Haenam – Southernmost Tip Of The Korean Peninsula

Haenam is a county in South Jeolla province, and is famous for its Ttangkkeut Village, or ‘end of the land’ in Korean. The southernmost tip of the entire Korean peninsula rests on a scenic spot in the Ttangkkeut Village, and many Koreans are known to visit the area so that they can tell people they have been to the end of the Korean land. It … Continue reading Haenam – Southernmost Tip Of The Korean Peninsula

Beautiful Southern Coastal Town, Tongyeong (통영)

Tongyeong is a beautiful coastal city located in the South Gyeongsang Province, a little further south from Busan. It is also known as the headquarters of Korean hero Admiral Yi Sun-sin, whose heroics during the wars against the Japanese during the Joseon Dynasty earned him widespread fame and recognition. So why should you visit this coastal city that is only accessible by road? The two … Continue reading Beautiful Southern Coastal Town, Tongyeong (통영)

Why You Should Visit The Port City Of Taiwan – Keelung

The hidden gem of northeastern Taiwan. Located along Taiwan’s northeast coast, and a mere 40 minutes’ train ride away from Taipei, Keelung is the main port for cruise ship passengers arriving in northeast Taiwan. Surrounded by mountains, Keelung is also well known for being of close proximity to many famous sightseeing places such as Jiufen old town and Shifen train station in Taiwan. For travelers … Continue reading Why You Should Visit The Port City Of Taiwan – Keelung

Night Palace Opening At Gyeongbokgung (경복궁야간개장)

Every year in February for a limited period of time, palaces such as Gyeongbokgung and Changgyeonggung are open to the public from 18:00 to 21:00. During the night opening, the palaces and the various gates and pavilions will be lit up, showcasing their beauty in a different way. The number of tickets sold per week is limited to 2,200, and each guest is only allowed … Continue reading Night Palace Opening At Gyeongbokgung (경복궁야간개장)

Kyobo Bookstore – The Largest Bookstore Chain In Korea (교보문고)

One of our favourite places to visit in Seoul is Kyobo Bookstore. Here at the bookstore, you can find everything from approximately 2.3 million books to souvenirs, watches, household products, digital gadgets, gifts, stationey, music albums and more! This place is perenially crowded with people, more so on weekends when readers both young and old come down to spend their day enjoying a good book … Continue reading Kyobo Bookstore – The Largest Bookstore Chain In Korea (교보문고)

Family Fun At Lotte Aquarium (롯데아쿠아리움)

Located at the basement of the mega popular Lotte World Mall and on the way to Lotte World Amusement Park, Lotte World Aquarium provides quality educational fun time to adults and children alike. Visitors start off by exploring the various themed areas, learning about marine life in rivers and oceans. Information about the displays are displayed in Korean and English. Look out for the star … Continue reading Family Fun At Lotte Aquarium (롯데아쿠아리움)