Gyeongbokgung Palace, Korea’s Main Royal Palace

One of the biggest must-see things to do in Korea and Seoul has to be Gyeongbokgung Palace. If Germany has the Neuschwanstein Castle and France has Versailles, Korea has the five grand palaces of Seoul. Gyeongbokgung Palace, the “Northern” one, is…

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 I haven’t had a chance to revisit to update this very out of date post.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

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…