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How to travel #3: Cheer on a local sport - and give it a go yourself

Sharing the triumphs and tragedies of a sports match can instantly take you from stranger to participant to arms-around-the-shoulder-singing-loudly-crony. The heightened emotion experienced together leaps over cultural barriers and you’ll find yourself included in the celebrations or commiserations like an old chum.
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$31.4 million missing from HSBC

Oil field in Kurdish Region

Rep. Chun claims Lee aides pocketed kickbacks from Kurdistan oil deal

This is the first in a series of articles in collaboration with Rep. 919 more words


A fair deal? – South Korean sex workers’ earnings at home and abroad


In January and April of this year, police in Macau twice busted prostitution businesses involving South Korean brokers and sex workers offering sexual services. In its press briefings, the Macau police released information about the fees clients were charged, and the earnings of the sex workers involved. 1,409 more words



Address: Yeojwa-dong, Jinhae-gu, Changwon, Yeongnam, South Korea

How to get there: I don’t remember, we just got lost. And asked around. Koreans will help you get there. 333 more words


Going to Jinhae from Busan

If you’re in Korea to see the cherry blossoms, you’d be familiar with the city of Jinhae.

To go to Jinhae from Busan, you have to make your way to the Sasang Station on Line 2 of the Busan Metro. 313 more words


Haeundae Beach

Address: Haeundae-gu, Busan, South Korea

How to get there: three blocks away from Haeundae Station Exit 5

Operating Hours: All day

Entrance Fee: Free

I am a lover of the beach and I heard that this is the famed beach of Korea. 215 more words


WK4.2 – The Beauty of South Korea


When my sisters and I went to Jeju Island, we saw the women divers (Haenyeo) who have lived a good portion of their lives snorkeling for abalone, octopus and other kinds of shellfish. 50 more words