All posts tagged Winter

  • A Snowy Walk on the Seoul Fortress Wall
    A Snowy Walk On the Seoul Fortress Wall
    December 21, 2013, No comments

    Huge flakes of snow were falling from the sky and to most it would have seemed an inopportune time to head out to hike the Fortress Wall of Bugaksan Mountain, but plans had been made and the hiking club members, no strangers…

  • Namhansanseong Fortress
    Walking Along Fortress Walls
    December 16, 2013, No comments

    Namhansanseong Fortress was established as a national park in 1954 and offers pleasant walking paths on the inside and outside of the wall. The paths not only follow the wall, but also lead to temples in the vicinity…

  • Lotte World Christmas Festival
    10 Things To Do This Winter In Korea
    December 5, 2013, No comments

    The chills are here to stay, but don’t let them keep you indoors and away from the fun. Like any other season, there’s still plenty to do across the country. Grab a coat, a parka, or whatever you call the warmest thing…

  • A boy plays on a traditional Korean ice sledge
    Korea and the Winter that Was
    March 15, 2013, No comments

    If you peruse this blog long enough, you’ll know that Koreans they’re very proud of their four distinct seasons. We’re moving into spring now, and while some of us enjoyed winter, some of use simply made due. Either…

  • Everlasting love for Jeju citrus fruit
    Winter addiction: Citrus-itis of the best kind
    January 31, 2013, No comments

    Jeju Citrus-itis, to be exact. Come winter and it’s time for gamgyul (감귤, tangerines/mandarin oranges) and hallabong (한라봉), the top citrus fruit that hail from Jeju Island. As Steve wraps up his Jeju Travel…

  • korea_winter_hanok
    A Canadian perspective on Korean winters
    January 10, 2013, No comments

    Well, we seem to have survived one of the coldest winters in Korea’s history. It’s not over yet, but it’s looking doubtful that it will top January 3, the day when the temperature got down to -19 in Seoul.…

  • A lucky catch!
    The Pyeongchang Trout Festival
    February 8, 2011, 5 Comments

    Winter is in full swing with temperatures dipping into the negative teens in the Seoul metro area. However, Korea is more than just Seoul and one of my favorite places to visit is Gangwan-do. This mountainous province…