Surf City Here I Come: Rival Cities Claim To Be the Real Surf City By David Kute Epoch Times Los Angeles Staff September 02, 2005 California, home to Hollywood and the Silicon Valley, is also the location of the mythical surfers’ paradise- Surf City, USA. Two California cities, Huntington Beach and Santa Cruz, have both […]
San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade Entangled in Controversy Epoch Times February 12, 2006 | By Ben Bendig and David Kute At most Chinese New Year’s celebrations, amidst firecrackers, music, and confetti, the procession of colorful costumes, lively contingents, and traditional lion and dragon dance troupes are the biggest draw.In San Francisco, however, the action […]
One aspect of life in Seoul is the local jazz scene. Live music is one of the underappreciated elements that Seoul offers, and the jazz scene has largely expanded in recent decades. Big and small venues alike are found throughout central Seoul, as well as sizeable audiences and technically proficient musicians. Martin Zenker is a veteran of the South Korean jazz scene, and has much to share about the past and current state of jazz in the Hermit Kingdom.
Myeongdong is a popular tourist destination in Seoul, South Korea’s capital city. The central based area mostly attracts Japanese and Chinese tourists. It’s often said that tourists fly to Seoul partly to buy and stock up on Korean cosmetic products, and Myeongdong is ground zero for buying discounted skin care products. Here are four Myeongdong activities for visitors.