NORWAY & KOREA

5 Fun Ways Norway and Korea are Actually Really Similar

At one point during my trip to Norway, I was talking with Silvia, and said, “You know, I think I want to write a post that discusses just how much Norway reminds me of Korea!” And it’s true! I mean,…

80 of the Most Korean Things to Do in Korea

Oh man, I feel like I could make a list of 100+ things to do in Korea, but I forced myself to edit down. While I’ve made a bunch of posts on visiting my favorite country, I’ve never actually made…

How to Hike Guryong Valley in Jirisan

I finally did another hike in Korea! There are actually a lot of trails all through Jirisan (it’s a huge mountain), but embarrassingly, I’ve only done the Baemsagol hike. However, when Autumn joined me in Namwon on my last trip,…

SEOUL

One Day in Seoul: 5 Layover Itinerary Ideas

Here for a long layover? Visiting for less than 24 hours? Here are 5 different ways to spend one day in Seoul! Want to explore Korea with me? Join my tour! They always say Incheon Airport is one of the…

SEOUL

7 Cool Libraries & Bookstores in Seoul

Is anyone surprised to discover there are some incredible libraries and bookstores in Seoul? As anyone who’s been in Korea long enough knows, this country is packed in. Owning a house is very uncommon, and more often families rent apartments…

KOREA

A Guide to Winter in Korea: Survival Tips

I occasionally get questions about winter in Korea, so I thought I’d publish this guide in full! Here are some tips on staying warm and places to visit if you plan on visiting during the colder months. I should warn…