All posts tagged Han River

June 25, 2014

My first memory of the Han River is one of a huge, dark and murky waterway. It slithered through the centre of Seoul like some kind of giant snake, dragging dirt, contamination and refuse in it’s wake. My parent’s genuinely…


Spring in Seoul : Hangang Yeouido Spring Flower Festival

March 27, 2014, No comments

Immersing amongst spring flower is probably one of the best travelling experiences I have had.  In Korea, the biggest spring events are the Yeouido ...


Five Things to See in Seoul

July 1, 2011, 1 Comment

Lists are always popular, so I thought I’d start by giving a list response to the question I receive most often, “When I come to Seoul, what shoul ...


Biking Along the Han River

June 15, 2011, No comments

“Steve, how do you do it? It’s so hot outside!” is a question I routinely am asked these days. For many, Korea’s summer is a sweltering furnac ...

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    Cruisin’ the Han River
    May 31, 2011, No comments

    I may be dating myself, but these are a few of my favorite lines ever put to music: “Let the music take your mind, ooh /  Just release and you will find / You’re gonna fly away / Glad you’re goin’ my way…

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    Walking the Cheonggyecheon
    May 28, 2011, 1 Comment

    Korea is full of great destinations, but sometimes the best choice for a fun day outside is in the middle of the city. In fact, among some of the most densely populated areas of Seoul, you can find a great escape and surround…

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    Seoul Forest: The Urban Escape
    April 4, 2011, 1 Comment

    Seoul, Korea is an incredible city. It is vibrant and alive around the clock. However, despite the urban jungle that sprawls into the countryside and seemingly from one coast to the next, city planers have developed …

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    The J-Bug Museum
    March 1, 2011, No comments

    With warmer temperatures a fact of everyday life in Seoul these days, the time is right to start enjoying the weather outside. One of my favorite places to enjoy the fresh air is the Han River.  With its numerous parks …