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South Korea

SOUTH KOREA | Fri, 28 Aug 2015 | By tamarmalade | Views [378]

Tags: cherry blossoms, incheon, seoul, south korea, temple

And the winner is....

SOUTH KOREA | Fri, 10 Apr 2015 | By a_and_a | Views [632]

South Korea! Yup, we have changed directions entirely and it was a really good decision. South Korea was not on our radar to begin with but throughout our travels we have heard consistently good things about the country so we thought- why not? Not ... Read more >

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Where it all started...

SOUTH KOREA | Thu, 17 Jul 2014 | By megandrob | Views [509] | Comments [2]

South Korea... Our home for the past few years... And boy, has it been eventful.  When we came over to Korea, to teach English, both of us had the exact same goals.                      ... Read more >

Tags: introduction, south korea, start

Why I will miss South Korea

SOUTH AFRICA | Wed, 25 Jun 2014 | By shenaz | Views [441]

  It is well over a month since I returned from South Korea and I have to admit it was difficult adjusting to South African life again. It took about a whole week before I could accept that I live in SA and have to accept the way things are. ... Read more >

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Photos: pali-pali

SOUTH KOREA | Thu, 24 Apr 2014 | By hapakuna | Flickr Photo Gallery

Korean frenzy
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Tags: demilitarized zone, dmz, hapakuna, hapakuna, seoul, south korea

Hangover Soup: The Power of the Pork Spine

SOUTH KOREA | Mon, 9 Sep 2013 | By connectlocally | Views [10427]

It is Saturday morning at 1 a.m. and I am sitting at a folding table outside the GS Mart, a ubiquitous convenience store in my little neighborhood of Seoul. Next to me is my boyfriend, Hudson, and across from us are Ik and Jiny: a young Korean couple ... Read more >

Tags: food, hangover, hangover cures, pork, seoul, south korea, travel, trekking

Seoul, South Korea

SOUTH KOREA | Wed, 22 May 2013 | By annacarlson | Views [1448]

This was one of the most exciting legs of the trip to me. I got to spend time with one of my best friends, I didn't have to think much about what I wanted to do because Hannah would tell me, and I got free room and board! During this leg I was staying ... Read more >

Tags: food, gangnam, seoul, south korea

Photos: 안녕하세요 서울!

SOUTH KOREA | Fri, 19 Apr 2013 | By lilacriver | Photo Gallery

Hello Seoul!!
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Tags: gyeongbok palace, insadong, king sejong plaza, seoul, south korea

My Scholarship entry - Understanding a Culture through Food

SOUTH KOREA | Mon, 23 Apr 2012 | By divvea | Views [1089] | Scholarship Entry

Homestay in Hanok The maze of alleys and white washed walls transported me back in time as I wandered across the labyrinth of streets in GyeongGu. I stopped at the one Hanok I was looking for. Standing, door ajar, she beamed at me, smiling through ... Read more >

Tags: culture, food, hanbok, hanok, kimchi, love, music, south korea, travel writing scholarship 2012

A Taste of South Korea - Street Food

SOUTH KOREA | Mon, 20 Feb 2012 | By connectlocally | Views [8097] | Comments [2]

I’ve often felt that the best indication of a country’s cuisine isn’t found in well lit restaurants or even hole in the wall cafes hidden down darkened alleys. In my eyes, a true indication of a country’s spirit and personality can be found in the ... Read more >

Tags: food, south korea, street food, travel

5 Things You Must Do in Gwangju, South Korea

SOUTH KOREA | Sun, 28 Aug 2011 | By aussieontheroad | Views [6586] | Comments [1]

Think of South Korea and your mind immediately leaps to Seoul. It's hard to overlook the massive metropolis that dominates the Korean economy and political scene. It's the centre of Korean culture and the place the rock bands breeze through on their ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, gwangju, south korea

The Best & Worst of South Korea

SOUTH KOREA | Thu, 25 Aug 2011 | By aussieontheroad | Views [7287] | Comments [1]

South Korea, sadly, doesn't get the tourist play that a country of its rich cultural heritage probably deserves. People generally overlook Korea in favor of nearby China or Japan and that's a crying shame. There is plenty to love about the Land of ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, korea, south korea

Do's and Don'ts in South Korea

SOUTH KOREA | Wed, 17 Aug 2011 | By aussieontheroad | Views [7513]

South Korea might not technically be my backyard, especially not now that I'm back in Australia and away from the land of kimchi, all night binge drinking, and criminally short skirts. As a part of World Nomads Blog Your Backyard project, ... Read more >

Tags: #blogyourbackyard, blog your backyard south korea, dos and donts south korea, south korea, south korea drinking culture, south korea food, south korea street food, south korean culture, south korean life, things to do south korea

Off the Beaten Path: South Korea

SOUTH KOREA | Tue, 2 Aug 2011 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [6691] | Comments [1]

Since the Korean War, South Korea has remarkably built itself up to become a leading world-class country.   It is a large exporter of cars and electronics, produces talented filmmakers and athletes, and serves as a major hub for travelers coming ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, asia, food, hiking, off the beaten path, south korea, traditions, travel

April/May – Lotus Lantern Festival, South Korea

SOUTH KOREA | Thu, 24 Mar 2011 | By worldfestivals | Views [9952] | Video

Location: Seoul, South Korea Dates: late April or early May (dependent upon lunar calendar) Level of Participation: 3 – soak up the festival experience – taste temple food, enjoy artistic performances and create your ... Read more >

Tags: buddhism, lotus lantern festival, south korea, world festivals

Lost in Translation

SOUTH KOREA | Mon, 21 Mar 2011 | By mdlove85 | Views [597]

Yesterday, Monday March 21st is a great example of how things get lost in translation. I was invited to my co-teacher Eun Sun's wedding this Saturday. Two weeks ago I was told I couldn't go because I didn't have a ride. Yesterday Eun Sun said she would ... Read more >

Tags: school, south korea, teaching english

First Month in South Korea

SOUTH KOREA | Fri, 18 Mar 2011 | By mdlove85 | Views [567]

Friday March 18, 2011 I am slacking majorly on my blogging. I finally have internet at my house so it will be easier to write now. Something I'd rather do at the end of the day and not while I'm at work. I am totally connected now! I have cable, ... Read more >

Tags: daegu, english, expat, getting settled, living abroad, new beginnings, south korea, teacher, teaching english, travel

My Travel Writing Scholarship 2011 entry - Journey in an Unknown Culture

WORLDWIDE | Sun, 27 Feb 2011 | By saltcitygirl | Views [513] | Scholarship Entry

The taxi brakes slammed to a stop outside a row of dilapidated buildings. I jerked forward, my breath catching in my throat. Making sure I was watching him, the taxi driver pointed out the window. “Yogi,” he barked indicating a storefront that ... Read more >

Tags: #2011writing, journey in an unknown culture, samgypsol, soju, south korea, travel writing scholarship 2011

South Korea, unforgettable

SOUTH KOREA | Wed, 22 Dec 2010 | By chubipower | Views [737]

It was my first backpacking trip abroad by myself... I was a bit apprehensive about going alone, to a country where the people still speak only in Korean. but I told myself it would be awesome and I shouldn't have to worry since I know adequate Korean.... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, seoul, south korea

Korean music

SOUTH KOREA | Wed, 30 Jun 2010 | By annanderson | Views [757] | Video

Here are some drumming highlights from concerts that Kelsey saw in Sokcho, South Korea.  ENJOY!

Tags: drumming, korean music, music, sokcho, south korea

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