Korea

50 South Korea Travel Tips

This post will cover all the Korea travel tips I can think of, from what to do before you come to accommodation tips to safety concerns and more. I’ve been meaning to write some sort of practical guide with tips…

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Hiking Between Two Mountain Temples in Jogyesan

Here’s what to expect hiking between two mountain temples, Seonamsa and Songgwangsa, on Jogyesan, near Suncheon. Spoiler alert: Like most of my hiking in Korea, I was a bit unprepared… One of the more underrated things to do in Suncheon…

Korea

Your Ultimate Guide to Teaching in Korea

If you’re planning on teaching in Korea, then this guide lays it all out for you from the very beginning on where to teach and actually being in the classroom. So you’ve decided. Of all the professions in all the countries…

Korea

Get an Aerial View of Deoksugung Palace

Here’s a fun little post. Deoksugung is one of the five main palaces built during the Joseon dynasty. It became an official royal residence when the others were burnt down during the Japanese invasions and until Changdeokgung was fully restored. Unfortunately,…

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Changdeokgung Palace and its Secret Garden

While Gyeongbokgung is considered Korea’s main palace, Changdeokgung and its secret garden actually served as the primary royal residence from the early 1600s – 1800s. I’ve been twice now, once in late spring and recently mid-autumn, and it’s definitely one…

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102 Unbelievably Beautiful Places in Korea

I’ve been lucky to visit some of the most beautiful places in Korea while I’ve lived here for a total of 3+ years. Whether it’s some remote hiking trail in the countryside or a famous palace in Seoul, I’ve gathered…