Thursday, October 31, 2019

Top 3 Beautiful Night Views in Korea

There are lots of beautiful night views in Korea. If you have some plans to visit Korea and talk with your partner who come to here together, how about set the schedule to go to see some night views? I'll introduce you the best gorgeous night view spot in Korea :)

[ Apsan Observatory ]

Are you going to travel using a car or transportation? If you prefer to use transportation, you should take off at Daedeok Restaurant(대덕식당). From here, you have to walk about 40 minutes. Or you can take Apsan Cable car! 

This is the Apsan Observatory!!! What a pretty view it is! 

If you go here with your girl(boy) friend, write some notes on a lock and hang it railing. 

The cable car time is different through a month. You should check it in website before go there. 

Address : 
574-114 Apsan Sunhwanro, Namgu, Daegu
(대구 남구 앞산순환로 574-114)

Fee : 
7,500(children under 12)
※ 20% discount when you use Daegu city tour

[ The ARC ]

 The ARC's surface is motivated by rivers, water and nature. It looks like fish, isn't it?

At night, you can take a photo like this! Enjoy your unique photos in here with your friends~

Address : 
57 Gangjeongbon-gil, Dasa-eup, Dalseong-gun, Daegu
(대구 달성군 다사읍 강정본길 57)

[ Songhae Park ]

Songhae Park has lots of flowers. There are chrysanthemun, Pink muhly, and various autumn flowers.

At night, you can experience bright colorful status. Take a photo with your travel mate :)

There is a bridge that looks wonderful. During walking this bridge, You can feel peaceful moment.

Address : 
306 Gisyeri, Okpo-eup, Daegu
(대구 달성군 옥포읍 기세리 306)

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Enjoy your unique Halloween day in Korea

Halloween is a celebration observed in several countries on 31 October. It is widely believed that many Halloween traditions originated from ancient Celtic harvest festivals. 

During Halloween, children go to neighborhood to say "trick-or-treating" which means "If you don't give me a candy, I'm going to prank on you". They also do some interesting games like carving pumpkins into jack-o'-lanterns, lighting bonfires, telling scary stories and so on.

If you have some plans to visit Korea in this period, I'll recommend you a way to enjoy Halloween.

2019 Daegu Halloween Festival

ⓒ 2019 Daegu Halloween Festival facebook
ⓒ 2019 Daegu Halloween Festival facebook

The Daegu Halloween Festival will be held in Nam-gu District, Daegu this year. As you can see in the poster, it will be held on 25~26 October. The first day, there will be Halloween Parade with people in disguise. And opening ceremony is also going there. Or you can enjoy various activities like face painting, pumpkin dive, flea market etc.

The second day, There will be EDM party, Namgu fringe concert! Enjoy the music~ And The special stage is about Jack-O-Lantern carving. you should ask the program is available or not. Because you have to register before the program. 

e-mail  :
Facebook page :

ⓒ 2019 Daegu Halloween Festival facebook

It is not at all. You can get some discount or gifts in various store. Look at this map! The festival will be held in 
Daemyeong Performance Street, Anjirang Gopchang Street and Apsan Cafe street. Many places in there give you some promotion, but not all the store! 

The way to Event Venue

★ To Anjirang Gopchang Alley

Address : Daemyeong-ro 36-gil, Daemyeong 9(gu)-dong, Nam-gu, Daegu

Subway : Get off at Anjirang station on Line 1(red line). Come out via Exit 3. Keep straight to Anjirang 5-way Intersection about 5 minutes.

Bus : Take 306, 410, 518, 649, 651, Dalseo 4-1 to Anjirang Intersection(Anjirang Negeori) and get off at Anjirang Negeori stop. Keep heading to Anjirang Subway Station about 5 minutes.

ⓒ 2019 Daegu Halloween Festival facebook

★ To Apsan Cafe Street

Address : 39 Hyunchoong-ro, Nam-gu, Daegu

Subway : Get off at Hyunchoongro station on Line 1(red line). Come out via Exit 2. Keep straight about 11 minutes and make left. Cafe street starts from there but walk up along the street about 10 minutes.

Bus : Take 600, 750 and get off at Nammyeong Samgeori stop. Keep heading to Apsan intersection about 2 minutes.

ⓒ 2019 Daegu Halloween Festival facebook

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Way to go to Seomun Night Market and Recommendation of the BEST Food ★

There are various traditional markets in Korea. We have sold many kinds of things in one place. Compared to department stores and big markets, the service is a great advantage. Sometimes, They give us products more than we bought. 

In Korea, we call this 'Jung' which means affection or attachment. So I'll recommend you a traditional market that you can enjoy Korean original market and night market also. 

It is called 'Seomun market' which is located in Daegu. You can go there from Dongdaegu Station. From Seoul or other regions, You can take a KTX, SRT, Bus or Train. When you get off at Dongdaegu Station, you can see the Shinsegae Department store.

From Dongdaegu Station, You can take the subway line 3. You should get off the subway exit 2 or 3. In front of the exit, You can find the market directly. Or just take a taxi from the station.

< Opeinng time >
March ~ November : mon~thur, sun (19:00~23:30)
March ~ November : fri, sat (19:00~24:00)
December ~ February : mon~thur, sun (19:00~22:30)
December ~ February : fri, sat (19:00~23:30)

< Food >

Average food price is 4,000won~6,000won. And there are lots of food. Drinks, rice, noodle and so on. Especially makchang(a small intestine of a pig) is best food in Daegu. You should try this one!! 

