Friday, December 4, 2009

TOP FIVE WONDERFUL THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT SOUTH KOREA

We're going to hav an Asian trip today as i will tour you to the "Land of the Morning Calm" ~ Korea.
We will give focus to South Korea.

South Korea is one of Four Asian Tigers and described as the Miracle on the Han. Now, it's time for the
TOP FIVE WONDERFUL THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT SOUTH KOREA

TOP 5 WONDERFUL THING TO KNOW ABOUT SOUTH KOREA
"KIMCHI"

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Kimchi , also spelled gimchi, kimchee, or kim chee, is any one of numerous traditional Korean pickled dishes made of vegetables with varied seasonings. Its most common manifestation is the spicy baechu (cabbage) variety. Kimchi is the most common banchan, or side dish, in South Korea and many South Korean communities and locales. Kimchi is also a common ingredient and combined with other ingredients to make dishes such as kimchi stew and kimchi fried rice. Kimchi is very spicy and can also be exceptionally sweet. Kimchi is made of various vegetables and contains a high concentration of dietary fiber, while being low in calories.


TOP 4 WONDERFUL THING TO KNOW ABOUT SOUTH KOREA
"LOTTE WORLD"

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Lotte World is a recreation complex in Seoul, South Korea. It consists of a large indoor theme park, an outdoor amusement park, an island linked by monorail, shopping malls, a hotel, a Korean folk museum, sports facilities and movie theaters in one area. The Lotte World indoor theme park is one of the largest indoor amusement parks in the world, and ranked seventh worldwide in attendance according to the 2002 census. It is located in Sincheon-dong, Songpa-gu Seoul South Korea. Outside of Lotte world is Magic island, which is the outside amusuent park of Lotte world. Gyro drop (vertical free fall), Gyro swing, and Atlantis adventure is in there. The Magic castle is a beautiful castle, also located there.


TOP 3 WONDERFUL THING TO KNOW ABOUT SOUTH KOREA
"LG, SAMSUNG AND ONLINE GAMES"

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In consumer electronics, South Korea is the world's largest LCD, OLED, CRT and plasma display maker. The South Korean companies Samsung and LG are among the top three manufacturers of televisions and mobile phones. Samsung is currently the world's most valued consumer electronics brand. Korean is also known for their famous Multi-media Online Role Playing Game or MMORPGs like Ragnarok, Fly for Fun, Ran and more!

TOP 2 WONDERFUL THING TO KNOW ABOUT SOUTH KOREA
"JEJU ISLAND"

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The island contains the Natural World Heritage Site entitled Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes. Jeju Island is a volcanic island, dominated by Halla-san (Halla Mountain): a volcano 1,950 metres high and the highest mountain in South Korea. The most popular tourist spots on the island are Cheonjeyeon and Cheonjiyeon waterfalls, Mount Halla, Hyeobje cave, and Hyeongje island. There is a variety of leisure sports that tourists can take part in Jeju including golf, horse riding, hunting, fishing, mountain climbing, etc. Depending on the season, Jeju hosts many festivals for tourists including a penguin swimming contest in winter, cherry blossom festival in spring, the midsummer night beach festival in summer, and Jeju horse festival in autumn, among others. For most tourists, traffic to and from the island is mainly taken through Jeju International Airport and transport within the island by rental cars. Some local products are popular to tourists, including Jeju's special tile fish and mandarin oranges, aside from souvenirs and duty-free shopping.

THE MOST WONDERFUL THING TO KNOW ABOUT SOUTH KOREA
"THE BANPO BRIDGE"

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The Banpo Bridge is a major bridge in downtown Seoul over the Han River, South Korea, connecting the Seocho and Yongsan districts. Banpo Bridge is on top of Jamsu Bridge, forming a "double deck" bridge. The latter bridge has the ability to submerge under water if the water level rises. Banpo Bridge is a girder bridge and was completed in 1982. In September 2008, the landmark bridge was transformed into a gigantic rainbow fountain with nearly 10,000 LED nozzles that run along both sides, shooting out 190 tons of water per minute. Seoul mayor Oh Se-hoon praised that the bridge will further beautify the city and showcase Seoul's eco-friendliness, as the water is pumped directly from the river itself and continuously recycled. The project is the first of its kind in the world.

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