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Gyeongju In Four Seasons

QUICK FACTS ABOUT GYEONGJU Gyeongju used to be the capital of the ancient Silla Kingdom (57BC to 935AD), during this period 56 kings or queens ruled. The Silla capital, Gyeongju, was once the 4th...

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Beauty At The Moonlight Festival in Andong

When thinking about Andong, you probably think about the Hahoe Village and the Mask Festival? Well there is another fun festival; The Moonlight Festival in Andong. The festival took happened at different locations along...

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Finding Inner Peace at Golgulsa Temple Stay

Golgulsa Temple (골굴사) is located in the outskirts of Gyeongju at the foot of Mt. Hamwol and is the only temple cave in the Korean peninsula.  The temple dates back to the 6th century...

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Social Obligations at a Korean Funeral

After living in Korea for 7 months now, I attended my first Korean funeral. Wednesday 10AM: my husband Evan gets a text message in his work Kakao Chat, announcing that on of the colleague’s...

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Things To Do In Daegu

Daegu is probably not the first city that comes to mind when travelling in South Korea but it is surprisingly the 4th biggest city of Korea with more than 2 million inhabitants. For tourists...

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Discovering the Taste of Andong

When thinking about Andong, the first thing that comes to mind is the famous Hahoe Folk Village and the Mask Festival. But what else Andong has to offer? Well we went on a quest...

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A Trip to Bulguksa Temple Gyeongju

QUICK FACTS ABOUT BULGUKSA TEMPLE GYEONGJU Bulguksa temple was built in 528 during the Silla Dynasty, in 751 King Gyeong-Deok started rebuilding the temple. The temple burned down during the Imijin war and was damaged multiple...