Hiking getaway: Songnisan National Park

Songnisan National Park Songnisan National Park is located in the Chungcheonbuk-do/province of Korea. It is where three valleys meet up with Mt Songnisan in the middle of the Sobaeksanmaek Mountain range. The Park itself is quite large and has 11 temples and several waterfalls. It's a popular family picnic spot and a favorite amongst hikers. It … Continue reading Hiking getaway: Songnisan National Park

The Korean East Coast: Gyeongpo, Gangmun, and Anmok

Traveling to the Korean East Coast The East Coast of Korea is known for many reasons, from Tofu to Coffee. The Coast is clad in Pine Trees and coastal towns are known for their fresh seafood. The beaches are small but beautiful. White sands, blue water and plenty of seaside walkways can be found along … Continue reading The Korean East Coast: Gyeongpo, Gangmun, and Anmok

Jimjilbangs and overcoming your fear of nudity

Korea is known for their traditional spa experiences, or as the locals call it - Jimjilbang. The jimjilbang is a mix between a sauna, a steam room, and a Turkish bath house. Here is the breakdown... Reception: Here you will pay for your experience, receive two towels, a key chain and get an outfit to … Continue reading Jimjilbangs and overcoming your fear of nudity

Chuncheon and Cheonpyeong – a travel post

Korea is known for having breathtaking autumn/fall scenery. With this in mind, I set off to Nami Island on the invitation of my friend, Gillian. We spent a magical weekend in this wonderland and returned home tired, but satisfied. Here's how we got there and where we stayed:. We took the bus to Seoul and from … Continue reading Chuncheon and Cheonpyeong – a travel post

Love Motels – How to travel on the cheap in Korea

Traveling can get expensive, and so can living in Korea if you are living in a rural area. For us to go to Seoul is a two-hour bus ride, and then a possible 30-40 minute subway ride to get to the area in Seoul we want to be. Your Saturday becomes very short once you spend … Continue reading Love Motels – How to travel on the cheap in Korea