Alpensia Ski Resort is an entertainment destination centre located at the highland which stands 700m above sea level, the optimum height for the human health and biorhythm. It has been designed by Cuningham Group which participated in the development of the world’s famous theme parks such as Warner Bros. Movie World and Universal Studios. Alpensia… Continue reading Alpensia Ski Resort
Gangwon is the snowiest province in Korea. For about 66 days from November to March, Gangwon has an average of 250cm of snow. The average temperature is about -4.8°c throughout the winter, which maintains optimal ski conditions so that skiers can demonstrate their full capacities. Gangwon’s eight large-scale recreation resorts are most popular among Korean… Continue reading Gangwon as the top Winter destination in Korea
추석 잘 지내새요! Chuseok also known as hangawi is the Korean version of Thanksgiving. Usually, during this harvest festival, the whole family members will gather together at their hometown. The morning of Chuseok, the family members will hold memorial services call Charye (차례).It is normal to visit the ancestral graves and remove weeds. These events… Continue reading Happy Chuseok!
TODAY is Gaecheonjeol (개천절) which is a public holiday in South Korea. Also known by the name National Foundation Day. This holiday celebrates the legendary formation of the first Korean state of Gojoseon in 2333 BC. This date has traditionally been regarded as the date for the founding of the Korean nation. Every October 3rd,… Continue reading Korea National Foundation Day
Jeongseon Arirang is a local folk song that delivers the feelings of the people of Jeongseon, a mountainous village and it is also called Arari. The song was traditonally sung by local folks who didn’t know how to read or write, so there is no well-organized record about it. Jeongseon Arirang Academy was established to… Continue reading Jeongseon Arirang Academy: Preservation of Jeongseon Arirang
Gondrebap Gondre is a wild vegetable full of vitamin. Gondrebap (Steamed rice with gondre) is very famous in Jeongseon/Taebaek area as gondre in these area is very soft and crispy. Kotdeungchigi Guksu An exemplary food using buckwheat is the buckwheat noodle called Kotdeungchigi noodle. Kotdeungchigi means “hit the nose” in Korean. This noodle may… Continue reading What to eat in Jeongseon?
The train opened on January 22, 2015, from Cheongnyangni Station in northeastern Seoul and passes through several stations in Gangwon-do, including Mindungsan and Jeongseon, which hosts the “Jeongseon Five-day Market”, and arriving at Auraji Station. The “A” in the train’s name comes from “Arirang” (a Korean folk song), and the words “amazement” and “adventure”. The… Continue reading A (Arirang)-Train : New Line to Jeongseon