Vegan in Korea: Oh Se Gae Hyang Restaurant (μ˜€μ„Έκ³„ν–₯)

Down a cute back alley in the Insadong district of Seoul lies a couple of vegan restaurants that offer a variety of korean dishes made in a way that is suitable for vegetarians, vegans and those who just want to try something new. One of my dear friends here is vegetarian, so we decided to … More Vegan in Korea: Oh Se Gae Hyang Restaurant (μ˜€μ„Έκ³„ν–₯)

Get Your Head in the Clouds at Busan Tower (λΆ€μ‚°νƒ€μ›Œ)

Back when me and J visited Busan in December, one of the last places on our TO DO list was Busan Tower. The tower can be accessed easily by subway – only a few minutes walk from Nampo station (make sure you leave exit 7!) We took the scenic route through the park (because honestly … More Get Your Head in the Clouds at Busan Tower (λΆ€μ‚°νƒ€μ›Œ)

It’s a Gold Mine! (Gwangmyeong Cave – κ΄‘λͺ…동꡴)

During the warmer months of the year, Korea has no shortage of fun things to do outdoors, but if you want to get out of the heat for a day I would recommend Gwangmyeong Cave! What used to be a previous gold mine (literally. The cave held gold, silver, bronze, zinc and other ores which … More It’s a Gold Mine! (Gwangmyeong Cave – κ΄‘λͺ…동꡴)

Gamcheon Culture Village – Quaint and Colourful! β€‹(κ°μ²œλ¬Έν™”λ§ˆμ„)

The last place on our Busan itinerary was Gamcheon Culture Village, a residential area that has grown to be known for its colourful houses and winding pathways. What was once a dull shantytown occupied by refugees of the Korean war, the village was transformed into the quaint tourist attraction that we know today in 2009 … More Gamcheon Culture Village – Quaint and Colourful! β€‹(κ°μ²œλ¬Έν™”λ§ˆμ„)

Dongbaekseom Island (ν•΄μš΄λŒ€ λ™λ°±μ„¬)

Because we arrived at Haeundae late afternoon, it didn’t take long after we arrived for the sun to start to set. We headed towards the Westin Chosun hotel to start on the path towards the observatory, where we wanted to watch the sunset. The path winds it’s way on the seafront, past a beautifully carved mermaid … More Dongbaekseom Island (ν•΄μš΄λŒ€ λ™λ°±μ„¬)

Winter at Haeundae Beach (ν•΄μš΄λŒ€ν•΄μˆ˜μš•μž₯)

After finishing up at the temple, we headed towards Haeundae beach, one of the most popular beaches across the peninsula. During the summer, people flock to Haeundae to enjoy its turquoise water and clean sand, however, it is much quieter during the winter. Despite being only 6 degrees C, there were still many people about … More Winter at Haeundae Beach (ν•΄μš΄λŒ€ν•΄μˆ˜μš•μž₯)