Tag Archives: South Korea

Kimjang!

Picture from: Asia Hotels. I love kimchi. I really do. I consume so much that some of my Korean friends think that I am more Korean than they are. (Of course, there’s also my fake aegyo efforts and … other … Continue reading

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The DMZ.

These days, when I read about the wars that happened in Korea, I think to myself: this shit happened because foreigners stepped in and interfered with the way politics are done in Korea. If Korea was left alone by the … Continue reading

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Gwangju’s Artists.

The city of Gwangju is a place of art (they had a Biennale running while I was there in November), and I was quite lucky to meet 2 local artists on my first evening in town (thanks to Sunny).Note: Local … Continue reading

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Dynamic Busan.

I realised I didn’t talk a lot about Busan in my posts about South Korea – I was avoiding the shopping area (it was close to the end of my trip and my bags already weighed about 20kg), but Jessica … Continue reading

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Jjimjilbangs (찜질방).

Since this is about the public bathhouses in South Korea, there will be no pictures because taking a camera into that place is just… not too appropriate. In my opinion. So yes, 찜질방 or jjimjilbangs are public bathhouses and saunas … Continue reading

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The Mad Technology in South Korea.

I was constantly amazed at the technology in South Korea. Exhibit #1 Like the car licence plate scanner at parking lots. In Singapore, we have a device (it’s called a IU – In-Vehicle Unit) installed on the windscreen of each … Continue reading

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