Seoul Forest 서울숲

Seoul Forest is a huge eco-friendly park with 5 parks within the compound. This was our first time visiting Seoul Forest mainly because our many visits to Seoul were always during winter and this is our first time experiencing autumn in Korea and we wanted to see lots of autumn foliage before they were gone.…

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Gwangju 광주, Boseong 보성, Boseong Daehan Dawon

Boseong is the home of green tea in the S.Korea. Here you can visit green tea plantation at Boseong Daehan Dawon. In Korea, green tea is only grown in the southern provinces and Boseong green tea plantation supply for over 40% of the country’s green tea. Do visit the green tea plantation if you are…

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S.Korea, Gwangju, Mudeungsan National Park, 무등산국립공원

From Seoul to Gwangju is appx 3hr by KTX with few stops in between. KTX (Korea speed train) train departing for Gwangju Station is from Yongsan Station not the usual Seoul Station, so be careful and do not go to the wrong station. Single trip ticket cost less than W40,000 per person on weekday. Almost…

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S.Korea, DMZ, Joint Security Area, 3rd Tunnel

Taking a trip to Panmunjeon and 3rd tunnel is a realisation of how war can seriously tear families apart. The trip is worth visiting if you are in Seoul, except this is an organised guided tour. Check with the licence tour agents with the hotel you stay or with any of the Tourists Information Centre…

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S.Korea, Namiseom Island 남이섬

Namiseom Island, Chuncheon This tiny island is a perfect for 1-day get away from Seoul. The island was developed into a resort town after the construction of Cheongpyeong Dam. Trees were carefully planted to created a beautiful tree-line path perfect for photo taking. Rent a bicycle and ride round the island is perfect to burnt…

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