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JOURNEY 2013 : Trip to Korea for Korean Overseas Adoptees

posted Jan 7, 2013, 9:29 PM by Luke K   [ updated Jan 7, 2013, 9:33 PM ]

JINHEUNGMOONHWA Co., Ltd. has hosted a motherland tour program for all Korean Overseas Adoptees every year since 1996. The purpose of this program is to provide an opportunity for Korean Overseas Adoptees to understand Korean culture and tradition, to foster a strong sense of pride in the Korean heritage and build a warm friendship between native Koreans and adoptees. We invite Korean Overseas Adoptees to JOURNEY 2013 as below.

 Tentative Date

  • June 16 - 29, 2013 for two weeks
  • please arrive before June 16
  • subject to change slightly

Applicant Qualifications / Participant Selection

All Korean Overseas Adoptees

18 to 28 years of age preferred, but all ages are highly encouraged to apply (over the age of 18 please) as each applicant is considered individually.

  • Preference to those who have not visited Korea before
  • Limited to 20 participant

Participation costs

JINHEUNGMOONHWA Co., Ltd. will cover all expense for this program (housing, food, transportation in Korea) except air travel to/from home country and domestic travel from Kangwondo/Jejudo/Seoul.


How to Apply

  • Fill out and Submit application form (download below) and brief essay which includes information about yourself and what you hope to gain as a participant in JOURNEY program. Include a recent color photo.
  • Submit to: Robyn McLaughlin: (USA) or Andy H Park:
  • Application Form (Download application form at or below)
  • Early application is highly appreciated as participants are accepted on a first come basis.

Application Deadline

  • March 31, 2013


104-8 Shinseol-dong, Dongdaemoon-gu, Seoul, Korea

Tel: 82-2-2230-5155 Fax: 82-2-2230-5156

Contact Information

- Korea : Mr Andy H Park


Tel: +82-2-2230-5155 / Fax: +82-2-2230-5156

- U.S.A. : Ms. Robyn McLaughlin, a JOURNEY 2001 participant


Tel: +1-732-721-8450/ Fax: 732-588-5987

Luke K,
Jan 7, 2013, 9:30 PM