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Tourist sites confront translation troubles

Tourist sites confront translation troubles

‘Foreigners read these signs … and it will be their first impression of Korea. [Officials] are not aware of that.’ People visit palaces and museums to get a feel for a country’s history, to enjoy a bit of beauty or to just slip into a different world. But when placards are mislabeled with confusing information, […]

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Changdeok Palace: Better than any Koreanovela

Changdeok Palace: Better than any Koreanovela

By Ino Manalo, Philippine Daily Inquirer First Posted 02:55:00 09/27/2009 MANILA, Philippines—A remarkable example of the global nature of contemporary culture is the way Filipino audiences have taken to Korean TV drama shows like “Jewel in the Palace.” Something in these tales of intrigues and courtly passions must have appealed to our local viewers. To […]

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Changdeokgung, WHS Travel Tips

Fresh look at Seoul’s five palaces

Fresh look at Seoul’s five palaces

New programs show daily life behind the palace walls If you have been to Seoul, you have certainly been to one or more of the city’s five “grand palaces.” The complexes themselves are some of the city’s most majestic tourist attractions, while the vast green lawns within provide a tranquil backdrop for quiet contemplation away […]

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