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10 Reasons to Quarantine and Visit South Korea in 2021

NEW YEAR, NEW TRAVELS Often overlooked as a top-travel destination, South Korea is steeped in stunning vistas, cultural landmarks, and an opportunity to travel back in time to explore the country’s imperial past. From witnessing Gyeongbokgung Palace’s changing of the guards’ ceremony in the cosmopolitan capital city of Seoul to mandarin-picking in Jeju, here are ten reasons why visiting South Korea does not need to… Read More »10 Reasons to Quarantine and Visit South Korea in 2021

HAENYEO FEMALE DIVERS – JEJU ISLAND ๐Ÿงœ๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿฅฝ๐Ÿฆ‘๐Ÿฅ‡

Haenyeo (ํ•ด๋…€; lit. sea women) are female divers in the Korean province of Jeju who harvest a variety of mollusks, seaweed, and other sea life from the ocean. Their livelihoods represent the unique, progressive familial structure of Jeju, and are embodiments of independent spirit, iron will and determination. Dating back to 434 A.D., the waters surrounding Jeju Island were home to an exclusively-male diving tradition.… Read More »HAENYEO FEMALE DIVERS – JEJU ISLAND ๐Ÿงœ๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿฅฝ๐Ÿฆ‘๐Ÿฅ‡