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  • Happy days in Seoul [Part 1]As most of you probably know, I came back from my second trip to Korea about a week ago. It wasn't a huge trip (I only visited Seoul, and only for 19 days at that) but it did so much Posted by Anon of Holland in A Dutchman in Korea | Feb 3, 2014
  • Central Asia Travelled to Uzbekistan/Kyrgyzstan... arriving from Incheon (South Korea) then travelled to/through; Tashkent, Fergana (Uzbekistan), Osh, Jalalabad, Posted by joffre in Itinerant Traveller | Aug 1, 2013
  • Children's DayChildren's Day is an official Korean holiday. I thought this was a random holiday. This year it happened to land on a thurs so my friends and I decided to make some boxed lunches and head to the river for Posted by Jenjilla in One country at a time | May 4, 2011
  • Chuseok with Amanda and LeaChuseok is the equivalent to Thanksgiving except it lasts about 3 days and occurs during the fall equinox. Since this was our first Chuseok, Amanda, Lea and I decided to celebrate it together. It would also be the first time Posted by Jenjilla in One country at a time | Sep 8, 2011
  • Jinju Namgang Yudeung FestivalThe Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival originates from the lantern lighting custom used during the Jinjuseong Fortress Battle of the Imjinwaeran War (Japanese invasion, 1592) as a military strategy to prevent Japanese troops from wading the Namgang River. T Posted by Jenjilla in One country at a time | Sep 29, 2011
  • Maskdance FestivalThe Andong Maskdance Festival was a far place to visit. Its in the Gyeongsanbuk province tucked away in the country. Luckily they had the super nice buses traveling to and from the major cities so it wasn't too bad. The Posted by Jenjilla in One country at a time | Sep 30, 2011
  • Shark DivingMy friends from Daegu are thrill seekers so I wasn't surprised when they asked me to go shark dive with them. I can't swim or float. I can only do a pretty decent backstroke. Weird. I know. We booked a Posted by Jenjilla in One country at a time | Jun 17, 2011
  • BraaidagComing to Korea, I never thought I'd meet so many South Africans. I was invited, by my friends who live in Jincheon, to this thing called a Braai and to Americans, it's just a BBQ. Still, it was fun listening Posted by Jenjilla in One country at a time | Sep 23, 2011
  • Chil Bo San HikingThe last day of school was the teacher hiking trip to Chil Bo San 칠보산 in Goesan. Chil Bo San literally means seven beaming mountains. I still haven't bought proper hiking shoes so I just went in my converse. I Posted by Jenjilla in One country at a time | Jul 14, 2011
  • Caribbean BayCaribbean Bay is an indoor/outdoor water park located in Yongin, South Korea. Opened in 1996 and apparently it is the largest indoor/outdoor water park in the world.. One of my Posted by Jenjilla in One country at a time | Jul 16, 2011
  • Martial Arts FestivalThe Martial Arts Festival in Chungju was a provincial field trip. We were told that this would be the last provincial field trip since they were cutting the budget. I thought I was going to see all sorts of martial Posted by Jenjilla in One country at a time | Sep 2, 2011
  • Sand Festival 2011The Busan Sand Festival happens every year. I went with my friend Lea whom I hadn't seen since orientation. Right when we got out of the subway, there was a parade on the way. It was a bunch of people Posted by Jenjilla in One country at a time | Jun 3, 2011
  • Mid-waySeoul, South Korea 08/12/2012 - 05:12pm Apparently a very good airport, didn't really discover it much, just transit stop, a few minutes. Will discover on way back. What time it is? don't know. Weather? Absolutely freezing. Will get photos on way back Posted by youngexplorer in First trip to Cambodia | Dec 7, 2012
  • Sapporo Snow Festival in Hokkaido (Yuki Matsuri)BGM: "Stars" by Nakashima Mika As I mentioned in a prior blog, one of the many joys of living close to Odori Park is watching it change with the seasons. Throughout the first week of every February (or whenever the snowfall Posted by GenkiLee in Romancing the Ring of Fire | Feb 7, 2002
  • The Jisan Valley Rock Festival 2012Every year, thousands of people enjoy the Korean summer by going to the magnitude of music festivals held all over the country. Some, like the Jisan Valley Rock Festival, are bigger than others. First started in 2009, this festival continues Posted by Anja Fourie in Exploradoranja | Jul 28, 2012
  • Japan/Korea Travelled to Japan/South Korea... arriving from Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), then travelled to/through; Osaka, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Fukuoka, Karatsu, Nagasaki, Shi Posted by joffre in Itinerant Traveller | Sep 6, 2012
  • Deokjeokdo, South KoreaBuddha's birthday is on the 28th of May, conveniently falling on a Monday this year, giving us all a lovely long weekend. For this long weekend we decided to visit one of the numerous islands populating the Korean coast. One Posted by Anja Fourie in Exploradoranja | May 28, 2012
  • Goodbye KoreaIt all started, the beginning of the end that is, one fairly normal Friday afternoon. We were at the gym performing one finger push-ups and chin-ups in very short shorts when a phone call came through requesting our presence together Posted by 2 Idiots Abroad in 2 Idiots Abroad | Jul 28, 2012
  • Gunsan and the Jeonju International Film FestivalOn a Friday afternoon after school, I jump on a bus and head to Gunsan. Gunsan is located on the west coast of the Korean peninsula. It was once a very small fishing village on the banks of the Geum Posted by Anja Fourie in Exploradoranja | Apr 28, 2012
  • It's Official!Well, it's official ladies and gentlemen. I am moving to Anyang City, South Korea around the middle of August to teach English. I have actually entertained the idea for about a year and a half now but for Posted by crazyramblings in crazy ramblings | Jul 14, 2012
  • The Korean ChinatownLess than 1km from where I stay, is Korea's only official Chinatown. It falls within Jung-gu ward, which is the same ward my apartment building and school falls in. To get there you can get off at Incheon station, and Posted by Anja Fourie in Exploradoranja | Apr 15, 2012
  • Hi Seoul! ~ The Soul of Asia[float=left][/float] It is still cold out, but not as drastic as two weeks ago. Spring is finally settling in and my hands are freezing less and less. Today is the day I make my very first Posted by Anja Fourie in Exploradoranja | Mar 31, 2012
  • Arriving in Incheon, South KoreaThe hour bus journey from Seoul felt like it took two minutes. Within another 30 seconds my bags were out of the bus, and I was sitting next to my new co-teachers in the hall at Incheon Department of Education. Posted by Anja Fourie in Exploradoranja | Mar 28, 2012
  • The Land of the Morning CalmAugust 2008, Career Day, Stellenbosch University. It's almost Spring time in South Africa and thousands of high school students are swarming the university campus for career day. As a first year, I am casually strolling back to my residence with m Posted by Anja Fourie in Exploradoranja | Mar 24, 2012
  • Sunset in SeoulSunset in Seoul! Heading in the city is much larger than anywhere else, firstly the bus takes us through which seems to be an area with ALOT of appartment buildings. Kinda Posted by CrackerjackHobo in Vagabond Awakenings | Feb 24, 2012
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