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Discover some hidden gems of Korea’s Uljin Beach
Discover some hidden gems of Korea’s Uljin Beach

About halfway down Korea’s East Coast, you’ll come across a place called Uljin. An area famed for its natural hot springs, yachting and hordes of tourists who have fled the urban sprawl of nearby cities such as Pohang, Daegu and Andong. But Uljin is certainly worth the trip even if you are not within its […]

Ocean Terrace at the top of Pohang’s Galaxy Hotel
Ocean Terrace at the top of Pohang’s Galaxy Hotel

You don’t need to go to Seoul or Busan to find fantastic rooftop terraces. Korea’s other cities are progressively sprucing up their offerings to tourists and locals seeking something upscale and unique. One such place is along the shore of Pohang on the country’s eastern edge. Galaxy Hotel has been making the ambitious push to […]

Don’t Be Crabby! Attend Yeongdeok Snow Crab Festival!
Don’t Be Crabby! Attend Yeongdeok Snow Crab Festival!

Get your taste buds moving at the 17th Yeongdeok Snow Crab Festival. Every year,?Yeongdeok hosts the Yeongdeok Snow Crab Festival. This year, the county officials have gotten together a lot more activities that are geared toward the younger generation. Outdoor clubs, dance performances, etc. are definitely something that is more modernized than any other festival […]

The Steel Makes You Special in Pohang
The Steel Makes You Special in Pohang

Be part of the big steel?art project of Pohang by sending in your story, wish, or something that means something to you. “Enjoy Pohang Enjoy Steel Art” and “Blacksmith at the Neo-Iron Age” at the 2013 Pohang Steel Art Festival at Pohang Canal from November 3 to November 10. Prior to this festival, there has […]

Lighting Up Pohang’s Sky
Lighting Up Pohang’s Sky

The Pohang International Fireworks Festival went on for ten days from the 26th of July to the 4thof August, flaring colors into the sky of the city of light and fire. The annual event was held for the 10th time since 2004. A wide variety of audiences filled the park to watch the extravagant night, […]

In-N-Out Burger comes to Pohang…um
In-N-Out Burger comes to Pohang…um

Not really, but someone is trying hard to deliver on similar presentation, down at Leoh Coffee and Burger by Korea Polytechnics College in the Kwadong-dong area of South Pohang. This gem is located in an industrial district south of Posco and has no reason why an innovative burger joint should exist there. But yet it […]

Bada Pension by Wolpo Beach near Pohang
Bada Pension by Wolpo Beach near Pohang

Bada Pension is one of the better pensions you can come across on the East Sea, nestled in the backstreets just west of Wolpo Beach, near Pohang. Prices go for 100,000won on weekends for 2, suites that can fit 6-8 people can be had for 170k, and something sizable enough to fit 20-30 ppl will […]