Gangneung Danoje Festival

Korea’s annual Dano (단오) holiday, falling on May 5th of the lunar calendar each year, is one of the three most celebrated holidays in the nation. While Dano is one of the three major holidays together with the Lunar New Year (설날) and Chuseok (추석), its customs have been largely forgotten. However, the traditions and customs of […]

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 […]