Children’s songs bring Asia together

  Children’s songs bring Asia together   Seven Asian countries — Korea, Mongolia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Uzbekistan, and the Philippines — have recently made a children’s song book together.  “Singing Asia to Live Together” was recently published by the Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU), under the auspices of UNESCO and supported…

Han River Cruise

Han River Cruise Han river is like Tiber river in Rome to Seoul Direction: Sincheon Subway station, Exit #2, 700m  Story of it:  The Hangang (River) Cruise is one of the best ways to enjoy the Hangang (River). There are 8 different docks from which to board, including Yeouido, Jamsil, Yangwha, Ttukseom, Sangam, Seoul Forest,…

Nami Island

Nami Island  Island at the middle of Korea, Island with all Winter Sonata dreams Direction: Gangbyun Bus terminal to Gapyeong county, and taxi (taxi approximately 4,000won) Story of it:  The snow-covered Metasequoia Lane is the most famous tourist attraction at Namiseom Island. This island was a key filming location for the internationally popular Korean drama…

Jogye Temple

Jogye Temple Calm your mind down, feel this scent with your mind Direction: Jonggak Subway station, Exit #2, 5 mins walk Story of it:  There are 18 Buddhist sects in korea today, the largest of which is Jogyejong, headquartered at Jogyesa Temple in Seoul. Jogyejong, which emphasizes prayer and meditation, was developed by the monk…