Medicine South Korea
Booming medical tourism is now South Korea due to the fact that in 2007 the government adopted the law on medical tourism, allow foreigners to use the Korean health care system. Since then, the flow of patients is growing exponentially.
In the first year after adoption of the law the country was visited by 16 thousand considering treatment, in 2009-m — 55 thousand, in 2011-m already been of medical tourists goes from 100 thousand. In 2013, South Korea expects 200 thousand foreign patients, and in 2020-m — 1 million.
It is noteworthy that come to South Korea and citizens of countries with a developed level of medicine. Leader, the United States accounted for 34% of the total number of foreign patients. On the second place by the number of visits to South Korea for medical purposes, Russians — 17%. The majority Continue reading
There are hundreds of holiday traditions around the world, many of which You probably never heard of – the giant goat made of hay (Sweden), the witch that brings candy (Italy), the burning pile of dirt (Guatemala). We present You the top 8 most unexpected, strange, surprising and unique Christmas traditions from around the world.
The Christmas log – Catalonia, Spain
Oh my God, look at those little Tio de Nadal (Christmas log)! Yes, it’s a log with legs and a face. and a little red hat, but his name is not Pinocchio (and not even Pinocchio). It may seem like a joke that just caught on in such a tradition, but this tradition comes from an old Catalan mythology. The log is put in every Catalan home on the feast of the Immaculate Conception every 8th of December every year. Going in this period in Catalonia, will support tradition – leave food for Your little log. As you get hungry, You know! And don’t forget about the blanket, otherwise it may catch cold! And when children are not watching, hide the gifts in the wood – You’ll see a log is hollow, and, in General idea that. he poops gifts.
The night of the radishes – Oaxaca, Mexico
Every December Continue reading
Asian cuisine has long been loved by many gourmets, Chinese and Japanese dishes can be found on the menu of most cafés and restaurants in the world, but recently gaining increasing popularity spicy and rich spices kitchen Korea.
Every gourmet knows that Asian cuisine is primarily a mix of thousands of different flavors. Chefs have masterfully blended a variety of seasonings, spices and sauces, creating real culinary masterpieces. Perhaps that is why Asian cuisine has become so popular in Europe and America, the palette of flavors of dishes which are much less diverse.
Until 2012 culinary traditions of Asia were represented mainly Chinese and Japanese cuisine, but recently this company was diluted amazing and mysterious cuisine of Korea. Much more sharp, full of spice and incredibly helpful, she conquered the tastes of many lovers of the Asian culture. Now to try bulkogi (fire meat), kalbi (ribs on the grill), bibimbap (rice with vegetables, meat, egg and hot pepper), not to mention the famous snack kimchi vegetables, fern, seaweed, mushrooms and soybeans is everyone who calls himself a foodie and follows new gastronomic trends.
Kimchi, by the way, is the ancient dish of national importance, Continue reading