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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 I haven’t had a chance to revisit to update this very out of date post.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…

Seoul Jazz Festival 2015

Started in 2007, Seoul Jazz Festival has become a mainstay in Seoul’s music scene, returning each year around May. Easily one of my favorite festivaly things to do in Korea! It’s got a very calm vibe, the kind I’d drink…