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A Taste of Life in a Temple – Beopjusa Templestay

Beopjusa Temple

Templestay is a cultural program that gives you a chance to experience the traditions and culture of Korean Buddhism. It is a unique opportunity to stay for two or three days in an ancient temple and emulate a Buddhist practitioner’s life. It is open to everyone despite their religious background who wants a taste of temple-life. Korean temples are infused with the spirit and history of thousands of years. There is an absolute uniqueness and beauty that can be found only in the ancient monasteries. Participating in a temple stay allows this beautiful experience and connects with this history, culture, …

Jeju Loveland Sculpture Park (제주러브랜드)

Jeju Loveland

South Korea is a highly conservative country; however, a visit to Jeju’s sex-themed park, “Loveland,” will change how you perceive this country. Sitting on approximately 39,000 square meters, the park features 140 sex-themed installations, two museums, a cafe, and an art shop. The structures depict different sexual subjects from cultural, to older women to animals.  Background During the 1970 and 1980s, Jeju was a popular honeymoon destination for newlyweds in Korea due to its friendly climate and travel restrictions that existed at that time. Since most marriages were arranged, the hotel staff would create different erotic games for the newlyweds …

A visual Experience on Hong Kong’s Iconic Tram – Ding Ding

Tram

There is no doubt the best way to experience Hong Kong Island is to hope on a Tram locally known as the “Ding Ding” for its bell-like sound. Hong Kong is a colorful city, and this is evident on the buses too painted with various colors, decorations, and advertisements of major brands. It was interesting to see the artwork on each bus; it reminded me of the Nairobi Matatus (Mimi van taxis). The Hong Kong Tram has been in existence running from East to West of the Island for over 100 years since 1904 and has been evolving since then. …