Seoraksan & Sokcho

Fanny Getaways in South Korea are pretty common as all cities are connected via buses or KTX. It is pretty easy to go somewhere for a weekend and just explore. I head a lot about Seoraksan national park and it’s natural beauty and decided to give it a try. We went to Sokcho for the […]

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 […]

Camping at Sokcho Beach

This week I decided to beat the summer heat and head to Sokcho Beach (속초해수욕장). Sokcho beach is a located in the far north east corner of South Korea. Sokcho beach is a huge tourist spot for many people. It hosts some of the clearest pristine water you can find at a Korean beach. It […]

Sokcho and Seoraksan

Sokcho (속초) is a city on the eastern coast of South Korea that is home to Seoraksan National Park (설악산 국립공원) and the beach. It is approximately 2.5-3.5 hours away depending on what bus you take and traffic conditions. Sokcho is the perfect city if you want to do some intense hiking and exploring, or […]

Gyeongpo Beach in Gangneung

  Gyeongpo beach (경포대) is off the eastern coast of South Korea along the East Sea (otherwise known as the Sea of Japan). It is about 3 hours from Seoul by bus. If you are looking to get out of the city for the day, Gyeongpo is the place! It is possible to stay overnight, but […]

Seoraksan Hiking Trip

Personally, I do not like hiking. However, after seeing some glamorous images of stunningly beautiful mountains in South Korea, I didn’t want to regret not going on hiking trips in Korea during my four month stay in Korea. Therefore, my friends and I decided to go to a hiking trip, which was organized by the Myanmar […]