Sports and Pastimes

Sports and Pastimes


Red shirts + Red devils = Korea wins!

June 17, 2010 | Author: Shauna Vo Korea dominated Greece in their first match of the world cup in South Africa! The country’s spirit and pride finally appeared. I always knew that Koreans are prideful, but it was different seeing it with sports.

School Sports – Jump Rope, Dance, Soccer and Archery

June 16, 2010 | Author: Shauna Vo It seems that middle schools and high schools in Korea aren’t involved in organized sports. Students are always studying and hardly have time for outside sports unless they have P.E. class, where they learn all types of sports, but never focus on one. But, schools have random sports days or dancing contests.

Screen Golf

May 28, 2010 | Author: Shauna Vo Golf, the rich man’s sport, is definitely for wealthy people in Korea. To play a 9-holf golf course in Korea costs about $100, plus the club membership. But, there is an alternative that exists on every block, screen golf.

Hiking Munsu Mountain

June 8, 2010 | Author: Randy Pulayya

We needed to start our preparation for hiking Mt. Fuji and what better place to start than in Korea where almost 70 percent of the country consists of mountains. Our first mountain to climb to train for hiking Mount Fuji was Munsu Mountain, which is located in Ulsan.

Hiking as a Pastime

December 9, 2009 | Author: Randy Pulayya The food is only one part of the equation on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The geography of Korea is 70 percent mountainous. What do people do when their country is covered with mountains? They go hiking! Because hiking is such a popular sport, Korea has many hiking clubs that offer weekly group outings for its members.

First Glance of Vietnam

First Glance of Vietnam

Sightseeing in Korea