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Daegu Alley Tour, the Road Not Taken…Yet
Daegu Alley Tour, the Road Not Taken…Yet

Daegu Modern Cultural Heritage is the theme behind the alley tour. Most expatriates in Korea have probably been to most of the famous tour sites in Korea. Now, it’s time to discover the real hidden treasures of Korea. Daegu Modern Cultural Heritage is an alley tour that walks through the main historical sites of how […]

Bringing Back the Hangul
Bringing Back the Hangul

In celebration for the creation of Hangul (the Korean alphabet), Moving Gallery by Moving Art Works brushes away to honor what King Sejong the Great handed down as a way of unifying the social classes. October 9 is Hangul Proclamation Day. Once, it was observed as a national holiday but was discontinued in 1991 due […]

Taste the Rainbow at Colorful Daegu
Taste the Rainbow at Colorful Daegu

Get a sugar rush at the Colorful Daegu Festival where everyone becomes one united community. The ‘2013 Colorful Daegu Festival’ will be held in Jungangno and Dongseongno from October 11 to October 13. The theme of this upcoming festival is ‘I Like Colors, I Love Daegu’, where the festival evolves around the citizens who participate. […]

Korea’s Longest Gimbap will Hit New Records
Korea’s Longest Gimbap will Hit New Records

Korea’s longest gimbap at Suseong Festival!   The quiet metropolitan city starts to awake after a long sweaty summer with Suseong Festival from September 27 to September 29 near Suseong Lake, Deulangil and Suseong Artpia. Last year, there were several events such as “Making 1㎞ Gimbap”, “Storytelling Performance”, “Korean Dance Festival” (all dance genres) and […]

Dongchon Station (Random Wiki article)
Dongchon Station (Random Wiki article)

(From Panoramio) A random wiki search just so happens to generate a railway station in Daegu. Dongchon Station (not to be confused with the subway station of the same name) is in East Daegu, not far from the old Banyawol Station that I visited and photographed while walking out and about, when I lived and […]

Learning how to farm
Learning how to farm

6th grade students from Jongno Elementary School in Daegu learn about the finers points of harvesting rice. Source: Imaeil

Autumn sun at Dongchon Gardens
Autumn sun at Dongchon Gardens

Park caretakers trim the grass at Dongchon Gardens in east Daegu on a sunny afternoon. Source: Imaeil

Palgong Tour Bus begins!

Daegu has now started a tour bus has which visits tourist attractions around Palgongsan. The tour bus starts from Dongdaegu Station and visits at Bongmu Park, Guam Farm, Gatbawi, Banjja Yugi Museum, Donghwasa Temple, and Palgongsan. The buses will stop and spend about 1-2.5 hours at each location. The total tour ranges from 4-8 hours […]

Price comparisons between different Daegu markets
Price comparisons between different Daegu markets

Ok, this is fun. At least to me, anyways. I just found a great table on Daegu city’s website that shows price comparisons for goods being sold in all of Daegu’s major street markets. There’s a lot to go through, but I’ll break it down according to where expats can buy the cheapest of stuff […]