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Culture Wednesday, “Indulge-in-Culture”
Culture Wednesday, “Indulge-in-Culture”

“Culture Wednesday” is a government plan to enhance and enrich the lives of the people residing and visiting Korea. Every last Wednesday of each month is known to be Culture Wednesday. January 29 was the first time this kicked off and it will repeat every month. Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism hope this new […]

Get Ready for the Seoul International Marathon
Get Ready for the Seoul International Marathon

Hurry up and register to participate in the Seoul International Marathon How about starting spring with Seoul International Marathon? Did you miss the chance to run last time when we posted “NIKE WE RUN SEOUL 10K”???Some fans of our site felt very sorry that they missed the application deadline so we came back with another […]

Highly Applauded Tourist Police
Highly Applauded Tourist Police

  Tourist police breaks the barriers of language and assists to their best.   In Seoul, you may come across differently dressed officers who seem to speak English or some other foreign language. These are the tourist police for people who are visiting or living in Korea. The tourist police was officially launched in Seoul […]

10k Run Off at 2013 Nike We Run
10k Run Off at 2013 Nike We Run

Not only is?Nike We Run?one of Korea’s greatest running/marathon events, it is also one of the world’s most popular sporting events. The biggest running event in Korea, “2013 NIKE WE RUN SEOUL 10K” will be held on November 17. Runners will start from Gwanghwamun and finish at Yeoido. This year, about 30,000 young runners are […]

Hiking Seoul: One Mountain at a Time – Written By: Olivia Montgomery
Hiking Seoul: One Mountain at a Time – Written By: Olivia Montgomery

Hiking Seoul: From almost anywhere you look in Seoul, you’ll be able to see mountains.   Hiking in Seoul is part of the daily life of the people. That’s because there are 37 mountains in the city of Seoul, with over half a dozen over 600 meters tall!? These mountains and their surrounding parks offer […]

Big Tent Korea: Cultural Spread Utilizing the Digital World
Big Tent Korea: Cultural Spread Utilizing the Digital World

Google Big Tent Korea depicts cultural diversity to globalize the Korean culture to the world through the Internet. Last Wednesday, October 30, Google partnered with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) of Korea to open up the Big Tent conference at Platoon Kunsthalle in Seoul. On this day, Hyun-Jae Cho, First Vice Minister […]

Lantern Festival in Seoul
Lantern Festival in Seoul

Making Seoul nights even brighter with lavishing lanterns at the Lantern Festival. Today we have electricity to comfort our daily lives. As we know, electricity was not always around. Keeping the traditions alive from the Baekje Dynasty, the 2013 Seoul Lantern Festival continues as “Thousand Years Dream of Baekje” at Cheonggye Plaza-Samil Bridge (spanning 1km) […]

A Night in the Palace – By: Shuvra Mondal
A Night in the Palace – By: Shuvra Mondal

One of our guest writers has been taking pictures here and there of Korea. He has spent the evening at Changgyeonggung Palace and wrote about it in his own perspective. Shuvra Mondal Even now, after a whole year of my stay in Korea, sometimes I see the same things and the same places again at […]

Relive the K-Drama of Coffee Prince
Relive the K-Drama of Coffee Prince

Living a K-Drama Fantasy at the Real-Life Coffee Prince – Written by: Dianna Spoiled coffee-empire-heir meets a girl, who he thinks is a boy. Said heir hires the girl (as a boy) to help him fix up an old coffee shop and make it a profitable enterprise. After the transformation of the coffee shop, the […]

The Hottest: CLUB ELLUI Grand Re-Opening Party
The Hottest: CLUB ELLUI Grand Re-Opening Party

Club Ellui, Seoul’s hottest “it” spot The hottest club in Seoul, ELLUI is done with their makeover and would like to show off its new look to the public. The “place to be” club of Seoul officially opens its doors to the public on Wednesday, October 2. Why open a club on the weekday? Who […]