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Food & Drink

Minding your table manners in South Korea

Each country has a different culture. When you live in a foreign country, if you take the time to learn the culture and manners to follow, it will be a great help in acclimating to your new home and making new friends.

Community News

5 things to know about Korea's White Day

March 14th is White Day in Korea, which celebrates love between couples. Here’s some facts that are interesting to know about the holiday.

Travel

Karaoke in Korea: Japanese import keeps the world singing

Standing up in front of a crowd at a bar on karaoke night might not be everyone’s idea of fun, but this cultural phenomenon has been around for a long time and continues to draw in new fans.

Food & Drink

Hang out with furry friends at animal cafés in Seoul's Hongdae

Enjoying cafés is a big part of Korean culture, and the country is home to a wide variety of unique cafés. Animal cafés stand out as a top tourist attraction among them.


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Education

Congratulate your 2024 graduate in Stripes Grad Tab

High school graduation is a special time, and Stars and Stripes is pleased to once again be putting together our annual Grad Tab, highlighting information on all of the Pacific DoDEA high schools and their graduating classes.

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Community News

Your vote counts!: Time to vote for the Best of the Pacific 2024

It's a new year, and it’s time once again to turn your attention to the yearly tradition unlike any other – Best of the Pacific voting season!


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More Stories from Korea

Photo Of VIDEO: Taste of Korea: Fresh seafood at Seoul’s Noryangjin Fish Market

Food & Drink

VIDEO: Taste of Korea: Fresh seafood at Seoul’s Noryangjin Fish Market

If you’re a seafood lover, Noryangjin Fish Market (노량진 수산시장) is a great spot to visit and explore.

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Food & Drink

Korea Kitchen: Roasting up delicious jumbo shrimp

Koreans usually roast shrimp only with salt but I added garlic and butter. Also, this food usually comes with a Korean dipping sauce made of chili pepper paste and vinegar or sesame oil, but I prepared a garlic and cheese mayo sauce for my American friends.

Photo Of Exploring Korea: Transport to the Joseon Dynasty at Nakan Eupseong Folk Village

Travel

Exploring Korea: Transport to the Joseon Dynasty at Nakan Eupseong Folk Village

Nakan Eupseong Folk Village is my favorite place among all the wonderful destinations in Suncheon City.

Photo Of Exploring Korea: Soothe your soul in ancient temples of Mt. Jogyesan

Travel

Exploring Korea: Soothe your soul in ancient temples of Mt. Jogyesan

Jogyesan Provincial Park is known as one of top 100 famous mountains of South Korea.

Photo Of Shopping in Korea: Hunting for special souvenirs at Namdaemun Market

Travel

Shopping in Korea: Hunting for special souvenirs at Namdaemun Market

Namdaemun Market is a premier destination for those seeking special souvenirs before bidding farewell to Korea.

Photo Of Korea Kids' Corner: Have a bear-y good time at Bear Tree Park

Travel

Korea Kids' Corner: Have a bear-y good time at Bear Tree Park

Encounter hundreds of adorable bears at Bear Tree Park, a family-friendly spot in Sejong City, just 45 kilometers (28 miles) away from Camp Humphreys.

Photo Of A look at famous Korean fermented vegetable dish kimchi

Food & Drink

A look at famous Korean fermented vegetable dish kimchi

Kimchi, a fermented vegetable dish, is a traditional dish that accompanies every meal served in Korea.

Photo Of Events to look forward to this March in Busan

Travel

Events to look forward to this March in Busan

Lots of events are planned in March around Busan as the weather gets warmer and spring reappears.

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