Customs & Oddities, Seoul

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    Strong Korean Coffee

    by machomikemd Written Jun 24, 2008

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    Strong Coffe in 7-11
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    coffee is expensive in seoul and I bought this at a local 7-11 store and it costs 2,500 won ($2.40) but is was good and very strong, maybe with lots of robusta beans in it.

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    The rank stones

    by jckim Written Jan 6, 2007

    It is stand at front of main hall all Royal palaces, Gyeongbokgung, Deoksugung, Changdeokgung, Gyeonghuigung. this small standing stones means are degree of official rank.

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    • Castles and Palaces

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    A Show of Respect

    by newsphotogirl Written Jan 28, 2006

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    Someone here mentioned this custom. I handed an elderly shop owner my money with my right hand while holding my right elbow with my left hand. A show of respect and he seemed very pleased.

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    Thank you: ...

    by moremaga Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Thank you: pronounced....'kham samnida'
    Also, remember to save some money for the airport tax (15,000) and any misc things you will need to buy at the airport when you leave.

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    Calligraphy with pictorial representation.

    by Sharrie Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Calligraphy with pictorial representation.
    I found the western version in Universal Studio, Orlando!

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