Spring in Namwon

Spring in Korea has sprung! I bring you postcards from Namwon, the City of Love. It’s probably one of the most charming places in the country, and I couldn’t have been put in a better location. As Korea’s own Verona, it’s…

8 Lessons Learned from a Buddhist Temple Stay

If you remember from one of my former posts, my school took us to a Buddhist temple called Naesosa to experience a temple stay one June weekend. While it was an awesome experience, I don’t know that I’d do it…

Naejangsan National Park: Finding Fall Colors

Naejangsan National Park is hands down one of the most beautiful places in Korea. And I promise, you only need to hike a little. Since Naejangsan is probably my umpteenth time talking about autumn in Korea, I’m sure you’ve guessed it’s…

Jirisan’s Baemsagol Valley Course

Filled with mountain ranges and beautiful scenery, one of the best things to do in Korea is to go hiking during the autumn season. Spanning three provinces in southern Korea, hiking Jirisan will allow you to hike a part of…

Experiencing a Temple Stay in Korea at Naesosa

No matter your religion (or lack thereof), you can’t argue it has had a big hand in shaping a lot of the world’s culture and society. Learning more about it can help strengthen your understanding of a specific country. In terms…