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Ondol (Hangul: 온돌; Hanja: 溫突), also called gudeul...

wikipedia - 19 Mar 2018
Ondol (Hangul: 온돌; Hanja: 溫突), also called gudeul (Hangul: 구들), in Korean traditional architecture, is underfloor heating that uses direct heat transfer from wood smoke to heat the underside of a thick masonry floor. In modern usage it refers to any type of underfloor heating, or to a hotel or a sleeping room in Korean (as opposed to Western) style.

Stunning Seoul Hotels That You'll Want To Live In Forever

D'Marge - 18 Sep 2018
The ondol-style Korean Suite immerses guests in traditional Korean architecture and interior design, while La Yeon restaurant dishes out upscale Korean cuisine that has been awarded three Michelin stars. A notable departure from the local theme is the ...

Save, Spend or Splurge: Where to Stay in Jeju Island

AUGUSTMAN - 24 Aug 2018
Whether if it's unfurling the futon come bedtime, or snuggling in bed in one of their ondol rooms of traditional underfloor heating architecture, Harry and Sodam features traditional Korean interior designs holding together spacious common areas ...

A holiday in bountiful Busan

The Nation - 30 Aug 2018
Six room types are available including the Ondol Suite, which recreates an authentic Korean under-floor heating system for guests looking to experience a traditional Korean home. For a dining experience, its Haeundae's Cafe serves a wide selection of ...

Eating out in Korea

Korea Times - 28 Aug 2018
I mean sit not on chairs but the ondol or other flooring, perhaps with a mat. I'm over six feet and not that limber. I've had pain after sitting cross-legged for two or more hours. However, go ahead! Take off the shoes when entering. Take the choice to ...

Ondol the floor

City Pulse - 23 Jun 2010
Ondol dates back to the Bronze Age. It is essentially a floor above a fireplace. A fire on the outside of the home directs heat beneath the floor to a chimney on the other side. Charcoal, glass bottles and soil collect and retain the heat as it moves ...

11 Ways People Keep Themselves Warm In Insanely Cold Places

Indiatimes.com - 16 Jan 2018
Korea's ondol originated millennia ago. Ondol means "hot stone" in Korean, and archaeological findings suggest that they've been in use since the Bronze Age. In traditional Korean houses called hanok, heat from the same furnaces used for cooking are ...

Skiing in South Korea

Ski Club of Great Britain - 26 Jan 2018
We check-in here, but exhausted from the 12-hour flight, and with the nine-hour time difference catching up on me, I eschew the chance to stay in a traditional Korean 'ondol' room, where you sleep on a heated floor with just a thin blanket and yoga ...

PyeongChang: Your guide to South Korea's ski culture

CNN - 08 Feb 2017
After you've let out your inner K-pop star, you can stumble back to your condo, lay out your mattress and let the heated ondol floors lull you to sleep. This is skiing, South Korean-style. Originally published in January 2017, updated in February 2018 ...

How cold noodles turned from wintertime treat to a year-round dish

South China Morning Post - 19 May 2018
Due to the cold weather, the broth takes the form of slush as kimchi storage jars were put outside the home and endured cold weather during the winter. People feel freezing as they finish a bowl of noodles. They rush to a heated ondol room to warm up.

8 Bohol villages flooded amid heavy rains due to LPA

Inquirer.net - 16 Jan 2017
Lita Mendoza, 67, a resident of Barangay Taytay in Loboc town, hurriedly checked her two-story house in Poblacion Ondol. The water rushed into her house, prompting her to move most of her belongings to the second floor. “The water level will still go ...

Seoul District Bus Stops Keep Riders Warm

The Korea Bizwire - 12 Feb 2018
Incorporating “nanocarbon surface heating”, these benches – called ondol chairs – keep bottoms warm by maintaining temperatures from 40 to 42 degrees Celsius. Thanks to its 203cm length, around five people can share the bench while waiting for the bus.

Korea, China Squabble Over Underfloor Heating

The Chosun Ilbo - 19 Mar 2014
Korea's plan to put traditional underfloor heating or ondol on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list has provoked anger from Chinese people who believe the technology originated in China. The cultural heritage office in China's Shanxi Province said ...

Exploring Korea: Top things to do on the ROK

Stripes Korea - 08 Aug 2018
Korea has been good to our family both times we've been stationed here. We have enjoyed the small town feel of Osan Air Base; running into friends at the BX and Post Office daily, biking and walking everywhere and having a squadron full of people to ...

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