Interesting Facts to Know Before Travelling to South Korea

Facts to know before travelling to South Korea

Seoul is not usually on people’s travel list but with the emergence of k-Pop, K-Drama and K-Beauty, more and more people are travelling to the country of the morning calm. If you are planning to travel to South Korea, you may want to learn about its culture and customs to avoid looking like a tourist. […]

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Kamakura Day Trip: Things to Do

Daibutsu, the Great Buddha of Kamakura - Kamakura day trip

Kamakura is a beautiful town located on the Shōnan coast of Kanagawa Prefecture. It’s very popular with Tokyo residents because of the seaside. Thanks to its location close to Tokyo (about an hour) the coastal town of Kamakura makes a perfect destination for a day trip from Tokyo. The many Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines, green […]

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Ikseon-dong: Strolling Seoul’s offbeat neighbourhood

Ikseon-dong (in Korean, 익선동) is a trendy area for young Seoulite as well as international tourists. We were lucky to stumble into this arty portion of traditional Insadong. If you are looking for Instagram-able cafes and tea-houses, Ikseondong is for you. You might have to battle with tourists in some areas to take photos of […]

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A Guide to Hiking Jeju Olle Trails – Route #6

Jeju Island is South Korea’s largest island. Referred to as the Hawaii of Korea, the island boasts some of the most scenic sights: Mt Hallasan and the trio of waterfalls, to name a few. The island was formed following the eruption of the dormant volcano Hallasan about 2,000 years ago. Jejudo is a popular destination […]

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