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Hiking in Hanboks to Samseonggung Shrine 삼성궁

Roadtrippin!

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We took advantage of the beautiful weather one Saturday to head down to Jeolla-do, the south-west area of Korea. The fog seeped back into the mountains, the air smelled like dirt and trees, we moved through highways and roads that would leave us southbound. We were pleasantly surprised to find a persimmon farm.


55 Inspiring Hanbok Designs and Trends

Traditional Korean clothing, hanbok, has gradually won favor by people from different parts of the world. It is regal, traditional, and elegant, and can truly bring out feminine grace and poise with the help of accessories such as barrettes, earrings, rings, and other jewelry.

Although hanbok have become the ritual dress of choice worn only on traditional holidays, Koreans’ love for hanbok is tremendous. The popularity of Korean classic dramas is causing many foreigners to take a keener interest in traditional Korean attire as well.

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Hanbok – 한복 – Korean Traditional Costume

Korean Sociological Image #45: Modernizing Traditional Korean Clothes

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For all my love of Korean culture, I’ve never really understood the appeal of modern hanbok (한복).


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