All posts tagged Travel


    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 feel like we’re traveling if we hop on a plane and end up in a completely…

  • 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…

  • autumn in seoul
    7 Places to be Dazzled by Fall Foliage in Korea
    October 22, 2014, No comments

    단풍 (Danpoong) – the Korean word for the changing of the leaves In September, the grey skies, choking humidity and stifling temperatures of summer finally surrender to cloudless, cobalt skies and crisp air. It’s…