Korean Holidays That You Need to Know

south korea liberation day celebration

Public holidays in South Korea are based on the Gregorian as well as the lunar calendar. The two most important South Korean holidays are the Lunar New Year’s Day and the Korean Thanksgiving Day. Families usually celebrate these South Korea holidays together. Government offices and banks are closed … [Read more...]

How Much Do You Know About Korean Kimchi?

korean kimchi

Ah, kimchi. Some days I love you, some days I can't stomach you. Your time in Korea will often be spent around this staple Korean side dish. For me, kimchi was an acquired taste. And unless you like eating saurkraut with every meal, you'll probably have a warming up period as well. But in … [Read more...]

Songjeong Beach Busan

Songjeong Beach Busan

Songjeong Beach in Busan is not as well known as Haeundae beach but equally as beautiful with white sand and way less people. Songjeong Beach is located about 15 minutes from Haeundae beach and 1.2km in length. The beach is ideal for families with children as the water is shallower than other … [Read more...]

Songdo Beach Busan

songdo beach busan

Songdo Beach was the first official public beach in all of Korea. The beach opened in 1913 and in 2000 underwent 5 years of reservation and planning to make it more popular for tourists. The beach is horseshoe shaped and surrounded by restaurants, apartments and hotels. At the night it can be … [Read more...]

Taejongdae Park Busan

Taejongdae Resort Park Busan

Taejongdae Resort Park in Busan is a natural park located at the southern most tip of Yeongdo-gu. Taejongdae Park Busan is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Busan. There are plenty of things to do and it is the perfect location for family day trips or with friends.  At the very most … [Read more...]

Apartment for Rent in Suyu, Seoul

Apartment for Rent in Suyu, Seoul.

Apartments now available in Suyu, Seoul. Fully Furnished Brand New Studio Apartments in Suyu, Seoul. Are you moving to Seoul and looking to set up your new life? These fully furnished apartments in Suyu, Seoul are furnished with a bed, table, air conditioner, closet, washing machine, cooker, … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day, Seoul Korea 2012

St. Patrick's Day Festival Seoul Korea 2012

It's March again in Korea and that means that it's once again time for the St. Patrick's Day Festival in Seoul. This years St. Patrick's Day Festival in Seoul will be held in the D-Cube Plaza (last year's festival was held in Insadong) which is located beside Sindorim station. Unlike previous years, … [Read more...]

Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea

Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea Site

The World Expo for 2012 will be held in Yeosu, Korea. Yeosu is a small port city in Jeollanam-do in the south of Korea. The Expo 2012 Yeosu will be held from May 12th to August 12th 2012. South Korea had hoped to have the Expo in Yeosu in 2010 but came in second place after Shanghai. The theme of … [Read more...]