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 […]

The Colours of Seoraksan

  Pictures by Kavi from Canada

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 […]