and cleaned
1 red bell pepper, cut into 2" long and 1/8" thick sticks
1 medium carrot, ... Read more >See all 3 photos >>
Tags: passport & plate: italy 2014
Mon, 3 Mar 2014 | By kldavis1 | Views 
thanks to world nomads providing me with the superest travellers insurance i signed up again. just less than 24 hours i will begin my journey to bali, indonesia. who knows what im in for. not a clue. will find out when i get there i suppose! matt is ... Read more >
Tags: bali, indonesia
Sun, 2 Mar 2014 | By rogerinkorea | Photo Gallery
healthy spring foods from KoreaSee all 3 photos >>
Sun, 2 Mar 2014 | By rogerinkorea | Views 
The vernal Equinox is just on the horizon. The western calendar has it registered for arrival in Asia on the twenty-second day of March. But according to the traditional Chinese Lunar calendar, which is used similarly in Korea, Japan and ... Read more >
Tags: healthy foods from korea, spring time foods
Sat, 1 Mar 2014 | By eric_stahler | Views 
We arrived in kuala Lumpur yesterday after spending four nights in busan, the second largest city in Korea. For one thing, the weather was much better in the south of the country. We really enjoyed busan, maybe even more than Seoul, mostly because of ... Read more >
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 | By nobodknew | Views 
some pple say never look back but somehow time to time i realized i always end up in a place where i never thought that i would actually visit again.
was i orbiting? hope that's what it was cuz i wouldn't mind doing that @ all.
this journey ... Read more >
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 | By rogerinkorea | Photo Gallery
photos of whale museum and whale meatSee all 4 photos >>
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 | By rogerinkorea | Views 
I write this journal entry not to elicit any ethical, moral or environmental debate over the business of whaling and/or the practice of eating whale meat. I am merely writing this piece to inform travellers that the culinary tradition of eating ... Read more >
Tags: eating whale meat
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 | By rogerinkorea | Photo Gallery
photos of ganggu harbourSee all 4 photos >>
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 | By rogerinkorea | Views  | Comments 
They come from the cold, deep waters of the North Pacific along Russia and Korea's eastern coastlines. They are big in size and plentiful in numbers during the winter months of January and February when it is a custom of many Korean people to ... Read more >
Tags: south korea - off the tourist trail
Mon, 17 Feb 2014 | By rogerinkorea | Flickr Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry
Ingredients ingredients for "Got Gae-Sae woo Deonjang JJigae Korean Crab & Shrimp Bean Paste Stew water (preferably non-chlorinated three strands of dried black seaweed [about 100 grams] 5 small anchovy-dried 2 heaping tablespoons of Deonjang (Bean ... Read more >See photo slideshow >>
Tags: passport & plate: italy 2014
Tue, 28 Jan 2014 | By countryboy | Views  | Comments 
It's very easy to make fun of another country simply because of a few cultural/linguistic differences.
So here we go.
The manicurist shop called Hand Job .
The Korean award clearly displayed in ... Read more >
Mon, 20 Jan 2014 | By thaibug | Views 
Been staying at a guest house, enjoying the warm weather and the freedom of not having an alarm to wake up to.
I landed in Phuket on Friday night. My first laugh.....and my first cultural mistake. I found the pick up man who was ... Read more >
Tue, 3 Dec 2013 | By countryboy | Views  | Comments 
VOULEZ DÉJÀ VU 1
I found Whore Street.
But more of that later.
Welcome back, gentle readers. Welcome back to the proper blog. We all know there's been a few entries ... Read more >
Tags: mamma mia
Wed, 6 Nov 2013 | By lastqueenofskye | Views  | Video | Scholarship Entry
It's September in South Korea. As the summer heat began to die down and the wind turned crisp, we could feel a tension in the air as the Harvest season drew near. This was the beginning of festivals, and the festival to start it all was the most important ... Read more >
Tags: Travel Film Scholarships 2013
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