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Bukchon Hanok Village: Must Visit Spot While Teaching Abroad

Posted on Mon, May 07, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

A great place to visit on your day off from teaching is the Bukchon Hanok Village in Seoul. One can make a whole day of places to see and things to do due there. It is conveniently located in between Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace and Jongmyo Shrine. Recently, I had a memorable day visiting Bukchon Hanok Village and found it a must go to location for three main reasons.

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Tags: living in Seoul, bukchon hanok village, cultural activities, hanbok, living in South Korea, korean traditional village

Hanbok Dress-Up: A Saturday While Teaching in Korea

Posted on Fri, Nov 09, 2012 @ 02:55 PM

A few close friends recently completed their year of teaching in Korea and returned home to the US. Although it was sad to see them leave, their last few months here were full of new adventures in Seoul. They made a list of things they wanted to accomplish before leaving The Land of Kimchi and I am glad they were serious in completing this to-do list. One Saturday, instead of heading into Seoul to experience the plethora of shopping and dining opportunities that we love, we ventured to a new part of the city and found our way to a traditional Korean hanok (home) where we (for less than $20) learned how to properly drink and serve tea and dressed in hanbok clothing.

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Tags: fashion in Korea, dressing in Korea, Korean culture, a year in Korea, seoul, free time, cultural experience, Activities to do in Korea, cultural activities, hanbok, tea, Weekend activities in Korea

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