You have most probably heard about Seoul’s famous mountain, Bukhansan. Situated in the northern park of the city (Dobongsan station- line 7), It has been designated as a national park since 1983. The meaning behind the name is literally  “big mountain in the north”. The mountain has multiple sharp peaks that contrast with the forest […]

Seoraksan Adventure: Biryong Falls Trail

Many tourists and avid hikers in Korea know about Mt. Seoraksan but not many people may know about the smaller courses and trails surrounding Seorksan. This weekend my friends and I took on the smaller Biryong Falls (비룡폭포) course which only took a total of two hours and still offered a spectacular view. If you […]

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 […]

Bukhansan National Park

Hello dear readers. Today’s post might appeal and is dedicated to mountain hiking enthusiasts and nature lovers. If you are seeking escape from busy Seoul, you enjoy sports activities or simply want to spend a day in the mountains then you should follow this post. Bukhansan National Park(북한산국립공원) is a mountain situated in the northern […]

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 […]