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Gangnam Style: The Controversy Behind It, Seoul, Korea Rep. travel blog

Gangnam Style: The Controversy Behind It

A travel blog entry by emi716

    There are many modern artists in South Korea today, but for the past years, I know of one who has been considered newsworthy multiple times, and not just in South ...

Korean Traditional Art: Development & Causes, Seoul, Korea Rep. travel blog

Korean Traditional Art: Development & Causes

A travel blog entry by emi716

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... uncover facts about my topic! Gugak refers to traditional Korean music and art like dances, ceremonial movements, and songs. In Korea, painting is a major genre of art, and additional traditional art forms that are popular are ...

Korean Music: Traditional and Today, Seoul, Korea Rep. travel blog

Korean Music: Traditional and Today

A travel blog entry by emi716

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... their eyes and a nose job. K-Pop is admires throughout Asia, but are all the effects positive? From instruments to K-Pop, Korea has a very developing musical culture with surprised yet to be discovered. Da-eum sigankkaji! <Until next time!> Emily ...

A shopping excursion, Seoul, Korea Rep. travel blog

A shopping excursion

A travel blog entry by twilightsummers

Last Saturday I went shopping with Emma and Ryan at the Carrefour department store. I was looking forward to getting some stuff for my kitchenette. It turns out that I have a hot plate already here (plus the dorm fridge), so all I needed to get was a ...

Irány délre! / Jeollanam-do is waiting!, Yeosu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Irány délre! / Jeollanam-do is waiting!

A travel blog entry by arodin

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A tavaszi félév vizsgáit befejeztem, itt az ideje egy kis pihenésnek! Első úticélom a Korea déli Jeollanam-do tartományában fekvő Yeosu város. A város egy félszigetből és 317 apró szigetből áll, melyek nagyobb része ...

April and May in Korea, Busan, Korea Dem Peoples Rep travel blog

April and May in Korea

A travel blog entry by melian

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    Hello everyone, hope all of you are doing well.  Ian and I are still having a good time in Korea.  We are almost finished our 7th month...time flies....only  5 to go then we will see all of you again.  This entry is ...

All Packed and Ready to Go, Seoul, Korea Rep. travel blog

All Packed and Ready to Go

A travel blog entry by altaiojok

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Still in Seoul, but all packed and ready for my adventure to China! Tonight I will be flying first down to Bangkok for a layover and then on to Kunming in the southwestern Yunnan province of China. I will be meeting up with my parents who just started ...

Matt and Vinny, Changwon, Korea Rep. travel blog

Matt and Vinny

A travel blog entry by matt_and_jules

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They all tell me that around three months it will hit you. No korean food, music, pop culture or shopping excursion will cure it, and you will all get it, around three months away from Canada you will wollow in it. Yes my friend you will get the "three ...

Getting Some Seoul: Part Two, Seoul, Korea Rep. travel blog

Getting Some Seoul: Part Two

A travel blog entry by quirkybenny

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May 1st (Thursday) Eero and Sonia tagged along to see Jamala get her tattoo. When we were getting on the subway, the door shut before Jamala and Eero could get on. Luckily, we met up fast. While Jamala got her tattoo, we checked out the Gangnam district. ...

Civilisation at last!, Seoul, Korea Rep. travel blog

Civilisation at last!

A travel blog entry by jamesandsonia

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... and Sangipsol (barbecued pork pieces with rice wrapped in lettuce). Another highlight of our stay included a night at the baseball (Korea has had a professional league for many years) where we watched Samsung take on LG and the fans enjoying dried ...

Utazási kiállítás COEX Travel Expo, Seoul, Korea Rep. travel blog

Utazási kiállítás COEX Travel Expo

A travel blog entry by arodin

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Ma volt a COEX-ben a koreai utazási kiállítás utolsó napja. Zárás előtt 2 órával már sok standot elhagytak, lebontottak, de azért sikerült innen-onnan érdekesnek tűnő prospektusokat szerezni. A képen látható ...

A quick thank you, Manyang, Korea Rep. travel blog

A quick thank you

A travel blog entry by algakovic

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... to wake with the morning sunrise for quite sometime now! (it was at 5:30 am or so). I am told the resort is famous in Korea and I can see why. The hospitality and kindness I received there has left a long lasting impression on me on top of that I have ...

Never judge a book by its cover., Seoul, Korea Rep. travel blog

Never judge a book by its cover.

A travel blog entry by gracemahmoud

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So I've actually made it to Korea! Never thought this day would actually come but here I am sitting in the Hyatt hotel room with a pretty amazing view and might I add, a very fancy room all to my self!! To be honest I thought Korea was going to be some ...

Reggeli bevásárlás / Breakfast shopping, Seoul, Korea Rep. travel blog

Reggeli bevásárlás / Breakfast shopping

A travel blog entry by arodin

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Ircsivel felmértem ma a környék boltjait és bevásároltam reggelire. Csak a szokásos: tej, szőlős joghurt, halpogácsa és "barna" tojás. Már várom, hogy holnap reggel legyen! :-)  ____________ I went for a small ...

