If ferociously tall cliffs, memorizing labyrinths of stairs, rare sightings of goat antelopes (not kidding), and panoramic peak views sound like your kind of thing, then this post is undoubtedly for...
In the military, we do a lot of exercises. And ‘a lot’ is an understatement. In South Korea particularly, we (i.e. the military) have a special saying that we need to be “ready to fight tonight” because we don’t know when things with our neighbors to the north will turn south, if you know what I mean.
The Korean Buddhist Cultural Foundation will hold a ‘Temple Stay Program for Foreigners’ to introduce Korean traditional culture to foreigners staying in Korea through October 30 at 13 different locations around the country.
Korea is home to 11 of UNESCO’s historically significant sites that span the globe. If you are visiting or living here on the Peninsula, here is a list of five favorite spots worth checking out during your stay.
Tteokguk, or rice cake soup, is a traditional New Year’s Day food thought to bring good luck (energy of yang) and longevity. The length and shape of the rectangular garaetteok rice cakes, which are the key ingredient of the recipe, reflect this fortune.
When you walk around Korea, you will quickly see the passion for food spilling over from stalls lining the street and small restaurants full of people noisily slurping noodles or preening away at a dish with chopsticks.