While working as an English teacher in South Korea I found the winters there miserable. I know that I am from Canada so you would think that Korean winters would …read more →
Going to a museum sounds like a fun idea to very few people- but no longer! If you are looking for something fun to do while in South Korea then …read more →
As a traveler and vegetarian many people ask me how I travel the world without eating meat. The truth is that I became a vegetarian before I became a traveler. …read more →
South Korea is still a very un-traveled country. This can often make it hard for people to get around or know where to go. After living there for over a …read more →
It was a year and a half ago since I left my life in Canada to move across the world. I wanted to live in a different country so that …read more →
South Korea is a country visited by very few and people often associate it with China or Japan. South Korea has a very distinct culture of its own and is …read more →
Whenever I heard people talk about countries like China and Korea eating dog I used to think that this was some sort of crazy rumor that made its way across …read more →
Karaoke is something that people either seem to love or hate. In South Korea though, everyone loves it- and so will you. Karaoke is called Narabang in Korean which …read more →
Not a lot of people know much about Korean food. In fact, I moved to South Korea without knowing anything about it. To be honest, there is some food that …read more →
Korea has a very distinct culture and does many things that are very different from the Western lifestyle. In fact, some might even say odd. However, in a short time you will find yourself adjusting to the culture and doing some things that you would never think of doing at home-never mind enjoy.
Seoul is a bustling urban city with modern skyscrapers, amazing transportation and a thriving nightlife. But besides the quick development of this city, Seoul still holds on to a lot of it’s traditional charm. Visit the following places in Seoul to see the best of both worlds.
When people think about South Korea they think of Seoul…and that’s about it. However, this country has a lot more to offer than just one city.
Seoul is amazing but my absolute favourite city in Korea is Busan. Busan is a big city by the ocean and has a more laid back feel to it. Even though it is a city there is also a lot of nature to explore in and around Busan- it’s the best of both worlds!
Gyeongju used to be the capital of South Korea from 57 BC – 935 AD. Talk about ancient! With many world heritage sites this city is often called the “museum without walls.”
Gyeongju is one of the most popular places to visit in Korea- and for good reason. I myself have visited many times and have created a list of sites to see in this historical and beautiful city.
On the famous Haeundae beach in Busan thousands of people gather to welcome the rising sun of the New Year in the most beautiful way possible. Red about my experience and why you have to see it for yourself.
inju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern) Festival is the the most famous lantern festival in South Korea and happens in October. The festival takes place in Jinju at the Jinjuseong Fortress, along the Namgang river. The festival displays giant lanterns all around the fortress and on the river.
Situated between Gyeongju and Busan many people seem to skip over Ulsan. I lived in this city for over a year and so I can give an honest recommendation of the best things to do and see in this city. Check it out and see if you want to make a stop in this often overlooked city.
If you are looking for a little excitement in South Korea then Herb Hillz is the perfect place. Herb Hillz markets itself as an eco-theme park but I would describe it more as a high ropes course. With high ropes and zip lining you can chose either option or a course that combines the two.