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Nami Island (3 November 2023)

We had a couple of days back in Seoul before flying home to Australia.  It’s peak autumn foliage season, so we headed out of town to Nami Island, reputed to be one of the best…

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Jeju Island (29 October to 2 November 2023)

We said in our first Korea post that one of the inspirations for coming was the Netflix series Korean Pork Belly Rhapsody.  And any Korean will tell you that the best pork in the country…

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Busan (25 to 29 October 2023)

Korea’s biggest fish market, best food, sooooo many street markets, quirky street art, vibrant nightlife.  It’s South Korea’s second largest city, with a population of 3.8 million, and as a general rule we don’t find…

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Multi-tasking Korean style?

Saw this outside a shop in Busan. It’s an ad for a ‘finger holder’ for a mobile phone.  There’s plenty of these gadgets on the market.  But look closely.  This one is specifically marketed as…

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Daegu (23 to 25 October 2023)

South Korea’s third largest city was once known as the ‘City of Apples and Beauties’, famed for the especially large and juicy apples produced there, and the beauty of Daegu women which was attributed to…

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