Tag Archives: Korea

Exploring religion

  With the hope that some day I might do a Temple Stay in Korea, I want to learn more about Korean Buddhism. I was raised a Protestant Christian, and I practice Metta (loving kindness) meditation.  My knowledge of other … Continue reading

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Rainwater Harvesting in South Korea

A monsoon climate can deliver a year’s worth of rain in three months in South Korea. With monsoon and drought conditions in quick succession, South Korea has learned the hard way to fully harvest rainwater. Read more about in the … Continue reading

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Traditional Korean Architecture

If you are interested in Korean architecture, you might like A Study on the Connecting Method of Wooden Structure Found at Korean Traditional Wooden Structure. Korean article   Geuklakjeon Hall of Bongjeongsa Temple in Korea

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Hanok and the Sun

The Korean Traditional House is called a Hanok.  Designed to withstand the forces of Korean climate, Hanok are built with natural elements such as trees, soil, stone, and paper. Hanok employ natural science to circulate air, with gardens planted in … Continue reading

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Friends in Korea

FriendsInKorea.com is the oldest and largest international social club in Korea. They have  weekly international parties in various areas of Seoul and other cities in Korea. They also organize language exchange meetings in coffee shops every week. FriendsInKorea.com은 한국에서 가장 오래되고 가장 큰 … Continue reading

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Korean American Story

Watch the amazing story of Korean American Mrs. Jungsook Choh. She recalls her life immediately after the Korean Independence from Japan and the subsequent events during the Korean War. KoreanAmericanStory.org has the mission to capture and preserve the Korean American … Continue reading

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Hanbok Rental

Hanbok is the traditional Korean outfit. One can rent a hanbok from Hanbok Story 194-17 Northern Blvd. Flushing NY 11358 Hanboknyc.com Read more about it in the NPR story Korean Tailors Try To Keep The Lunar New Year Hanbok Ritual Alive

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Jiri Mountain

My soul longs to hike Jiri National Park.  See here for interesting article. My language exchange partner is going there, and I am so jealous.

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Süle goes to Korea

Süle Kata is Hungarian.  The only language we share is Korean.  My Korean is not very good, haha.  But pictures are a great way to communicate.  Here is her video about her trip to Korea.

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I would love to ‪#‎VisitKorea‬

Maybe I can ‪#‎VisitKorea‬ if I enter enough contests.  🙂   The Korea Tourism Organization has taught me so much, and I enjoy their Visit Korea website. Enter and maybe you can win their ‪#‎luckyboxKorea‬.

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Free Korean Language Study

Have you used the resources available at Kosnet? KosNet stands for Korean Language Study on the Internet.  Kosnet is affiliated with the Ministry of Education and is responsible for overseas Koreans education and International exchange students. For example, I like … Continue reading

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Countries that read Hanguk Babble

Thank you readers for visiting my blog Hanguk Babble. It still tickles me every time I see that Korea is the second largest country for readers. .

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Korea has been in an uproar about privacy.  One of the alternatives is Telegram. South Korea Rumor Crackdown Jolts Social Media Users KaokoTalk vows to protect user privacy Surveillance drives South Koreans to Encrypted Messaging One article says Telegram will not … Continue reading

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A reader from Mexico

How cool is this? I just got a reader from Mexico. She has a review on “Grammar in Use”, the same book I just got this week. Haha! Small world.  Hola!

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Fall foods in Korea

Chulmoon sent me an email, and it was full of foods from harvest time.  

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