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[21 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 5,596 views]
Travel to Korea: What are good places to visit in Korea?

We have already seen that What is there to see in Seoul? Today, Emagasia going to promote you what are good places to visit in Korea. Korea has four distinct seasons, each with its own natural beauty.
What are good places to visit in Korea?
When spring arrives around March or April, Jeolla-do ( a province ) blooms with bright flowers. Camellia flowers and empress trees make Yeosu famous, Jinhae is famous for cherry blossoms, and Mt. Baekun is famous for maehwa ( similar to apricot ) trees.
In the summer, hiking around …

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[15 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 8,802 views]
Travel to Korea: South Korea’s Jeju Island

South Korea’s Jeju Island is the Korea’s largest island. South Korea’s Jeju Island is one of the best two sights in Korea. The other one is Gyeongju. We have briefly introduce Jeju Island in What are good places to visit in Korea?. However you may want to know What is there to see in Seoul?
South Korea’s Jeju Island
South Korea’s Jeju Island also known as Jeju-do, is the most sought after scenic beauty in the nation. Its scenery is beautiful and weather is mild all year round. In the center of …

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[10 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 8,996 views]
Korean Traditional Markets

There are two best-known Korean traditional market, Namdaemun Market and Dongdaemun Market which Emagasia brieftly introduce in What is there to see in Seoul? previously, you may want to know What are good places to visit in Korea? too. There are a total of four famous markets in Korea, except the above, it includes Seodaemun and Bukdaemun.
Korean Traditional Markets Namdaemun
The most famous scene of the Namdaemun Market starts to show when the area is bustling with shoppers. Namdaemun Market is surely a place where real life happens and a place …

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[8 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 4,480 views]
Public Transportation of Korea

Do you know there are how many public transportation in South Korea? We have already seen Seoul’s public transportation, so, today Emagasia going to introduce you public transportation of Korea in depth.
Public Transportation of Korea
In Korea, the mass transportation system is well developed. Depending on the distance and time you have to travel you can choose from airplanes, trains or buses. Among the big cities in Korea, Seoul has the best transportation system. Once you get familiar with the mass transportation means you will be able to get around Seoul …

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[5 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 13,535 views]
Travel to Korea: Where to go in Seoul over the weekend?

Where to go in Seoul over the weekend? We have already seen What is there to see in Seoul? previously, you may want to know What are good places to visit in Korea? and Korean Traditional Markets too. However, Where in Seoul would be a nice place for meeting friends? Seoul is a place in South Korea, a modern city rich with the historic treasures of 600-year-history. It is a city where past and present coexist in a fascinating way.
Modern city life
Head to Jongno, if you are a movie-goer. There …

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[13 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 4,803 views]
Travel to Korea: Seoul’s public transportation

Almost all foreigners living in Seoul agree that Seoul’s public transportation system is inexpensive. For Koreans who living in the West part of Seoul, say near Gimpo airport, and want to go to North Seoul’s Mt. Bukhan, it will only cost about 1000 won ( about 1 dollar ). You may want to know what is there to see in Seoul?
Seoul’s public transportation
It is because the area of Seoul is small? On the contrary, the reason Seoul’s transportation system is so cheap and well-developed is because of its population – …

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[3 May 2013 | No Comment | 4,611 views]
Travel to Korea: What is there to see in Seoul?

Seoul, South Korea’s capital city, is home to over 20% of it’s population, with as many different sights and sounds as there are many Koreans. If you like to shop, don’t miss Namdaemun Market, Dongdaemun Market, and Myongdong. For details of these three Korean traditional markets view Korean Traditional Markets.
What is there to see in Seoul?
There are two special feature of Korean traditional markets – Enuri ( discount ) culture and Deom ( more ) culture. Practice the art of barganing in Namdaemun’s more traditional style market, and join herds …

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[28 Apr 2013 | No Comment | 15,091 views]
South Korea

South Korea is an East Asian Country which located at the Korean Peninsula south half. Area is about 99,000 square kilometers.
The population approximately 44,600,000 in year 2003 and basically are the sole Korean National Minority. In Capital Seoul the population is approximately 11,000,000, is the Asian fourth and world ninth big city.
South Korea’s topography, it’s northeast high, southwest low. The hill mountainous region and the plain probably respectively occupy half, is the warm temperate zone monsoon climate and the precipitation is rich
The major river in South Korea is Han River. …

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[16 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 3,639 views]
Korea tour shuttle service launched in Jeollabuk-do starting 20 March

Shuttle buses for tours in the Jeollabuk-do area will be available starting from March 20th. Jeollabuk-do launches its ‘one-stop’ tour bus service, providing a seasonal tour package that will run until November. The shuttle will take tourists around the area’s major tourist attractions for one low price…

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[12 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 5,382 views]
Korea 2010 expected blooming season of cherry blossoms

This year’s cherry blossoms are expected to bloom about 3 days later than the previous year and about 6 days earlier than on average. The weather in February and early March affects when the cherry blossoms will bloom. This year in February there were fewer sunny days than past years, but a higher average temperature. March has had more than an average amount of precipitation, but has been similar in temperature to past years…