This Might Be the Prettiest Cafe in Korea

2020: Sadly this cafe shut down a few years ago now! Don’t worry there are a lot of pretty cafes in Seoul and Korea though :) I had first vaguely heard of The Grand Garden in Mokpo when my friend, Roxy, raved about…

Holiday Inn Gwangju in Korea

As my time is winding down in Korea, I’ve been filling my weekends with trips near and far to make the most of this country. While I’m definitely not counting out returning, I also don’t have any plans to do so for…

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20 Photos to Make You Fall in Love with Traditional Korea

I’m going to be perfectly honest. What drew me to Korea as a high school senior was K-pop. The bubblegum pop, the pretty faces, the over the top glitz… I ate it all up. I spent my first summer in Seoul indulging…

(Mis)adventures in Tongyeong

Oh, Tongyeong. You were such an experience. I had been wanting to visit this port city for quite some time, and when I had a three-day weekend in early June, I decided to do a bit of solo traveling for…

Gokseong Rose Festival: There’s a Massive Garden in the Middle of …

If you happen to be passing through Korea in May, one of the events you should try and catch is the Gokseong Rose Festival. Head down to the Korean countryside and between seeing Damyang’s bamboo forest, Boseong’s green tea fields,…

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…