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Pristine and powerful, Antarctica is alive ― and enlivening

BROWN BLUFF, Antarctica ― Go ahead. Tell people you’re traveling to Antarctica and wait for the responses: “Wait, what? Did you say Antarctica?” “Be sure to get a selfie with a polar bear, OK?” ...

Updated : 2015.02.27 19:57

Danpatjuk (sweet red bean porridge)

This velvety smooth sweet red bean porridge is a great snack or dessert on a cold winter day. To make the porridge, the beans are cooked down until very soft. Then, the cooks traditionally mash the be...

Updated : 2015.02.27 19:50

Around the hotels

Hong Kong cuisine at Sheraton Incheon HotelSheraton Incheon Hotel’s traditional Chinese restaurant YUE is presenting authentic Hong Kong cuisine from March 13 to 22. Two chefs have been invited from ...

Updated : 2015.02.27 19:48

Flatbread sandwiches at Panisse

At Panisse, a new sandwich-centric shop in Seoul’s Seorae Village that opened a little over three months ago, the bread takes center stage. Slightly blistered on top, craggly and still warm from its ...

Updated : 2015.02.27 19:45

Exercises for menopausal women

For a healthy post-menopausal life, regular exercise, good nutrition, sufficient sleep and rest, and stress relief is important. Exercises can easily be adapted to one’s likes. Regular exercise helps...

Updated : 2015.02.26 21:09

Park Chung-hee biography published in Vietnamese

A book that chronicles former Korean president Park Chung-hee (1917-1979) and first lady Yuk Young-soo (1925-1974) has been published in Vietnamese.“Human Park Chung-hee, Human Yuk Young-soo,” writt...

Updated : 2015.02.26 20:24

SIWA Gala to raise funds for women’s charities

The Seoul International Women’s Association is set to get Caribbean for its annual fund-raising gala.The function to be held at the Conrad Hotel on Saturday, March 7, will feature a silent auction, c...

Updated : 2015.02.25 19:13

V-Day events set to campaign against abuse

Stage performances in Korea will help raise funds for local women’s charities and campaign against abuse, with the first two this weekend in Busan.They are part of V-Day, an international movement started by “Vagina Monologues” author Eve Ensler, which campaigns to stop violence against...

Updated : 2015.02.25 19:11

Animal, vegetable or mishmash?

A lion unravels into a peeled orange, a frog pops open to reveal an avocado stone at its core and a crouching fox masquerades as a carrot.These are all the visual reworkings of artist Sara DeRemer, wh...

Updated : 2015.02.25 19:11

“Two Truths and a Lie” to look at N.K. propaganda

NKHR Rescue Fund will be hosting an event in Seoul called “Two Truths and a Lie,” based on the lie detection game of the same name.The format will be used to show how North Korea uses propaganda to maintain control. A defector will be at the event to talk about his experiences with propa...

Updated : 2015.02.25 19:11

Buddhist doctor to give talk on dying

Dr. Barry Kerzin, doctor to the Dalai Lama, will give a talk on death and dying in Seoul on Saturday.Kerzin, a medical doctor, has lived in Dharamsala, India, for 25 years, serving as a doctor to high lamas including the Dalai Lama, and provides charitable medical care to the poor. Barry t...

Updated : 2015.02.25 19:11

Yeol to offer English lectures on Korean art, culture, history

The Korean Heritage Preservation Society, Yeol, will be presenting an English-language lecture series this year, delving into Korean art, culture and history. The series will deal with subjects rangin...

Updated : 2015.02.25 18:54

Kumho Asiana chairman to head mecenat association

Kumho Asiana Group chairman Park Sam-koo has been elected as the chair of Korea Mecenat Association, a nonprofit body that encourages corporate support of the arts. He will replace Park Yong-hyun, for...

Updated : 2015.02.25 18:39

Remote villages visited by Hangeul creator revamped

Four remote villages where King Sejong, the creator of the Korean alphabet, went to cure an eye infection and put the finishing touches on his unique writing system, have been renovated to attract modern visitors, officials in the central city said Wednesday.  Housed within this city, so...

Updated : 2015.02.25 16:22

Hiking S. Koreans' favorite pastime: survey

Hiking is South Koreans' favorite pastime, with dogs chosen as their most beloved pet, a poll showed Wednesday.  According to the survey of 1,700 South Koreans aged 13 and older, taken by Gallup Korea, 14 percent of the respondents said their favorite hobby is hiking.   Listening to mu...

Updated : 2015.02.25 16:20