Enjoy your trip in Seomun night market.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Korean BBQ, Bibimbap, chicken...? No!! Recommend you Unique Korean Food

Are you planning to visit Korea for you tour or vacation? Then, you might think about what kind of food will you try in your trip. There are lots of delicious food in Korea. I'm sure! But, many countries already have a Korean town. I mean, more than one in country. So you can enjoy those normal type of Korean food in your country, too.

I will recommend you the unique Korean food you can experience in Korea, just trust and follow me~!! 

Sumac Chicken(Ot dak)

Sumac Chicken is Korean nourishing food. Do you know about a sumac? It's kind of tree. Sumac chicken is made of the bark of sumac tree in the soup. You can feel its smell from the food. 

Basically, Korean restaurant serve various side dishes. In this picture, you can see a kimchi made with cabbage, kimchi made with radish, kimchi made with chives. They have three kinds of different kimchi. That's funny, isn't it?

The main dish is this one. chicken with healthy soup and cooked glutinous rice. It's combination is fantastic. After you eat this for lunch, you can feel more stronger than usual day :)

Price : 12,000won per person
open : 11:30 ~ 20:00 (2,4th sunday close)
Address :  Daehyunro10gil 54, Bukgu, Daegu (대구 북구 대현로10길 54)

Loach in hot bean paste soup(Chueotang)

Chueotang is made with loach. Yep, loach which is live in the river! We have two different type of Chueotang. One is put the loach without any cutting, the other is put the loach grind in. 

The restaurant that I will explain from now is famous in many broadcasts. You have to notice about this! This restaurant doesn't open during December~February. Because in this period, They can't catch a loach. 

They have two type of kimchi. One is quite spicy, the other is not spicy at all. So you can try this one if you don't like spicy food.

The soup is quite thick. And it's option that you can put powdered Japanese prickly ash berry or not. Enjoy this unique food in Daegu.

Price : 10,000won per person (rice is included)
open : 09:00 ~ 21:00 
Address :  Gukchaebosangro 598-1, Jung-gu, Daegu (대구 중구 국채보상로 598-1)

bean soup(kong guk)

Last one is specially you can eat in Daegu. You don't see in even Seoul which is the capital of Korea. This food is warm and savory. 

There's glutinous rice in the bean water. It's chewy. And the glutinous rice is crispy. It's quite difficult to explain it to person who have never try this food. You should go and try yourself!

They also see a toast which is familiar to foreigner. It can be explained Korean style brunch. If you wonder about this food, go to Daegu and experience it!

Price : kongguk 5,000won, toast 3,500won 
open : 24hours
Address :  Namsanro 6an-gil 47, Jung-gu, Daegu (대구 중구 남산로 6안길 47)

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Autumn Festivals in Korea, Especially in Daegu

Seungsi Festival

ⓒ seungsi festival website

Have you ever heard of any information of monk or Buddhism in Korea? Buddhism is well developed in Korea and many temples are in possession. Daegu has famous temple which is called Donghwasa. And there is a festival that you can experience Korean Buddhism well. 

The Seungsi Festival opens during Oct 3rd ~ Oct 7th. You can see the Korean own temple and Korean monk. There are some markets usually monks sell products a long time ago. It's chance to shopping Korean traditional goods.

Address : Daegu Donggu Dongwhasa1gil 1 (대구 동구 동화사1길 1)

 DIFACUL Festival

ⓒ Daegu international Fashion Culture Festival website

Daegu International Fashion Culture Festival is very famous in Korea. I think some of you was already participated in.  

A fashion festival integrating fashion culture, art and nature will take place at Sanghwa Dongsan, Suseong Lake, a landmark in Daegu. This festical is a about fashion where citizens may share and enjoy various contents related to the arts, culture and other fields.  

Oct 4 to 6, 2019, you can meet in Sanghwa Dongsan, Suseoung Lake, Daegu.

Address : 45Gil, Palgong-ro, Dong-gu, Daegu, Korea (대구 동구 팔공로45길)

Palgongsan Maple Festival

The fall foliage is pretty in October in Korea. Palgongsan Maple Fesival is held every year to improve attention in Palgondsan sightseeing. Palgongsan has a God Rock which is believed that help us dream comes true. 

There are many kinds of programs at the festival. Fireworks, walk in the fall foliage street, B-boy dance and so on. The landscape in the mountain is really great. So if you go there you can feel free and relieve your stress.

Address : Daegu Dong-gu, Youngsudong 3 (대구 동구 용수동 3)

Halloween Festival

You can't miss it in Korea. Actually, Halloween is not Korean culture. As time goes by, various Halloween festivals are being born in Korea. There is also a Halloween Party you can enjoy in Daegu!

Oct 25th ~ 26th, There's a Halloween party for two days on weekend. This festical is a reinterpretation of the unique resources and historical background of Daegu Nam-gu.

Daemyung-dong, Nam-gu was a cemetery site in the 1960s and is home to a number of cultural artists. Enjoy various photo zones, Halloween DJ parties, and more.

Address : Daegu damyung-dong (대구 대명동)