CONTRIBUTED BY STACEY PETERS South Korea is a great home base to jump off to explore other parts of Asia. But you don't have to leave the peninsula to enjoy some of the best experiences the Asian culture has to offer. South Korea is also a great place to explore with mountains, beaches and modern cities … Continue reading 9 Excellent Expat Experiences in South Korea
CONTRIBUTED BY ABBY JOHNSON Two years ago I began my studies of the yoga-sutras and study of the Sanskrit teachings. When we got orders to Korea, at first I was hesitant but became excited rather quickly when I learned I’d be thrown into the Eastern culture I’d been studying. What I’ve noticed since I arrived here … Continue reading Temple Etiquette In Korea – What do I do when visiting a temple?
CONTRIBUTED BY CHRISTINE BRUNS It was a beautiful, clear day in Korea - what to do, what to do? We decided it was about time to get out and explore a bit more, so we jumped on the subway near Yongsan and headed towards City Hall. Heading out of exit 4, Line 1 at City … Continue reading Gwanghwamun Square, Seoul
CONTRIBUTED BY JANVIKA SHAH By the time you’ve spent a few months in Korea, you’re bound to have visited a temple. Every major city has one worth observing or photographing. They are beautiful in all four seasons and offer a place of solitude, unless it’s a Korean holiday when they are teeming with visitors and … Continue reading Korean Temple Colors and Designs
CONTRIBUTED BY CHARISSE WINDEBANK One of the many stops on the double-decker Daegu City tour bus was Gyeongsang-Gamyeong Park. The following day, we decide to take our time and visit the park and enjoyed the scenery. It’s located in the heart of downtown and situated between the high rise buildings. It offers a nice place … Continue reading Gyeongsan-Gamyeong Park, Daegu
CONTRIBUTED BY CHARISSE WINDEBANK Our family had been meaning to - and finally made it - to Palgongsan to visit Donghwasa Temple and the site of the famous Gatwabi Buddha. Palgongsan is located in the outskirts of Daegu, about a 45-minute drive from our apartment. Since we wanted to beat the crowds and the mid-summer heat, we … Continue reading Palgongsan Mountain – Donghwasa Temple and Gatwabi