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Articles featuring hand-designed maps produced by Changwonderful:

Cafe Street (Garosoo-gil/가로수길)

Garosoo-gil in Korean (가로수길) means a tree-lined street. The most famous avenue with this moniker is in the ritzy Sinsa-dong in Seoul, but Changwon has its own Garosoo-gil in Yongji-dong, near Yongji Lake. The official name of the street is 용지로239번길 (Yongji-ro 239 beon-gil), but it’s more commonly known to …

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Jinhae Map

Here is the beginnings to our Jinhae Map! Use the link below to see the full map, and all the wonderful information on how to get there. If you have things to add, please send us a message! Thanks! View Jinhae (진해) in a larger map

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The New Immigration Office

The new immigration office sits in bureaucratic hiding towards the Free Trade Area of Masan. The short move: 300 yards down the street, seems to have invigorated the staff and instilled some efficiency. To get there, taking a bus is only around 5 minutes longer than a taxi, although a …

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Daum Maps 2

Part two! In the first post I explained how to search for directions, but didn’t really go into some of the many things that Daum maps can do. In this post I will cover how to search for things or services that you might find yourself needing while in Korea. …

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Daum Maps

Since I first arrived in Korea, I have gone through several different methods of trying to keep track of bus numbers and how to navigate the bus system. At first, I kept a handy list of all the routes that went to my school and places that I often frequented. …

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Changwonderful Hot Tip #1

This map has it all. Really. If you are new to the area, or starting to look for new places to explore, check out this fantastic map. Have some places to add? Open up the map in a larger view (below) and send a message to Steve. He generously opens …

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Neighborhood Map (Masan-happo gu, Masan-hoewon gu)

Continuing the task of mapping out Changwon’s neighborhoods (dongs), here is our map of central Masan, including Masan-happo gu and Masan-hoewon gu.  Unlike our central Changwon map, we were able to track down the actual neighborhood borders, thanks to the korean-language version of Masan’s wikipedia pages (1, 2).  For the …

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Changwon Daero Map

Ever wonder what a ‘daero’ (대로) is?  It’s a big road.  They’re all over town.  Most famous in Changwon is Changwon Daero. This is the large, extremely straight road north of industrial complex.  If you’ve ever wondered what or where they are, use this simplified map!

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October 2012 Festivals – Oct 20th, 21st

October in Korea is full of festivals!  Here’s a map detailing when and where some festivals are for the weekend of October 6th and 7th.  We put it together using Korean Tourism Org’s database.  Please note that not all festivals appear there, and thus we have a difficult time tracking everything …

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OCTOBER 2012 FESTIVALS – OCT 13TH 14TH

October in Korea is full of festivals!  Here’s a map detailing when and where some festivals are for the weekend of October 6th and 7th.  We put it together using Korean Tourism Org’s database.  Please note that not all festivals appear there, and thus we have a difficult time tracking everything …

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October 2012 Festivals – Oct 6th 7th

October in Korea is full of festivals!  Here’s a map detailing when and where some festivals are for the weekend of October 6th and 7th.  We put it together using Korean Tourism Org’s database.  Please note that not all festivals appear there, and thus we have a difficult time tracking …

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Neighborhood Map (Uichang gu, Seongsan gu)

We proudly present to you a map of neighborhoods (dong) in the central Changwon area (Uichang gu and Seongsan gu).  This map features the approximate locations of each neighborhood, using information gleaned from Google maps.  These neighborhoods are the smaller, colloquial dongs, as detailed in Changwon’s Neighborhood System, and thus, much …

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Masan Nambu Shiwae Bus Terminal Times

The Masan Nambu Shiwae Bus Terminal (마산남부시외버스터미널) services two provinces.  The following country map attempts to catalogue the current service times and locations, as of April, 2012.  Additionally, extra stops before destinations are listed.  To download a large version, place your cursor over the image and select the download option …

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Masan Gosok Bus Terminal Times

The Masan Gosok Bus Terminal (마산고속버스터미널) services four provinces.  The following country map attempts to catalogue the current service times and locations, as of April, 2012.  Additionally, extra stops before destinations are listed.  To download a large version, place your cursor over the image and select the download option at …

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Masan Shiwae Bus Terminal Times

The Masan Shiwae Bus Terminal (마산시외버스터미널) services eight provinces.  The following country map attempts to catalogue the current service times and locations, as of April, 2012.  Additionally, extra stops before destinations are listed.  To download a large version, place your cursor over the image and select the download option at …

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Changwon Bus Terminal Times

The Changwon Bus Terminal (창원버스터미널) services eight provinces.  The following country map attempts to catalogue the current service times and locations, as of April, 2012. Additionally, extra stops before destinations are listed.  To download a large version, place your cursor over the image and select the download option at the …

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