Protectors of an Ancient Time

Today, we have satellites, aircraft, bombs, guns – a whole slew of modern warfare technology that countries use to protect themselves from other nations.

But in ancient times, the only thing that separated people from a potential invasion or destruction by a foreign nation was a simple brick wall.

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Expat Living – South Korea

As published in Sawubona Magazine (June 2014)

Moving to South Korea has been one of my best decisions. The opportunity to immerse myself in a new culture has brought depth to my knowledge of the world, particularly because eastern cultures are quite different from western ones.

Gamcheon Culture Village: Busan’s Hidden Gem

With the spread of vividly colorful houses sitting atop a seaside cliff, Taegeukdo Village looks more like scenery you’d find in South America or coastal Italy, not South Korea.

Celebrating Lunar New Year in Korea

For many throughout the world, New Years has already come and gone – but not in Korea. Here the celebrations are just about to kick off, and unlike the West, the festivities last for more than just 24 hours.

Exploring The DMZ: The World’s Most Heavily Armed Border

Just a fifty minute drive from Seoul, one of the world’s most populated cities, lies the infamous Demilitarized Zone, an imaginary border where North and South Korea have been at an intense standstill since 1953.

Bongeunsa: A Taste Of Ancient Times In A Modern World

Bongeunsa Temple is one of the many ancient temples scattered throughout Seoul, bringing an incredible juxtaposition between traditional and modern living that can be seen clashing all around Korea today.