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Only In Korea Podcast: No Smoking In Myeongdong

Sometime in the next few months, the Seoul neighborhoods of Myeongdong & Mugyodong will become completely smoke-free.
 Chance & Travis discuss what members of the Only In Korea Facebook group think of the plan & also the recent history of progressive smoking laws that have been put into effect here in Seoul.


5 Best Korean Drinks That Will Save You From a Massive Hangover

alcohol-428392_1920Are you suffering from a massive hangover after drinking soju and poktanju in South Korea?

Then, here are 5 Korean products to both prevent and cure a hangover. You can easily buy these recovery drinks in convenience stores (most of them run 24/7) and pharmacy. So memorize at least one of the names below just in case! ;)20137173493_0c375a0b82_z (httpwww.flickr.comphotos34147534@N0620137173493)


Korea Blog Podcast: Coffee In Korea

Korea FM has teamed with Seoul-based essayist, broadcaster, public speaker & Los Angeles Review of Books Korea Blog writer Colin Marshall for the “Korea Blog Podcast.”
 Each episode, Colin & Chance Dorland will discuss a topic on literature, cinema, current events, or daily life in Korea. For their very first episode, the duo discuss the coffee shops and coffee life in South Korea. Check out Colin’s writeup of the topic at http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/the-korea-blog/coffee-life-korea/.


Registration for February 27th Meeting OPEN!!

It’s a beautiful sunny day today in the capital, and whilst it’s still a little chilly, we can feel the warmer winds of spring are just around the corner!  This year to make life a bit more simple, our regular MMPK meetings are going to be regularly scheduled for the last Saturday of each month.  So that means February’s meeting is creeping up next Saturday the 27th, and we are more than ready to get some makgeolli exploring done.

For our next location, we had just one thing on our minds….well I guess two if you count the makgeolli.

Duck.


Travel Review & Tips: Korean Red Ginseng Treatment at Cheongkwanjang Spa G

Hello, travelers! Greetings from a member of Trazy crew! :)


How Korean Valentine’s Day is Different From Other Countries

han-river-749662_1920“Loving is not just looking at each other, it’s looking in the same direction.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

 

calendar-268592_1920Many of you probably know that February 14th is Valentine’s Day, which is celebrated in many countries around the world, including South Korea. But did you know that Valentine’s Day is celebrated a little bit differently in South Korea? 


35 Things To Do & Eat in Seoul, South Korea

 

Seoul, Korea is now one of the top 10 most visited cities in the world. And for good reason. Korea is a nation that has risen from a tumultuous, war-torn past to become an influential face on the global scene. I’ve been living in Busan for 4 ½ years and have visited Seoul on a few occasions. I thought it only appropriate that I do a “things to do travel guide” for Seoul while I’m still here. After all, I am Seoul Tee, and these are the Red Dragon Diaries. So without further ado, here are 35 great things to do and EAT in Seoul, South Korea.

Gyeongbokgung Palace


How Koreans Celebrate Lunar New Year

 


5 Reasons Why You Must Visit South Korea in February

In terms of weather, the most favorable times to visit South Korea are March ~May and September~November. However, February can be a fabulous time for travelers to visit South Korea. Here are 5 great reasons why:

1. Save Your Travel Expenses

incheon-international-airport-680402_1920.jpgWant to save travel expenses? We strongly recommend you visit South Korea in February if you’re considering a budget travel because during the winter season, hotels prices and airfare drop as temperature drops! ;)


Where To Get Skin Care, Hair Makeover & Beauty Services in Seoul

allowto_freedownload_goods_862Have you ever wondered where the Korean celebrities and TV stars go to get their gorgeous camera-ready looks? allowto_freedownload_goods_857Here are some great things that you can do to get the Korean beauty look when you visit Seoul. Of course, let’s leave out the big plastic surgery. :p


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