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Chuseok in Korea

Chuseok is basically Korean Thanksgiving. Therefore we have a long weekend woo! Of course I headed to Seoul for a weekend fun with my friends, but I was already planning to go to Seoul that weekend cause my sister was coming in or a visit on Sunday and it worked out perfect. 131 more words

Korea Day 6 and 8: Chuseok and an adventure!

Before I start talking about those days, I just want to apologize for making anyone here wait for these Korea vlogs. College has definitely been taking a lot of my time up :( On the bright side, it’s winter break! 406 more words


Korean gift-giving customs - Spam as a premium gift

I would like to start a series of posts relating to Korean gift-giving customs.  In this gift-giving series,  I will set out the appropriate types of gifts for different occasions according to Korean customs and explain the rationale or history behind.   352 more words

Korean Culture

Delicious Spike Balls: Chestnut Picking in the Fall

So about three months ago, I went chestnut picking for the first time ever…and it was SO MUCH FUN. I’m a fan in general of food-acquiring activities, but this was waaaaaaaaay more fun than apple picking or pumpkin picking ever was. 841 more words

Life Abroad

Temple Stay + Chuseok

I was determined, by whatever means necessary, to do a temple stay in my time here in Korea. I’ve (at this point in time) accomplished this twice. 2,267 more words


Happy Thanksgiving! 2014 "What are you thankful for?"

It’s that time of the year when millions of families come together to enjoy a wonderful feast on Thanksgiving Day. If you haven’t already figured out what this post will be about, … 365 more words


Bowing in Korea

Hello! My name is Yang Ha-eon. I’m a first year student of Hanguk University of Foreign Studies. I want to explain to you aboout different kinds of bowing and how to bow. 70 more words

Korean Traditional Customs