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Things to do in Busan, South Korea.

5 Great Things to do in Busan, South Korea

Busan, South Korea, is one of Asia’s most underrated cities. The second largest city in South Korea, Busan is more known for its large port than its attractions. However, if you visit the city, you’ll uncover a laid...
by Jim Cheney
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A fishing boat waits for high tide on Seonudo Island in South Korea.

5 Must-See Korean Destinations Outside of Seoul

Seoul, South Korea is one of my favorite cities in the world. With ultra-modern architecture, historic homes and fortresses, trendy night clubs, and spacious parks, the city has something for everyone. However, if you only visi...
by Jim Cheney
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cheongpyeongsa

The Most Idyllic Temple in Korea: Cheongpyeongsa

Editor’s note: The cities and the countryside of South Korea are scattered with a myriad of Buddhist temples.¬†From the grandiose to the tiny, nearly every village and mountain has at least one temple tucked away in one c...
by Jim Cheney
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Statue of South Korean soldiers outside the Korean War Memorial.

Visiting the Korean War Memorial: A Place of Learning and Remembrance

If you delve into the history of the Korean Peninsula, you’ll discover that there were very few years of peace. From invasions by the Mongols, Chinese, and Japanese in the distant past to the most recent Korean War, there...
by Jim Cheney
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Seodaemun Prisoners

Uncovering the Horrors of Seodaemun Prison

If you are anything like I was before I came to live in South Korea, you probably know very little about this wonderful country. That’s not to say you know nothing. After all, you likely know a bit about the Korean War an...
by Jim Cheney
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Beach front huts on Muuido Island in South Korea are basic, but inexpensive.

Muuido: A Great Beach Getaway From Seoul

Korea has some fantastic beaches to tempt visitors and expats alike, however, many of them are several hours from Seoul. Fortunately though, the island of Muuido is a great option that is close to Seoul and even closer to Inche...
by Jim Cheney
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