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6 Things I Wished I Knew Before Holidaying in Korea (April 2016)

Finally, I’ve completed writing about my recent Spring holiday in Korea after returning home almost 2 months. 😛 It’s been quite a while since I last enjoyed any overseas holiday of more than 1 week long, & also about 5 years since I last visited the Land of Morning Calm. Here’s a recap of my…

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Revisiting Hwaseong Fortress (수원 화성), a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Suwon

Located in Suwon, the capital city of Gyeonggi-do that surrounds Seoul, is the impressive Hwaseong Fortress (수원 화성), representing the Joseon Dynasty of the 18th century. The construction of the fortress commenced in January 1794, & was completed 2.5 years later in September 1796. The main reason for constructing this magnificent structure was a show…