One day Escape to Heyri Art Valley, Paju

If you are looking for a place to escape from Seoul’s (서울) hustle and bustle without going too far, I suggest visiting Paju-si (파주시), where fairy tales come alive. It is about an hour away from Seoul, and is home to dreamy art villages filled with artistic cafes, creative restaurants, and attractive stores. Are you […]

Tired from Work? Try Out Daecheon Beach

Popular beachside tourist spots in Korea like Busan (부산), Jeju Island (제주도) and so on are great, but it sure does take a long journey to get to those places. Fortunately, there are some places that are relatively small but only about 2-hour ride from Seoul. Daecheon Beach (대천해수욕장), located in Chungcheongnam-do (충청남도), is a […]

A Day in Nara, Japan

  If you are planning a trip to Osaka and Kyoto, consider adding a trip to Japan’s first permanent capital Nara (奈良)! Located less than an hour away from Kyoto and Osaka, Nara was the first permanent capital was in the year 710. In the present-day Nara, the city remains full of historic treasures, including […]

Travel on Subway Line Number 4!

Today I’d like to introduce some variable places to go by taking subway line 4. It was built in 1985. Line number 4 also built for maximize the usage of line number 2. Line number 4 connects from Danggogae Station (당고개역) to Oido Station (오이도역). It connects the northeast part of Seoul to Gyeonggi Province […]

Jeju-do: The Island of Wind, Rocks, and Women

Jeju-do (제주도) is Korea’s largest island, as well as the favorite domestic holiday destination for both locals and travelers because of its beach resorts, volcanic sceneries, and beautiful landscapes. Jeju-do is known for its “three plenties” – wind, rocks, and women. “Wind” refers to Jeju-do’s geographic location that attracts lots of wind. Today, Jeju’s wind […]

An Urban Seaside Adventure to South Korea’s Second Largest City: Busan

Busan, officially known as Busan Metropolitan City (부산광역시), is South Korea’s second most populous city after Seoul (서울). Busan is a port city known for its beaches and mountains as well as its seafood and markets. One of the best times to go visit would be around Springtime between April and May, when the weather […]

Enjoy Subway Line Number 1!

Today, I’d like to introduce subway travel by using line number 1. It is the first subway line in South Korea. Also, it is the longest subway line in South Korea. It is composed of 98 stations in total. As it is long and has many stations, there are many places to visit. First is […]

Seoraksan and Nami Island: Daytrips out of Seoul on Holiday Weekend

The last week of April/the first week of May in Korea is a time full of celebrations and activity. For university students everywhere, midterms begin winding down just as two holidays drew closer for the weekend: Buddha’s Birthday (석가탄신일) and Children’s Day (어린이날). With all of this free time for many students, and the fact […]