All posts tagged Travel


February 10, 2015
In general wintertime is not my favorite season to travel. However here in Korea wintertime is pretty much different from winter in Europe. Less humidity and dry, and even though temperature can drop seriously…
The Soul of Seoul: Han River Bridge

10 Ways To Enjoy the Han River

February 2, 2015, No comments

The Han River is an iconic natural symbol that runs through the center of the city of Seoul. The construction projects that began in the 1980s to give ...

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Don’t Panic! Keep Calm and Let’s Slide down from Snowy Hill (Part II)

January 27, 2015, No comments

I sent Kakao messages to inform Oppa that we’ll be arriving late in Busan, and sad but had to cancel dinner with him and his family. It took ...


Take 6 Trips in Korea Challenge 2015

January 23, 2015, No comments

Sometimes we get caught up in all the reasons NOT to travel. We get lazy and demotivated, we feel constrained by money and time, and sometimes we only ...

  • Living on the edge: this guy is either very brave or very foolish, if you ask me.
    From Sokcho to Seoraksan: Part 2, The Mountain
    December 29, 2014, No comments

    Sokcho is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Korea, partially for it’s coastal attractions, but I’d venture to say, more for it’s close proximity to Seoraksan National Park. Let’s face it, Koreans…

  • The cafe and infinity pool at Sol Resort
    From Sokcho to Seoraksan: Part 1, The Beach
    December 23, 2014, No comments

    Though I’ve been kicking around Seoul for the last 5 years or so, I’ve somehow never managed to make the mere 2.5 hour trip east to Seoraksan – the mountain most loved by Koreans. For shame. It’s not that I haven’t…

  • Lotte World Christmas Festival
    10 Winter Festivals To Get Out of the House For!
    December 5, 2014, No comments

    Winter is quickly approaching. The breezes are becoming chillier and the fashionable light weather jackets are being swapped for parkas and snug coats just a few weeks after autumn graced the peninsula. The colorful…

  • Just outside the walls of Tongdosa Temple (통도사)
    5 Reasons Why I Love Autumn in Korea
    November 5, 2014, No comments

    My Busan hyung told me to hop in the car with no idea where we were going. After nearly an hour, I found myself in the majestic temple of Tongdosa (통도사) near Yangsan City in Gyeongsangnam-do. Outside the walls of Tongdosa…