Best Places in Korea: Top 15 in 2015

Korea, Korea, Korea… I’m so happy I came back and decided to stay on long term (right now the plan is for three years). When I lived in Seoul, I was eighteen, infatuated with K-pop and Kyuhyun, and over all┬álazy.…

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…

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Ihwa Mural Village

Update 2020: I visited Ihwa way back in 2015. A LOT has changed since then (including these poor fish stairs below). I haven’t had a chance to revisit to update this very out of date post. I highly recommend taking…

Hiking Daedunsan in the Fog

Here’s what it’s like hiking Daedunsan, famous for its stunning red suspension bridge when you can’t see in front of you! Even if you take the cable car up like we did, there’s still quite a bit of a trek…

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…