Complete Guide To Visiting Gyeongbokgung Palace In Seoul

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Don’t Leave Korea Without Ticking These Items Off Your List

Reading Time: 5 minutes South Korea is not quite the ‘standard tourist destination’ for many – but I’m actually quite thankful for that because it means I get to explore most of the amazing things that Korea has to offer without crowds of people spoiling my experience! When you visit, don’t leave Korea without ticking these items off your…

How Koreans Celebrate Buddha’s Birthday

Reading Time: 2 minutes Exactly one year ago, I moved to South Korea and one of the country’s biggest holidays was right around the corner: Buddha’s Birthday! I was lucky to celebrate with Jeongsu and his family and we had a blast. This year, we went to the temples again and hiked around Songnisan in Chungcheongbukdo! However, no matter…

The 10 Things You Want To Know Before Traveling South Korea

Reading Time: 7 minutes To be honest, I didn’t know a lot about Korea before I met my husband Jeongsu. Even after we started dating, I couldn’t find a lot of information on what to see and do in Korea. However, since moving to Korea in 2015, I’ve explored a lot of different places and found that there is…

Watch North Korea from Afar at the DMZ

Reading Time: 3 minutes I’ve always been fascinated by and interested in North Korea. Maybe it’s because of the similar history that Germany shares with the separated Koreas. I’ve watched many amazing speeches from people who made it out of the north (list at the end of the post) and therefore, I absolutely had to visit the border and…

5 Romantic Places In Korea You Must Visit

Reading Time: 3 minutes Do you live in Korea and are looking for something special to do on Valentine’s Day? Jeongsu and I are getting ready to celebrate Valentine’s Day and are looking for some romantic places in Korea to visit. Whether you’re alone or with your partner in crime, the following five places are worth checking out for this special…

Visiting the Suwon Hwaseong Fortress in Winter

Reading Time: 2 minutes Suwon is often referred to as the beauty of Joseon architecture and has thus been declared a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Most people visit the fortress and palace area in Suwon during the warmer months of spring or summer. However, winter can be a very fascinating time to go and check out Suwon! Where?…

SpaLand Busan: Korea’s High-End Jjimjilbang

Reading Time: 2 minutes I was a declared jjimjilbang (Korean bathhouse) virgin and even skeptic. I didn’t like the idea of getting into a pool with naked women I didn’t know or having my entire body scrubbed for half an hour while being butt-naked. After a visit to Busan’s SpaLand, everything has changed. You can now call me a jjimjilbang…

A Visit To The Cheongju Early Printing Museum

Reading Time: 3 minutes When in Cheongju, you’re going to see one name pop up all over town: Jikji. But who or what is that? I finally made it to the place with all the answers: the Cheongju Early Printing Museum. My new Korean hometown is famous for being home to Jikji, the world’s oldest extant book printed with…

South Korea – Japan Ferry: Easy Guide!

Reading Time: 4 minutes Unlike China, South Korea doesn’t offer a variety of interesting neighboring countries one could simply take a train to travel to. However, it’s fairly easy to take a ferry and travel to Japan! Me living in South Korea now, I love this easy and affordable option to take a long weekend off and spend it…

Top Things to do in Seoul for Single Women Travellers

Reading Time: 3 minutes Since I’m traveling alone right now, I thought it would be a great idea to feature a guest post on things to do for single women travellers! Geneva from TripHobo (a Travel Social Network) shared her tips on the best things to do in Seoul if you are a female traveling alone! All set for a solo…

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