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Oedo Island is Korea's Paradise Isle
A Jeju Island Food Tour
Ahn Jung-geun Memorial Hall in Seoul
Beopjusa Buddhist Temple
Kilburn House in Seoul Bukchon Hanok Village
Andong Hahoe Folk Village
Sinchon is Seoul's Student District
The Year of the Horse and Celebrating Seollal in Korea
Seoul Bukchon Hanok Village
Seoul's Best Bakeries
Makgeolli's Rice Beer Renaissance
Seoul Jungang Traditional Market
Romantic Holidays and Destinations in Korea
Hiking Seoul Fortress
Daegwallyeong Sheep Farm in Korea

Oedo Island is Korea's Paradise Isle

40 years ago, a fisherman came to Oedo island to escape Korea's rough seas. He and his wife stayed and began one of Korea's most exquisite private gardens.

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A Jeju Island Food Tour

A Jeju island Food Tour was a highlight of my three-day trip to Korea's southern island province. Not surprisingly, seafood and pork figured prominently.

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Ahn Jung-geun Memorial Hall in Seoul

The Ahn Jung-geun Memorial Hall in Seoul honors the life of a Korean patriot who shot a Japanese imperialist in 1909, one year before Korea's annexation.

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Beopjusa Buddhist Temple

Probably my favorite Korean temple is Beopjusa, a complex boasting an incredible treasure - the nation's only extant five-story pagoda.

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Kilburn House in Seoul Bukchon Hanok Village

Kilburn House is the beautiful and historic home of David and Jade Kilburn in Seoul Bukchon Hanok Village.

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Andong Hahoe Folk Village

Andong Hahoe Folk Village is the most popular of Korea's traditional villages. Set on a bend in the Nakdonggang river, it recently received UNESCO status.

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Sinchon is Seoul's Student District

"Sinchon" may mean “new village” in Korean, but this home to several top universities is actually one of Seoul's older neighborhoods.

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The Year of the Horse and Celebrating Seollal in Korea

This year, January 31 marks Seollal, or the lunar New Year and the day Koreans celebrate the year of the horse in Korea.

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Seoul Bukchon Hanok Village

Seoul Bukchon Hanok Village is a special historical neighborhood, but sadly the city's last with a high concentration of traditional Korean homes.

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Seoul's Best Bakeries

Seoul's best bakeries have borrowed the best recipes and techniques from Europe and America, without losing their distinctly Korean flavor.

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Makgeolli's Rice Beer Renaissance

After decades out of favor, Korea's oldest liquor, the delicious rice beer makgeolli, is enjoying a rice beer renaissance!

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Seoul Jungang Traditional Market

Seoul Jungang Traditional Market has hundreds of vendors who sell grains, housewares, meat and produce as well as yummy snacks from portable food stalls.

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Romantic Holidays and Destinations in Korea

With Valentine's Day just a couple of weeks away, here are a few romantic holidays and destinations in Korea for you and your special someone.

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Hiking Seoul Fortress

Upon Seoul's founding in 1394, a fortress was built to join the four mountains that surrounded the city. Today, hiking Seoul Fortress affords great views and makes for great exercise.

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Daegwallyeong Sheep Farm in Korea

The Daegwallyeong Sheep Farm in Korea offers a unique experience - to be amongst hundreds of sheep in Pyeongchang County's gorgeous Taebaeksan mountains.

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