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Winter Getaways: Ski Resorts in Korea

Many of the ski resorts of Korea are scattered throughout Gangwon-do Province, the region that gets the most annual snowfall. However, skiers based in Seoul will be happy to know that there are a ..
(December 15, 2010)
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Gangwon-do Mini Trips by Theme

Gangwon-do, the northeastern region of Korea, is bordered by the East Sea and North Korea. The region is an extremely popular destination all year round, since it’s fairly close to Seoul and is .
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Christmas at the Korean Theme Parks!

Christmas, one of the world’s most celebrated holidays, is just around the corner. As the year draws to an end and the weather starts getting colder, Christmas season is once again upon us. The .
(December 15, 2010)
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5 Recommended Restaurants for Vegetarians in Seoul

You can find bulgogi, galbi, kimchi, bibimbap, and more of Korea’s most representative dishes anywhere in Korea. Kimchi, a representative Korean dish, comes in numerous variations especially in .
(October 22, 2010)
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Best Culinary Day Tour in Seoul

Best Culinary Day Tour in Seoul Thanks to the popularity of TV miniseries “Daejanggeum: Jewel in the Palace” throughout Asia, the interest in Korean cuisine is at an all-time high. For ..
(October 22, 2010)
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Best Hiking Mountains in Seoul

Each of the 37 mountains in Seoul has a unique beauty all its own. At 837 meters high, Mt. Bukhansan is the highest in Seoul, and attracts a large number of hikers from all over the nation. Apart ..
(October 21, 2010)
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Jeju Island: Volcanic Island full of Allure

Samdado Island Located southwest of the Korean Peninsula, Jejudo Island (제주도) is a volcanic island in the shape of an oval that measures 73km from west to east, and 31km from north to south. ..
(October 21, 2010)
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Busan for Dummies

As most of us know, there's life outside Seoul. Busan is often an overlooked city, as many flock to Seoul, bright lights, big capital. But ask any Korean and they will tell you - Korea's second ..
(October 21, 2010)
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Korea Tourism Live Information, Visit Korea 2 Jeju-do Island : .

Jeju-do Island: Korea’s remarkable semi-tropical, volcanic island. With its incredible scenery and warm-hearted people, Jeju-do is a once in a lifetime destination! Every year, on the 15th day .
(October 20, 2010)
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Summer Outdoor Recreation ? : Windsurfing on the Hangang River

The waterfront of the Hangang River is always packed with people getting on a sightseeing cruise ship or enjoying outdoor activities like biking, inline skating, jogging, or even fishing. If you ..
(October 20, 2010)
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Thrills and Romance Abounds in Top Three Theme Parks

The three theme parks in closest vicinity of Seoul are also three of the most well known amusement parks in Korea. Lotte World, Everland and Seoul Land are all complete entertainment complexes that ..
(October 20, 2010)
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Local Foods in Korea: Korean Food Culture Series - Part 6

Although Korea is currently separated into the south and the north, the nation was once divided into eight provinces according to the administrative districts of the Joseon Dynasty. The northern ..
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Kimchi, the fundamental Korean food: Korean Food Culture ..

In Korea, there is a saying “gimjang (kimchi for winter use) is half of one's winter provisions. " No matter how sumptuous a banquet may be, a banquet spread without kimchi is unimaginable. ..
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Royal Korean Cuisine: Korean Food Culture Series - Part 4

Surasang (a table setting for a king) Royal Cuisine – royal meal and royal table setting for celebratory occasions What did kings in the Joseon Dynasty normally eat? Meals prepared for kings .
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Special Food for Seasonal Occasions: Korean Food Culture ..

Foods enjoyed on festive days and in particular seasons in Korea Foods for special occasions include festive foods that were enjoyed on holidays in particular months and seasonal dishes prepared ..
(October 13, 2010)
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Seasonings and Style of Korean Food: Korean Food Culture ..

When cooking, we use various ingredients to create the distinctive flavor of each dish while preserving the individual taste of each food used. We call these ingredients seasonings. In Chinese ..
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Overview of Korean Food: Korean Food Culture Series - Part 1

With the success of the Korean drama Daejanggeum, orJewel in the Palace, in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Japan, the popularity or Korean foods are rising in Asia. The rising popularity is also attributable .
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The World of Korean Tea

Nokcha (Green tea) Nokcha (녹차), or green tea, is made from tea leaves that have been dried to retain their green color. It is one of the most frequently enjoyed beverages both at home and in ..
(October 11, 2010)
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Overview of Korean Food: Korean Food Culture Series - Part 1

With the success of the Korean drama Daejanggeum, orJewel in the Palace, in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Japan, the popularity or Korean foods are rising in Asia. The rising popularity is also attributable .
(October 11, 2010)
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Korean Thanksgiving Day – Chuseok Traditions!

Chuseok is by far the biggest and most important holiday in Korea. It is a time when family members from near and far come together to share food and stories and to give thanks to their ancestors for .
(October 11, 2010)
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Korea’s Top 10 Tourist Destinations

To celebrate the completion of its new website, the Korea Tourism Organization has come up with an list of heralded travel destinations exclusively for visitors. Due in large part to Korea’s ..
(October 04, 2010)
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