Yeosu: Korea’s southern paradise Located in the heart of Namhaean, or the south coast of the Korean Peninsula, the city of Yeosu in Jeollanam-do (South Jeolla Province) is known for its clean and beautiful water. The name of the city comes from two words: yeo, meaning beauty, and su, meaning water. Beyond Yeosu city proper,…
The Seoul Museum of Art is holding an exhibition on film director Tim Burton. This exhibition will feature 862 of his works including drawings, paintings, short films, sculptures, music, and costumes that have been used in the making of his feature-length movies…
Pope Francis to visit Korea in August Pope Francis to visit Korea in August Pope Francis to visit Korea in August Pope Francis has been invited to Korea by President Park Geun-hye and the Korean bishops. Pope Francis (photo courtesy by Apostolic Nunciature in Korea) During the visit, Pope Francis is to meet with President…
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Girls’ Generation (SNSD) showed that they still got it, reaching the top of M.net’s M! Countdown on February 6. The “comeback” concert was their first show in over a year. During the live show, the girls group showcased their new single, “Mr. Mr.,” and showed off their perfectly choreographed dance moves.
Tongin Market started on a small scale in 1941 when buildings sprang up around the area,” said market manager Sim Kye-soon. “As street vendors slowly gathered to sell their goods around here, it transformed itself into a market over the past 70 years
In one of my favorite internet shows ‘Ian is Bored’ series, he always gets packages from his fans abroad. The boxes are always full with unexpected things from other countries, like own drawings, weird snacks, weird stickers, weird mask, and weird international food as well, of course. He eats in his show, dances, talks, opens his packages(gifts from his fans),, He’s doing a lot of stuff! And people like it!
To many, the town of Yeoju is virtually synonymous with ceramics. And not without reason. For centuries, the town produced the fine white porcelain that graced the tables of Korea’s nobility, including the king
Located in the southwestern part of the peninsula, Jeollanam-do is known as Korea’s breadbasket. It has been said that, starting in their distant past, the Korean people would not have been able to have come into being had it not been for the food produced in this region.
Korea is marked by four distinct seasons and Koreans have traditionally believed that eating fresh seasonal foods in the spring help them to stay healthy throughout the year.