When people conjure up thoughts of Korea, many people assume that Korea is all about its Kpop music and soju drinking lifestyle. However, the one reason why I enjoy living in Korea is because there is something for everyone. If you enjoy outdoor activities to nightlife partying, Korea has something for you. But one thing you must know is that Korea is a very trendy place. Top trends in 2015 included honey butter chips, multi-colored hair, and flavored soju. So for in 2016 one of the top new trends is the up and coming art scene and one the best displays of this at the D Museum. If you are interested in seeing funky and modern art exhibits, then you must visit this place while teaching in Korea.Read More
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I proudly proclaim myself to be a nerd. Not the "unwilling recipient of a swirly" type, but just the type who loves to learn. Luckily for myself, South Korea offers many museums to quench that thirst for knowledge. Admittedly, I have been drinking more soju and beer than knowledge lately, but I did finally get to my first Korean museum.
On my second visit to Gyeongju last weekend, I was thoroughly impressed. To say that Gyeongju is beautiful, is a bit of an understatement. Still, it’s not an exaggeration to say that it’s gorgeous! Although I missed the bloom of the cherry blossoms by a few days due to heavy rainfall, I was still incredibly impressed by how much there is to do in Gyeongju, a city about 40 minutes outside of Pohang. I hope to visit Gyeongju again and again before I head back to the United States.
There are so many museums on Jeju that I had to break up my museum guide into two parts. So today, I am going to continue with the second installment of my guide with numbers six through ten on my list of favorite Jeju Museums. To see my top five Jeju Museums, check out my last blog entitled: Jeju Island: The Land of Museums! Without further ado, here is number six on the list....