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Korean Open Air Market in Seoul

September 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Seoul known as shopper’s paradise provides a truly delightful shopping experience. From departmental stores to multi-storied malls, from open air markets to flea markets, from fancy boutique shops selling latest apparels and accessories to the traditional shops selling souvenirs, Seoul has it all.  The Insa Art Center has multiple art galleries [...]

WINTER IN KOREA

September 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea, is a sovereign state located in the southern part of the Korean Peninsula. The name “Korea” is derived from Goryeo, a dynasty which ruled in the Middle Ages. Its neighbours are China to the west, Japan to the east, and North Korea to the north. South Korea lies in the north [...]

South Korean Winter Street Foods

September 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Street foods may be available all year, but there are some snacks that are available only during the winter like sweet potatoes and chestnuts. Winter in Seoul would not be the same without the scent of roasting sweet potatoes dominating street corners. We can only find street food sellers all around subway stops in Seoul but to get its perfect [...]

ICE SKATING

September 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Ice Skating is the popular activity in Korea so it is available on rinks all over the outskirts of Seoul in the winter as well as in at some locations inside the city. The rink is quite crowded particularly during the Korean school winter breaks. Lessons are offered in many of the rinks. In Korea Figure skating instructor can also be easily found [...]

Ice Fishing in South Korea

September 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Ice Fishing festival in Korea is known as Hwacheon Sancheoneo(Mountain Trout) Ice Festival. There are many different events take place during winter. Some of the events are ice fishing, ice soccer and snowman making. There are more than 40 events take place and visitors from all over the world go to this festival and enjoy. The ice festival was [...]

OUTDOOR RINKS

September 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Seoul Plaza Ice Rink : Get ready for Seoul’s cheapest ice skating rink, which opens each winter at Seoul Plaza.  In this the public outdoor skating rink erected every December in front of Seoul City Hall. Generally closes around mid-February. To get there: City Hall Station (Subway Line No. 1 or 2) Exit No. 4. The timings are usually from [...]