the Republic of Korea (informal name of the country, widely used in Russian-language press — South Korea) occupies the southern part of the Korean Peninsula, and numerous Islands. The largest is Jeju island located at the extreme southern tip of the Peninsula. Washed by the waters of Japan and the Yellow sea, the South — Korean Strait.
One of the places that are well worth visiting while travelling in Korea, can be called Ulsan is a city located in South Korea, in its South-Eastern part. This port city, one of the largest industrial cities in Korean.
Speaking of Ulsan, it is impossible not to mention that here comes out from the conveyor so popular among Russian motorists the products of famous corporations Hyundai, or a Hyundai, as they say. This engineering giant is owned and shipyard, located in Ulsan.
Even among the industrial attractions of the city can be called one of the world’s largest oil refineries, a plant producing mineral fertilizers. The two ports emphasizes the industrial side of town. Excellent prospects are opening up for fans of industrial tourism!
One of the oldest lighthouses in the country — a beacon of Ulgi. When visiting the lighthouses Ulsan guide will tell the tourists about the fascinating history of the evolution of the local lighthouses from the first Continue reading
From ancient times to the present day the first most important food in Japanese cuisine is rice. When the Japanese cook rice, they don’t add any salt or other ingredients, preferring to pour his only food. Mainly in Japan at the table is served spicy-sweet and spicy-salty sauces. Use for cooking special rice variety, which has low stickiness, but it needs a good cliplets in lumps, so that it was convenient to take chopsticks, which are called (Hasi). Its not boiling when stirred, and wait until all the water is boiled. Properly cooked rice in Japanese is called (gohan), it needs to be dry to rice grain were soft, well separated from each other, but not scattered.
In the middle ages in Japan, rice was a indicator of wealth in the house, and was the equivalent of money. Even the salaries of the samurai were paid in rice.
Another important staple in the Japanese diet is fish and seafood. As you know, Japan is an island that is washed by the seas and the largest ocean in the world, which is inhabited by many species of fish, marine animals and algae. The majority of seafood in Japanese cuisine are a delicacy. Seafood in Japan is not customary to subject to heat treatment, so they do not lose their taste and nutritional properties, so they are mostly served raw or soaked in a marinade.
Also, the Japanese eat almost all kinds of vegetables, which are mostly Continue reading
South Korea – a country of amazing contrasts, full of mysterious beauty and charm. The country is truly unique and inimitable, – enough, for example, to mention such a fact that the Korean people have managed to preserve their identity and independence, despite the fact that in ancient and medieval times, Korea had to fight with the nomads, the Chinese and Japanese.
Now South Korea is a very picturesque country, which are perfect for tourists. The combination of ultra-modern skyscrapers and ancient temples, beautiful mountains and scenery, amazing culture – all this is of great interest for lovers of the exotic East.
If you have decided to travel to South Korea, then, of course, you should start with its capital.
In South Korea’s capital city has a huge number of interesting museums, ancient palaces, various trading houses, and art centers.
Of special interest are the ancient residence of Korean rulers, among which the famous Palace Gyeongbokgung. A true gem can be considered and Namdaemun Gate, which was built in the XIV century. It is interesting that here every day, played a real theatrical performance – the changing of the guard, a truly colorful and attractive.
National Park Seoraksan
Another gem of South Korea can be called the Park of Seoraksan. It is a magnificent Continue reading