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My Seoul Story Part 3

Named “UNESCO City of Design,” Seoul showcases Korea’s distinct identity that is truly Asian, with a wave of Western modernity that highlights its picturesque natural landscape. The country’s leaders have done a commendable job in designing such a capital city

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My Seoul Story Part 2

The iconic Royal Palaces of Seoul add special glamor to Korea’s long history, cultural heritage and tradition. UNESCO lists 10 World Heritage Sites and eight examples of Intangible Heritage to Humanity in this country. Some of these are found in

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My Seoul Story: Part 1

My trip to Seoul, Korea in the summer of 2011 was a breakthrough. It was my second time to travel alone outside the Philippines and Japan, but my first to actually stay in a backpackers hostel, in a shared room

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