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Us at Mad for Garlic in Uijeongbu 9

Mad for Garlic in Uijeongbu

I traveled north to Uijeongbu this cold Friday morning to meet some “northern” friends and celebrate a birthday. Mad for Garlic is an Italian chain restaurant that opened in 2001 and has over 35...

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11.11 is also Farmers’ Day

Most people in Korea and outside the country who are interested in anything Korean knows that 11.11 or November 11th is PEPERO DAY. Did you know that before Pepero Day, farmers have been celebrating...

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Jogyesa Chrysanthemum Festival

Seoul doesn’t run out of festivals to offer to its local and international tourists. Sometimes there are multiple festivals happening at the same time that it’s just impossible to visit all of them. Since...

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Seoul Lantern Festival 2016

I remember the first ever Seoul Lantern Festival held in November. The lines were so long it took us almost two hours to get in. After that first time, I made sure to visit...

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68-(1) and 46-(1) stamped on passport

This is a common question asked by Filipinos in Facebook groups. What does 68-1 or 46-1 stamped on the passport mean? The numbers refer to the articles in the Immigration Control Act of South...

Three South Koreans nabbed in a drug raid in Makati 0

Three South Koreans nabbed in a drug raid in Makati

As reported on ABS-CBN’s TV Patrol, three Koreans were nabbed along with three other Filipinos in a drug raid at a condominium unit in Makati City on October 31st. The report was shown on...

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EPS workers age limit

Mr. Jonathan Hicap wrote in his article on Manila Bulletin that South Korea will not raise the EPS workers age limit. He was able to ask the question during a foreign press meet with...