Ok so I have to admit after a whole day of activities the day before, I wasn’t too excited when J told me he had planned a trip to a park where we were gonna do a lot more walking, but I’m glad I got my butt out of bed for this. We took the … More A Little Bit of Paradise at Taejongdae (태종대)
One of my favorite things to do wherever I travel to is visit an aquarium, so it was one of the first things on my ‘Busan to do’ list. It’s just so calming so be surrounded by tonnes of water and fish for me! After heding back to Haeundae Beach from Dongbaekseom Island, we hit … More Busan Sea Life Aquarium
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 (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 during the winter. Despite being only 6 degrees C, there were still many people about … More Winter at Haeundae Beach (해운대해수욕장)
Home of the famous pink grass! … More Winter at Haneul Park, Seoul (하늘공원)
About 2 hours from Incheon (or about 1 from Seoul) Lies a little secret fluffy haven in Hongcheon, Gangwondo. Alpaca world is a ‘farm’ where you can meet alpacas alongside many other animals! Disclaimer: The park is clean and friendly. The animals are VERY well cared for and have a lot of space to … More Alpaca World!
One thing I miss most about living in South Korea is easy access to a park. Sure there are small patches of grass with a few trees scattered about here, but unless you go climb a mountain there is nowhere really to get ‘lost’. Having become father to a very good boy recently, my brother … More Jesmond Dene -A Little Patch of Serenity.
Situated in Northumberland, just north of Newcastle Upon Tyne, lies Alnwick castle. Still home to the duke and his family, it is the second largest inhabited castle in the UK. The castle has been a large part of English culture for many years, but gained more popularity as a tourist destination when the grounds were … More Alnwick Castle & Gardens