Spring is here, and that means cherry blossom season is finally amongst us. Korea really gets into the spring feeling by releasing amazing amounts of cherry blossom themed products (drinks, ramen – I’m sitting right next to an umbrella and … Continue reading Best Places to see Cherry Blossoms in Seoul!
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 … Continue reading It’s a Gold Mine! (Gwangmyeong Cave – 광명동굴)
Back in December we decided to take a trip to Nami Island in Gapyeong. The island shot to the “top 10 things to do in Korea” lists thanks to the drama ‘Winter Sonata’ that was shot there in 2003. Before … Continue reading Nami Island – Singing My Own Winter Sonata (남이섬)
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, … Continue reading Gamcheon Culture Village – Quaint and Colourful! (감천문화마을)
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 … Continue reading Dongbaekseom Island (해운대 동백섬)
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 … Continue reading Winter at Haeundae Beach (해운대해수욕장)
Korea is known for its beautiful palaces and temples, especially Haedong Yonggungsa Temple situated right on the coast of Busan. Continue reading Haedong Yonggungsa, Busan (해동 용궁사)