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Modern Korea in Cheongwadae Sarangchae
Modern Korea in Cheongwadae Sarangchae

Cheongwadae Sarangchae is filled with joy and stories of hope.    Opened on January 5, 2010, Cheongwadae Sarangchae is a multi-purpose exhibition hall where visitors can learn about the past, present and future visions of Seoul and Korea. The museum is a place to get to know the lives and accomplishments of former Korean presidents […]

Discover Ulsan’s Inner Whale
Discover Ulsan’s Inner Whale

Catch a glimpse of the history of whale and whale hunting of Korea from the Neolithic Era.   Ulsan is known to be Korea’s greatest industrial city. But, there is something much more than what it is known for. Jangsaengpo Whale Museum is the first and only whale museum in Korea. The museum stands on […]

Masks of Andong Hahoe Folk Village
Masks of Andong Hahoe Folk Village

Haehoe Village is the home to descendants of the Ryu clan of Pungsan and is well-known for its traditional houses. Hahoe mask dance drama has been performed for centuries as a village ritual. In 1928, the shaman rituals were performed at intervals of every three, five or sometimes ten years. This all depended on the […]

Savor within the Gam Wine Tunnel of Cheongdo
Savor within the Gam Wine Tunnel of Cheongdo

The Gam Wine Tunnel opened its doors in 2006 in Cheongdo-gun, becoming the world’s first persimmon wine cellar. The wine tunnel of Cheongdo-gun is the perfect place for aging persimmon wine, which is made by the process of fermenting seedless persimmons, a local specialty of Cheongdo. Due to its scenic location, the tunnel has become […]

Culture SHOCK Part I – Korea vs. Western Countries
Culture SHOCK Part I – Korea vs. Western Countries

The daily lifestyle and cultural customs that we are so used to might be shocking or even offensive to people of different cultures. Let’s look over some of the daily lifestyles of Koreans that?could seem “shocking” to foreigners.   1. Various people dipping their spoons into one pot of stew. A hot pot of stew […]