Here’s another video of old downtown Daejeon, shot during the hottest summer on record. An LED neon roof is being constructed down the main shopping drag, so walkways were even more congested than usual. Be sure to watch in HD! Free background music from JewelBeat.com “Taso’s Hasapiko” by Raya Brass Band
Every weekend during the summer, old downtown hosts an outdoor music festival. The shots are all handheld, as you can see in a few frames where I start to get tremors!
Not one to be intimidated by the scorching heat or scowls from passersby, I’ve been revisiting my favorite haunts in old downtown to seize as much as I can of Korea before heading for Vietnam next month. Be sure to watch in HD! Free background music from JewelBeat.com
Eunhaeng-Dong is Daejeon’s old downtown. This video was mostly shot in the early and late evening with the lens at telephoto (around 350mm-400mm). Be sure to watch in HD! Free background music from JewelBeat.com
Although I’ve lived here for five years, I hardly ever get around to going to Seoul. Many friends couldn’t believe I’d never even been to Itaewon. Well, this weekend I went with a few co-workers and of course, I brought along my camcorder to share all the hoopla with my faithful readers. Free background music from… Read More
On Friday afternoon, SolBridge International School of Business celebrated its annual culture day. Naturally, your intrepid local correspondent was there to capture all the ruckus and excitement. Students wore traditional clothes, performed on stage and invited attendees to sample their local cuisine. In the clip below, you can see some of the colorful outfits worn by… Read More
If you ask anyone what the single greatest innovation to come out of Korea is, you’re likely to hear many responses – hallyu, kimchi, Samsung’s blazingly fast Galaxy Note, “Sandglass”, the towering masterpiece of Korean television drama that transfixed an entire nation back in 1995, or even Kakao Talk, the amazing mobile messenger service I… Read More