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Dowon Art Zone

If you are looking for a place to find some great things to send home to friend and family, this is the place. Reasonably priced, extremely friendly, family owned, and located in Jungang Dong, Dowon is an experience you expected to have in Korea, yet haven’t had yet. Go check …

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September 2012 Korea Festival Calendar

This season, we’re parsing down our biannual schedule of Korean festivals into individual months.  May we proudly present September 2012.  Aside from the Masan Fish Market festival on 14th through 16th, all of these festivals are out of Changwon’s province. But in October, there will be several in Changwon alone. …

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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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Changwon Waste and Recycling

Recycling can be confusing in any city across the world. We are here to bring clarity to a difficult and confusing procedure, that, once it understood, helps not just the environment, but help you meet the high standards of your landlord. Korea has a very successful recycling system.  But, to …

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Changwon’s Neighborhood System

If you don’t have a handle on Korea’s administrative divisions, please read our article on that topic first. Changwon (according to its website) has a population nearing 1.1 million people.  In 2010, it incorporated the bordering cities Jinhae and Masan.  Consequentially, has undergone redistricting to accommodate its larger size. At the highest level, the city is divided …

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An Introduction to Korea’s Administrative Divisions

South Korea is divided and subdivided in generally clear and easy to understand ways. The following is a brief introduction: The country is divided into 9 provinces (도) (Jeju is one, though it is self-governing (특별 자치도)), 6 metropolitan cities (광역시), and 1 special city (특별시) (Seoul) which serves as the country’s capital.  The metropolitan cities are governed …

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Buses to the Airports (Busan and Incheon)

Whether you are flying out of Incheon, or Gimhae, there are buses to get you straight to the airport from Changwon. Gimhae International Airport (PUS)   Website:  http://seintour.co.kr/commom/sub04_01.html **Please not that “Masan Station” refers to Masan KTX Train station, not a bus terminal in Masan. Above are the places to pick …

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China Massage

China Massage is located in the building across from Daiso in Sangnam Dong. They offer great massages at reasonable prices. China Massage is a reputable place where you get what you pay for and don’t need to worry about any hidden surprises. Inside China Massage is a simple menu with …

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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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2012 Korea Spring Festival Calendar

Jinhae’s cherry blossom festival may be finished this weekend, but spring festival season is just kicking off around Korea.  Here’s an overview of what is happening where.  Each festival’s timeframe is vertically marked on this calendar and each color represents the region of the country that it’s in. Using this …

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Translated Gimbap Menu

Here is an approximate menu for any generic gimbap restaurant, mimicking the black and white menu pads generally used. The items are organized by genre when possible, and each item has the hangul spelling, romanized appoximation, and a brief description. We attempted to feature a wide variety of normal items, …

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Bulgoksa

Bulgoksa is a temple located within Changwon City limits. It is in Daebang Dong, and offers a little slice of tranquility and beauty without that pesky travel time. Located on the side of a hill, this trip can include a short walk to the top for further relaxation. Bulgoksa is …

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