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There will be exterior construction work done to the Nurimaru APEC House from November 1 – 30, 2014. The inside of the building will be open as usual, but areas of the outside could be limited to the public depending on construction. Due to the 2014 ASEAN-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit, the Nurimaru APEC House […]
Just last year, the visit to Korea of Fleur Pellerin , an orphaned Korean infant who was adopted by a French couple, caused proud headlines to appear in the Korea press. After all, Ms Pellerin is the first-ever person of Korean birth to rise to ministerial status in France; in 2013, she was made minister delegate […]
When an artist is asked to describe his art work and he responds that it’s like “the Muppets meet the Mayans”, you know you’re in for something unique and special.
Swiss-born Clara Lee has been voted the #2 most beautiful woman in the world in by Mode Lifestyle Magazine’s top 100 for 2014. The 28-year-old Korean actress/model has appeared in numerous TV and film appearances since her first movie, Five Senses of Eros, in 2009. According to Mode, “Korea’s singer, actress, and model Clara Lee’s bright and […]
Legendary American actor Brad Pitt will visit Korea November 13th to promote his latest film “Fury”, which will open at the box office November 20th. The 50-year-old A list actor will make his third visit to the peninsula, first in 2011 to promote “Moneyball” and the second in 2013 to promote “World War Z”. Co-star Logan […]
The Korean music scene lost one of its biggest names last night as icon Shin Hae-chul died yesterday due to complications from a heart attack suffered five days ago. Kim had fallen into a coma after suffering a heart attack five days ago at the Asan Medical Center in Seoul after complications including an infection in […]
Antioxidants are important in slowing and preventing damage from free-radicals, molecules that cause signs of aging like wrinkles, dry skin and tissue damage.
Before I moved to Korea for the first time in 2009 I was deeply concerned about how I would spend my time here. Having lived in Colorado for my adult life, I was seeking out some sort of outdoor sport to throw myself into. Then I found a website, Korea on the Rocks. (KOTR) Not […]
The Busan Foundation for International Activities (BFIA), along with the Busan Walking Federation and T-broad, will host the 4th Busan Galmaetgil Walk Day. Free registration is available for foreigners who apply to the BFIA before October 29, 2014. ○ Date & Time: November 1, 2014, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. ○ Venue: Haeundae Beach (Event […]
Nestled between Haeundae and the end of the green line is Jung Dong, one of those unappreciated metro stops in an area so small that it doesn’t even get one of those “Please exit here for..” announcements. If it were to have one, it would probably end with “E-Mart”, as that is arguably the most […]
The city has seen a surge in establishments offering some real French dining options.
The Busan Weather Agency said autumn colors at Geumjeong Mountain reached its peak yesterday. When 20 percent of the mountain summit turns red, it is considered the first autumn color, and when it reaches 80 percent, it is then considered the peak of autumn colors. Geumjeong Mountain reached its peak eight days after the first autumn […]
One of the most secretive islands in Korea’s past, Oedo (pronounced WAY-do), is a little bit of paradise less than two hours from Busan and offers nature at its best for anyone looking for a respite from the city. The small, 14.5-hectare island, just a 20-minute boat ride south of Goeje Island, gives the impression […]
The 6th Dynamic Busan Mountain Bike Rally will be held at 8:30 a.m. on the 2nd of next month around Baekyang Mountain. The event, started in 2009 is hosted by Busan City and the Busan Loves Bikes Association. 1,000 people including members of mountain bike clubs will participate in this year’s rally. The rally will have two […]
The Busan IPark continued their late season form after drawing fourth place FC Seoul 1-1 at the Seoul World Cup Stadium Sunday afternoon in Hyundai K League Classic action. Lim Sang-hyub once again gave Busan an early lead, scoring in the 39th minute to give the IPark the lead at the half. Seoul however, came […]
Troy Gillenwater was unstoppable Saturday scoring 33 points as Goyang defeated KT 80-68 to send the Sonic Boom to their third consecutive defeat. Goyang has won seven in a row to start the season led by Gillenwater, the league’s leading scorer averaging 25.9 points per game. Goyang controlled the game, out-rebounding KT 38-19, including a 27-15 […]