The costume makes the clown, Seoul, Korea Rep. travel blog

The costume makes the clown

A travel blog entry by johnnynomad

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It looks as though I will be making the puddle jump to the mainland (China) and finally start heading towards home in the next day or so! In Beijing we will have the long awaited / much anticipated reunion of Johnny Nomad and Special agent ...

Walkabout Changwon style, Changwon, Korea Rep. travel blog

Walkabout Changwon style

A travel blog entry by matt_and_jules

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Matt and I decided that staying in on a Saturday, especially one of our first Saturdays in Korea was a definitely no-no! So we decided to head out to see the many parks and sites of Changwon. You should have seen the parliament buildings! Apperently ...

From Seoul to Busan, Busan, Korea Rep. travel blog

From Seoul to Busan

A travel blog entry by paulandton

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... find a nice area with lots of restaurants. We decide to go for our first Korean BBQ or Bulgogi. For those who haven't been to Korea or a Korean restaurant before, I’ll try to explain it a bit. You order the meat you want, we chose duck this time, ...

Seoul I'm beginning to really like you, Seoul, Korea Rep. travel blog

Seoul I'm beginning to really like you

A travel blog entry by hugeinjapan

... turn right at the Len's Crafters, walk past the Taco Bell and Subway, and then turn right at the McDonald's. Am I really in Korea? Globalization is a real thing. My hostel was super nice. Brand new everything. I had booked one night in an 8 bed dorm but ...

Seoul, Weddings and a Love Motel, Seoul and a little bit of Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Seoul, Weddings and a Love Motel

A travel blog entry by taransay

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... eating all the calories in one meal was a great idea i thot. So, at the weekend we went to Seoul. The capital of Korea. The place where there are more people than the entire population of Australia. And I've heard that Australia is a pretty big place. ...

Sharing House-Comfort Woman, Seoul, Korea Rep. travel blog

Sharing House-Comfort Woman

A travel blog entry by kevinbwinebold

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... nbsp; After talking herself out of suicide, she began to make a life for herself.  She was too ashamed to return to Korea.  She lived in China for 58 years.  It wasn't until a man researching the comfort station system discovered her, that ...

JeJu, South Korea, Jeju Island, Korea Rep. travel blog

JeJu, South Korea

A travel blog entry by gretchen-bob

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We arrived in Jeju, South Korea, a volcanic island, under mostly sunny skies. Our first stop was the Seongeup Folk Village, a small and ancient town of 1,000 hardy people, located at the foot of Mount Halla.  Although the villagers get a government ...

Easter Weekend, Cheonan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Easter Weekend

A travel blog entry by clare_mills

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I am so proud of myself!! I have just come back from a big adventure...visiting E-mart all by myself! I had a nice lie in this morning along with some tea in bed (happy days: I acquired a mug & the world's tiniest teaspoon from school which the girl ...

Flying on the brain, Seoul, Korea Rep. travel blog

Flying on the brain

A travel blog entry by sarahwoo

... a lack of creativity in South Korea. If anything, it's creativity that's driving technology, music, design, and entertainment in Korea. Creativity and cuteness, yes. The little plastic bags in front of stores to hold your umbrella, the separated bins at ...

Jonathan's Yak-hon, Jeju-do, Korea Rep. travel blog

Jonathan's Yak-hon

A travel blog entry by bethknee

... you?) but the actual ceremony was nice. I got to spend time with Dan's family which I really appreciate since my departure from Korea is quickly approaching. We also went to see this cool waterfall that falls right into the ocean. Then we went to this ...

North and South, Seoul, Korea Rep. travel blog

North and South

A travel blog entry by bethknee

... grow opium for illegal drug trade. Kim Jong Il blames North Korea's famine on flood, draught and sanctions against the country. North Korea has received more international aid than any other country and all of that food goes to feed the military, not the ...

One month has passed, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

One month has passed

A travel blog entry by emyjane

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So, Ive started many entries, but never got round to putting them on here - mainly because my computer crashes and I lose everything I have written, so Ive decided to be sporadic in my entries, and provide limited information on my stay here!! So ...

Erster Halt / First Stop, Seoul Incheon, Korea Rep. travel blog

Erster Halt / First Stop

A travel blog entry by gustavteschner

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So, das hier ist dann wohl der erste Eintrag... Ich sitze gerade in der Wartehalle vom sehr hellen Airport in Seoul. Der Flug war zwar lang aber nicht unangenehm. Sehr gute Airline mit einem riesigen Angebot an Filmen, Spielen und anderen lustigen Dingen ...

Gyeong ju, Gyeong ju, Korea Rep. travel blog

Gyeong ju

A travel blog entry by margie1

We just arrived in this town - gyeong-ju - at 5pm without having booked accomodation - we walked down the street into this fab hotel & got a room - its cheap! about aud$35 and tv - fridge etc etc AND pc and free internet in our room! im staying ...

Seoul, Seoul, Korea Rep. travel blog

Seoul

A travel blog entry by clare_pinki

Jeju, Jeju City, Korea Rep. travel blog

Jeju

A travel blog entry by clare_pinki

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