Saturday, May 30, 2015

Netffice 24 now has English interface


Real quick here, just wanted to point out something that I just noticed: Netffice 24 , Hancom's online office suite, which is great for working with Hangul (.HWP) files , now allows you to set the interface to English. Just log-in, click your profile icon (mine is still the default bird... owl?...), and choose "Settings". You'll be…

AREX (Airport Railroad) West Sea Train (서해바다열차) timetable, experience


Today I'll talk a little bit about taking the AREX West Sea train. Be warned, this post probably could be a lot shorter, but I just love talking about trains. AREX takes you to islands on the West Sea Many of those who live in Korea may know about the Airport Railroad Express (AREX), which takes passengers from Incheon Airport to the downtown a…

Map of Muuido island, hiking trails (무의도 등산로 지도)


Just in case you've visited Muuido for a hike, and are lost, here's a copy of the island map (무의도 등산로 지도) that's displayed at multiple points along the hiking trails. Also, here's a detail of the map timetable, estimating hike times between key points. I took these photos, but various other (clearer) photos can be seen here (hiking…

Friday, May 15, 2015

Korea on Google Earth Engine


Over on Google Earth Engine , you can watch the timelapse progression of Google's satellite imagery at specific locations. Their data for this area of Korea seems to go back to 1984. Here is one I find quite interesting. Watch Yeongjongdo (영종도, the island that holds Incheon International Airport) and Songdo rise from the sea as the satellite im…