Sights & Attractions

Alive Museum (박물관은 살아있다)

If you are looking for a fun place where you can be creative in taking photos, try visiting the main branch of  Alive Museum (박물관은 살아있다) which is located in Insadong, the neighborhood in Seoul which is known for its mixture of traditional and modern atmosphere. The museum has other local branches in Jeju Island, Daecheon and Yeosu.  There are…… Continue reading Alive Museum (박물관은 살아있다)

Sights & Attractions

Sarang-eui Damjang (사랑의 담장)

At the 4th floor of Ssamzie-gil Mall at Insadong, there is a spot called Sarang-eui Damjang (사랑의 담장) which literally means “fence of love.” 사랑 means love and 담장 is the Korean-style brick fence/wall. It is located few steps away from Pooop Cafe. What you can do: Hang love notes with your special someone or friends Enjoy some food…… Continue reading Sarang-eui Damjang (사랑의 담장)

Personal

Happy Valentine’s Day, Yeobo

So it was Valentine’s Day yesterday. Valentine’s Day in Korea is celebrated a bit differently from the rest of the world. On February 14, women give chocolates or gifts to men. On March 14, also called as White Day, men return the favor. There is also Black Day for singles a month after White Day. It’s celebrated by eating black…… Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day, Yeobo

Legal Matters

Tuberculosis Test Certificate Issuance (결핵검사 확인서 발급)

The Korean Immigration Office has announced that nationals from high TB-burden countries are required to undergo a TB medical exam at any community health center (보건소) and provide a copy of the clearance certificate (결핵검사 확인서) along with other required documents if they wish to apply for visa change or extension of sojourn period. If you had a TB…… Continue reading Tuberculosis Test Certificate Issuance (결핵검사 확인서 발급)