Newly opened in the Haeundae area is the ASEAN Culture House, offering a glimpse into the traditions and customs of the SouthEast Asian nations. Not only is it a great learning experience, but one that is totally free of charge to the public. While this museum (of sorts) isn’t very large, we went along and…

Every fall in the city of Jinju, there is a lantern festival. The lanterns are located everywhere around the Jinju Nam-gang(진주 남강; Jinju Nam River) and Jinju Sung(진주성; Jinju Castle). This year, one will start soon in the beginning of October. The main theme for this year’s festival is [Water, Fire, Light, and our Hopes],…

We had planned a long weekend on the island of Geoje and, in doing my in-depth research (as I always do before any of our trips!) I came across so much information on Tongyeong that I felt it needed to be explored, in it’s own right, and I’m so glad we went. While Geoje remains…

< East Coast; Donghae > East Sea(Donghae) is known for its clear and blue water. A lot of local scuba divers choose this side of the county to dive on the mainland. Image from Google June Openings July Openings < South Coast; Namhae > Due to warmer weather than other areas, beaches are open early 🙂 June…

  Life in a big city is great, but do you know what’s even better? Being able to escape to an island to enjoy the clean, fresh air with a bit of sea mist mixed in. Let’s be honest, the hustle and bustle of the city can get exhausting. Less than an hour from Sasang…

South Korea has more than 30 islands, each one offering unique beauty and adventure. In this post I’ll share where to go and what to see on S. Korea’s most popular and the largest island, Jeju. It offers stunning views from coast to coast, as well as many places to explore such as the tallest…

From: Busan, South Korea For: 3 nights and 4 days in April 2017 Via: Bus from Nopo Terminal (About 2.5 hours) Lodging: A 360-year old house in Hahoe Folk Village (100,000 KRW per night for 2 rooms (Slept 2 adults and 8 kids total). Outdoor kitchen, clean bathroom with shower.)     Andong, a city in…

Once the Cherry Blossom season really hit, I knew we had to be quick about getting out and seeing this splendid sight with our very own eyes! I knew there was the highly-talked-about festival held out at Jinhae and I’d been told that Gyeongju was another nice spot, but we were short on time and…

Being that this was my first experience of spring in Busan, for me it was all about the cherry blossom! I’d been hearing about the phenomenon for months, had seen the images splashed all over internet and longed to see the pretty pinks line the streets. Now don’t get me wrong, cherry blossom season was…

There are many beautiful, interesting, and exciting places to visit in South Korea, Seoul is definitely at the top of the list. Seoul has endless places to eat and many places to see such as Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul Tower, Cheonggyecheon Canal, and Yeouido Hangang Park. Insadong If you want to kill two birds with one…