Tagged: traditional

Summer Festival Fun, beach 3

10 Summer Festivals

Summer is officially here and while many hope to sunbathe it up on the numerous beaches of Korea or drink some brews and enjoy the...

Seoul, Korea: Mapo-gu Mangwon Traditional Market, fruit and veggies 5

Mangwon Traditional Market’s Good Eats

Mangwon Market is our local traditional market. It’s nothing fancy like Gwangjang Market downtown with its rows of food stalls, vintage section and Hanbok section but, Mangwon Market has some good eats and it’s within close proximity to Hongdae and the Han River so it’s easy to stop by, grab some food and be on your way.

Jesa Ceremony, Seollal, Chuseok 13

How To Perform A Korean Jesa Ceremony

Jesa (제사) ceremonies are performed to honor the ancestors that have come before and paved the way for those that live today and the Lunar New Year is one time during the year that almost everyone partakes in the memorial rite.