The online race in Korea

PCThe Korea Times has an article this week that offers tips to get ahead in the online race: getting preferred university classes, train tickets during the holiday rush, and scoring good seats at a music concert.

Independence Day – August 15, 1945

Korean-FlagToday is the public holiday, Independence Day. It’s a celebration of Korea’s independence from Japan at the end of World War II. It has been a public holiday here since 1949.

As the holiday falls on a Thursday this year, many office workers have taken the following day off (Friday) and made it a 4-day weekend.

광복절gwang-bok-jeol – Korean Independence Day; Literally “Restoration of Light Day”

40 beautiful places to visit in Korea

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CNN’s 40 beautiful places
to visit in Korea. They’ve compiled some of the most stunning photos I have ever seen of Korea. How many of these have you visited?

Gangnam’s Yangjae Stream

Seoul’s southern district, Gangnam, holds one of the cities greatest park and recreation areas – Yangjae Stream.

Here’s a photo of a summer evening (tonight).

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Korean baseball and the rise of the female fan base

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The number of female fans attending baseball games is near even with males. It’s no surprise as the local game is a bit more accessible (and fun). Continue reading