Geoje and Tongyeong are two island towns in the southern tip of Korea that is rarely visited by foreign tourists due to its inaccessibility. While we were in Busan for summer school last July, we took the opportunity and did a road trip down to these two gorgeous destinations.
At the start of my exchange journey last year, I decided to to stay in one of Korea’s public bath and sauna houses (a.k.a. jjimjilbang) for a night. Most people visit a jjimjilbang for an authentic Korean spa experience, but few would consider staying there overnight.
Boryeong Mud Festival is an internationally renowned summer festival in Korea that happens yearly in July. I have always wanted to go and experience the festival for myself and this year, I finally had the chance to do so!
The heat in Seoul during summer is no joke! On some days, it can reach to 35 degrees celsius and what better way to escape the heat than to enjoy a cup of Ice Caffe Latte in a cool cafe. Here are the 7 instagramworthy cafes in Seoul where our camera shutters could not stop clicking!
Sokcho is a coastal city in the Eastern side of South Korea, where one of Korea’s most famous mountain, Mount Seorak is located. Besides the magnificent view from Mount Seorak’s peak, Sokcho is famous for their local fresh seafood and scenic ocean views.
Seoulland is the first amusement park to open in Seoul. Currently it is not as popular as Everland or Lotteworld amongst both tourist and locals because of its smaller size. Thanks to KKDay, we had a chance to explore this underrated theme park and we were really glad we tried going there!
Seoul is increasingly becoming a popular destination for family holidays. Here’s a one week Seoul Itinerary for families who are visiting Seoul for the first time.
When you travel to a country, whether for studying or vacation, it’s good if you can find out what mobile applications (apps) the locals use. These apps will help make life a little smoother for you when you are there. These are my most frequently used apps that I had in my phone while I was living in Korea.