Pink Revelry: The Cherry Blossoms of Gyeongsang-do
Apr03

Pink Revelry: The Cherry Blossoms of Gyeongsang-do

Editor’s Pick: Gyeongju

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Sledding in Gyeongsang Province
Jan05

Sledding in Gyeongsang Province

Words by Ben Cowles You don’t have to be an extreme sports fiend to play in the snow this month. The winter is in full swing here on the Korean peninsula; chilly isn’t it! While the weather is just about nippy enough to freeze the naught bits off a Dokkaebi*, hibernating the season away tucked up in bed binging on herbal teas and spicy ramyeon all season would be a mistake. Instead, we should be thankful for the Siberian winds that...

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A Museum without Walls: Gyeongju’s Namsan Mountain
Jun18

A Museum without Walls: Gyeongju’s Namsan Mountain

Words and shots by Jim Cheney Just outside of Korea’s ancient capital of Gyeongju lies Namsan Mountain (not to be confused with the Seoul mountain of the same name). At first glance, Namsan may seem indistinguishable from the hundreds of other hills that dot the country. However, within minutes of starting a hike, its real beauty comes into view. Nestled among the beautiful scenery are statues, carvings, and temples that are as much...

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Gyeongju World Culture Expo
Aug11

Gyeongju World Culture Expo

The Yeosu World Expo isn’t scheduled to start until next May, but for now you can head to the city of Gyeongju for 60 days of activities.

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7/1 Shilla, Land of the Gods Miso II
Jul06

7/1 Shilla, Land of the Gods Miso II

Over the past 14 years, patrons of the arts in Seoul and countless tourists have stopped by the Chongdong Theater near City Hall for the traditional performance Miso (meaning “smile” in Korean). This month, a new production will open in Gyeongju, the ancient capital of the Silla Dynasty (which lasted from 57 BC – AD 935).

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