Blog Posts - Korean Tradition



Seoul Searching | Bongeunsa Temple.

Located smack dab in the middle of the Gangnam - amidst tower blocks, high-rise apartments, and the hustle and bustle of city life - is a place of peace, calm, and tranquility. This seemingly peculiar site (and I say peculiar because it's located rig...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on Jul 10, 2016

Seoul Searching | Changgyeonggung Palace.

To make the most out of the Royal Cultural Festival (ergo, Free Admission Day), the little man and I also visited the nearby Changgyeonggung Palace, which is connected to Changdeokgung Palace via Hanyangmun Gate.Changgyeonggung Palace from afar.The p...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on May 13, 2016

Seoul Searching | Changdeokgung Palace.

Holidays in South Korea are usually very festive, as most tourist attractions come up with fun and interesting events to celebrate the occasion, or offer special discounts for both tourists and locals alike, If you're lucky, you might come across 'Fr...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on May 10, 2016

100th Day Baek-il (백일) Hanbok Rentals

Korean 100th day birthday (Baek-il) continues to be favored tradition among Koreans and Korean Americans alike. One hundred days after a baby is born, Koreans have a small feast to celebrate the baby's survival and health. The celebration is usually...
by Little Seouls on Apr 11, 2016

Seoul Searching | Gyeongbokgung Palace.

After enjoying the sights and sounds of Bukchon Hanok Village, Yue and I took a leisurely stroll down the streets of Samcheongdong as we made our way to nearby Gyeongbokgung Palace.Lost in Seoul? Ask these ladies for directions.They'd be more th...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on Feb 7, 2016

Seoul Searching | Bukchon Hanok Village.

Don't you just love long weekends?I, for one, love it because I can stay up late and catch up on my Kdramas. I don't have to wake up early the next day, and instead of fixing breakfast, we can just head over to the nearest McD's and have brunch. Oh,...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on Feb 5, 2016

Foodie Goodie | Yujacha (Honey Citron Tea).

So here I am feeling under the weather again. I spent most of the day under the sheets, sniffling, coughing, and catching up on two of my favorite currently-airing Korean dramas - Kill Me, Heal Me and Healer. (I'm actually catching up on the latter,...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on Jan 17, 2015

Happy Chuseok Shopping at WishTrend!

It's Chuseok time once again! One of the most popular holidays in Korea, Chuseok (추석) is the equivalent of Thanksgiving in Western countries. It's that time of the year when Koreans reunite with their families, share food, and give thanks to...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on Sep 7, 2014

Happy Chuseok!

It's Chuseok time once again! One of the most popular holidays in Korea, Chuseok (추석) is the equivalent of Thanksgiving in Western countries. It's that time of the year when Koreans reunite with their families, share food, and give thanks to...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on Sep 7, 2014

Welcome Back, Park Jung Soo!

ELFs, rejoice! Super Junior leader Leeteuk (real name Park Jung Soo) has been officially discharged from the army as of this morning, July 29.Photo credit: ParkJungsu.comLeeteuk left the camp at Injegun, Gangwondo in a black SUV, skipping the usual p...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on Jul 28, 2014

Wordless Wednesday #55 | Happy Chuseok!

It's that time of the year again! It's Chuseok (추석) - Thanksgiving Day in Korea, and the most important holiday in the Land of the Morning Calm. Chuseok falls on September 19 this year, but the holiday is actually observed for thre...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on Sep 17, 2013

Happy White Day! 화이트데이

It's one sweet day in Korea as we celebrate 'White Day' 화이트데이 - the day when women get to receive gifts (chocolates, being the most popular) from the men. You see, on Valentines Day, women are usually the ones who give gifts to the men. On...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on Mar 14, 2013

Happy Lunar New Year!

새해 복 많이 받으세요!!!  Saehae bok manhi baduseyo!!! Gong xi fa cai! Xin nian kuai le! Happy Lunar New Year!
by The Rebel Sweetheart on Feb 9, 2013

Wordless Wednesday #8 | Chuseokbim!

During Chuseok, everyone in the (Korean) family buys and wears new clothes, usually hanbok (Korean traditional clothes). This custom is known as Chuseokbim, and is still practiced today. Complete Hanbok set (jeogori, teol, & bokkeon) from Yedam,...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on Oct 3, 2012

Spazz Saturday #5 | Happy Chuseok!

Today, the festivities begin in Korea as the country celebrates Chuseok, (추석) the Korean Thanksgiving Day. For Koreans, this is the biggest and most important holiday of the year as family members reunite and get-together to share food and g...
by The Rebel Sweetheart on Sep 29, 2012

Knowing the Korean Tradition by Visiting The Korean Folk Village

Learning culture from other countries might be a good idea in adding the world knowledge. In Korea, there is a place which is set for people from other countries to learn the Korean cultures and life style. Located in the city of Yongin, the Korean F...
by Beautiful Tourism on Feb 9, 2012


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