The Lunar New Year, Seollal, is one of the most celebrated traditional holidays in Korea. While many celebrate the January 1 New Year’s Day (the Solar New Year), Seollal, the first day of the lunar calendar, has more traditional meanings and … Continue reading Q&A about Korean Lunar New Year – Seollal
Chuseok is one of Korea’s most important festivals, and one of the longest public holidays also. This year, Chuseok falls from Wednesday to Friday, giving all working people a day 5 weekend (those smart enough to take the Monday and … Continue reading [September] [My Lifestyle Travel]
Once known as Gyeonseongsa Temple, Bongeunsa Temple is located to the north of COEX building, and was constructed in the 10th year of Silla King Weongseong’s reign (794). In 1498, Queen Jeonghyeon refurbished Gyeonseongsa Temple at the east of King … Continue reading Celebrate Buddha’s birthday 2016
White Day White Day is on March 14th of every year. It is the festive day for young adults in South Korea. On this day “guys” will have to express their love to their loved ones. It is considered as … Continue reading What is White Day?
Children’s Day Children’s Day is a national holiday in Korea which is on May 5th of every year. “Boy’s Day” was founded in 1923 by Pang Chong-hwan (writer) who intended to grow national pride and sense of independence in children. … Continue reading Children’s Day
On Valentine’s Day, not everybody would spend time with their lovers, but either you are seeing someone or single, it is still Valentine’s Day, so let’s go out and enjoy the day, it is only once a year:) Have at … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!
Korean New Year is typically a family holiday, family members who are working or studying in other cities will go back to their hometowns to visit and celebrate this holiday with their family. They prepare large amounts of food, dress up hanbok … Continue reading How Korean celebrate Lunar new year (Seollal)?