Tokyo is widely known as Japan’s modern capital, while Kyoto is widely known as Japan’s ancient capital for more than 1,000 years. But it was not the country’s first capital — that title belongs to Nara, a small city about 35 minutes away from Kyoto by train. 705 more words
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I do look forward for the long list of Philippine holidays. I believe everyone does especially now that there are so many long weekend.
And being a true blue Korean addict that I am, I researched too on what’s the seasonal holidays South Koreans celebrate. 492 more words
Foods for special occasions include festive foods that were enjoyed on holidays in particular months and seasonal dishes prepared with foods produced in the current season. 1,738 more words
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
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