|Spring in Korea is finally here and so are the strawberries!|
March 11-13 Yoengdeok Snow Crab Festival: This festival takes place in the Gyeongsangbuk-do region. The festival takes place this time of year because it is the peak season for snow crab. So work up and appetite and enjoy the freshest crab of the year! Over 100,000 snow crabs are sold each year at this event, check out more at the Korea Tourism Org.
March 17-20 Sansuyu Blooming Festival: Celebrate spring's arrival this march with the blooming of the Sansuyu trees. The yellow blossoms will cover the area surrounding Mt. Jirisan. Different kinds of food, tea, and snacks are made from the flowers which can all be sampled by tourists. To learn more visit the Korea Tourism Org.
March 17-20 Cheongdo Bull Fighting Festival: Cheongdo's main attraction is bullfighting. I went here a few months ago and the area has a lovely and quaint atmosphere also known as the persimmon capital. The bull fighring festival is sure to deliver an action packed trip!
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March 19 Far East Movement Concert: This Asian American electro-hop group from LA will be performing at 9pm. They are famous for the song "Like a G6." Tickets are all standing and cost 88,000 won. There are still plenty of seats available and it takes place in Seoul at the Sheraton Grand Walkerhill. Visit the Interpark Ticket website to purchase tickets online.
March 19-21 The Jindo Sea Parting Festival: This event always looks so amazing! One time a year the sea parts and leaves a small stretch of land where people can walk from Jindo to a nearby island. The trek from Seoul is a long one, but I'm sure an amazing experience. Learn more here.
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