Where to go

  • "Jeonju Hanok Village is located in the city of Jeonju and overlaps Pungnam-dong and Gyo-dong. There are 735 traditional Korean hanok houses. While the rest of city has been industrialized, Hanok Village retains its historical charms and traditions." Read more from VisitKorea.
  • "The Hwaseong Fortress in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province, dates back to the latter part of the Joseon era (1392-1910). Designated a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site in December 1997, the 5.74-kilometer-long fortress wall was constructed from 1794 to 1796, taking two years and nine months. The fortress was intended to display King Jeongjo’s filial piety toward his father and create a new city with its own economic power."
  • "Yellow lights came on up and down the mountainside, illuminating the ski slopes. The temperature, which had been 2C in the afternoon, dropped to a bone-chilling -8C at night. The freezing weather discouraged me from leaving my warm room, but there were plenty of hardy souls out enjoying some late-night skiing. I was at Alpensia Ski Resort in Pyeongchang County in the northeastern South Korean province of Gangwon. The area, home to Seoraks..
  • "Christmas is just around the corner, and for those of you who still haven’t decided on where to go and what to do for Christmas in Korea, we made THREE selections that we thought were the coolest things you can do on a Christmas day so check out our video to make the most of your holiday! I hope you can find our video helpful so that you can spend an even merrier Christmas here in Korea."
  • "The Korean Folk Village is an outdoor folk museum, recreated as a typical village from the Joseon Dynasty that has hundreds of well-preserved old houses. Also famous for being the filming location of many Korean historical dramas, this place is always bustling with people who come to experience traditional Korean culture and lifestyle." Watch the video from The Korea Times.
  • "The city of Yeoju, home to the tomb of King Sejong, is the center of Korean ceramics industry and the country's largest rice producing region. Let's discover the beauty of Korean ceramics and savor the Yeoju rice, which used to be offered to the royal family, in the city with hundreds of ceramic workshops."
  • "Jeongseon, Gangwon-do Province, one of the three origins of Arirang. Jeongseon is a small town located deep in the mountains, where only a patch of sky is visible through the tall peaks. Let's set off on a winter trip to Jeongseon, a town closest to the sky where an Arirang of its namesake was born."
  • "Coal mines and miners at one time were the powerful engine that drove Korea's phenomenal economic growth. Sadly, the once-busy industrial site, which opened in 1964 and had flourished until its shutdown in 2001, stands empty and silent today. A few years ago, however, the old, abandoned mine was resurrected as a cultural and artistic venue named Samtan Art Mine, where the mine's dynamic yet heart-breaking history inspires unforg..
  • "The Deokpyeong Eco-Service Area on Yeongdong Expressway is probably at the top of the list in terms of size and facility. The rest stop has not only several amenities and plenty of space for relaxation, but also a pet cafe and a theme park. Deokpyeong Eco-Service Area is not just a stopover, but a travel destination in itself, and this episode shows many ways to enjoy it to the fullest."
  • "The Wonju Hanji Theme Park located in the city of Wonju in Gangwon-do Province is where visitors can learn about the origin and history of Korean traditional paper 'hanji,' famous for its silky texture and superb durability. The park provides interactive programs in which visitors can try their hands at making hanji the old-fashioned way and their own hanji souvenirs. Read more from KBS World."
  • 'Director Bong Joon-ho's smash-hit black comedy thriller "Parasite" has reached critical acclaim winning Palme d'Or at Cannes and getting six nominations for the Academy Awards. So we visited the filming spots (Ki-taek's hometown, the real pizza store, vertical stairs and tunnel) that were shown in the film in order to better understand the movie. We were also able to hear some behind-the-scenes stories from the re..
  • "It’s no secret that this wonderful resort island in South Korea, Jeju Island, offers a breathtaking natural beauty all year round. While every visit to this island in South Korea brings a different emotion to its visitors, it is the winter season that beckons travelers as one can discover Jeju’s best-kept secrets. Read on to find out why you need to Jeju Island before the winter months are over."
  • "Discover and explore Jeju Island in South Korea! There are numerous attractions you can enjoy for free all year round in Jeju Island. If you want to save your travel budget, be sure to visit these spots below."
  • "Surrounded by the emerald colored seawater and crystal clear skies, water sports certainly are top-notch activities you must try in Jeju Island. Among several exciting water activities, here we bring a 100% genuine review of a sea walk experience by one of the Trazy users, Leena W. Read this before you put your oxygen helmet on and start exploring the underwater marine life of Jeju Island!"
  • "Dreaming of vivid emerald waters and white sandy beaches of Jeju Island in summer? To make the most of your summer trip to Korea’s most popular holiday destination, Jeju Island, you should try these exciting water sports and water-based activities there! Here are some of the coolest water sports and activities in Jeju Island you’ll definitely want to be on the lookout for."
  • "If New York is the city that never sleeps, then Seoul is the city that doesn’t even sit down. But what about when you want to get away from it all and do nothing? Here are five activities in unique spots where locals go to get their nature fix."
  • "For first-time visitors to a bathhouse, the idea of stripping down in a public space may sound intimidating, especially in an unknown environment such as a South Korean jjimjilbang. Before your first visit, you may have a few queries. To answer those questions, here’s everything you need to know before visiting one of South Korea’s jjimjilbang spas."
  • "There are some 900 traditional Buddhist temples in South Korea -- and around 20,000 in total. A visit to any of these local places of worship -- many of them centuries old --- can be a humbling, calming or uplifting experience. The 33 temples below -- 33 to match Buddha's 33 steps to enlightenment -- are simply breathtaking."
  • "The Han River, also called the Hangang, is a symbol of Seoul, Korea and a popular place to spend a day for most Seoulites especially during the hot hot summer. Year round, visitors can be found biking, walking, running, picnicking, or just enjoying the view. The Seoul City Government has done a lot to make the parks that line the river all the more visitor friendly in the past decade."
  • "We took an adventure from Seoul out to Alpaca World (알파카월드) at the beginning of spring this year and the chilly weather now in the autumn has me remembering it. Pictures of alpacas swarmed my Insta last autumn and I saved the spot to wait until it got warmer for us to go. Yes, there are indeed alpacas in Korea and they’ve come all the way from Australia."

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