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Archive for April, 2014

Admiral Yi Sun-sin – Korea Posted by on Apr 28, 2014

Korea, pronounced as Hanguk in South Korean and Chosŏn in North Korean, is an East Asian territory that is divided into two distinct sovereign states, North Korea and South Korea.  Korean has about 4,500 years history and about 75 million populations.  There are many great men in Korea historically, but Admiral Yi Sun-shin is the…

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A Korean temple as a seaside escape Posted by on Apr 4, 2014

In Korea, for the weary expatriate, one reaches a breaking point when it comes to Buddhist temples. But Yonggungsa Temple (해동 용궁사) in Busan brings the energy of the sea to land. It’s monks considered it the first place in their world to see the new sun, to see the new year, which is also when…

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