Korea Travel Bits

Jeongeup & Jangseong

[box_light]Jeongeup & Jangseong  정읍과 장성[/box_light] Autumn is a great time to be in the southwestern town of Jeongeup. By the first week of November, the…

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Gunsan

[box_light]Gunsan  군산[/box_light] The Yellow Sea port town of Gunsan is known for its seafood, early 20th-century architecture and migratory birds. Every autumn, great flocks of…

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Damyang

[box_light]Damyang  담양[/box_light] Located in the county of Damyang, Soswaewon Garden is one of Korea’s most sublime traditional gardens. Built in the 16th century, Soswaewon…

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Ulsan

[box_light]Ulsan  울산[/box_light] The industrial powerhouse of Ulsan is Korea’s motor and shipbuilding capital, but has its scenic charms, too. In particular, the peak of…

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Cheongsong

[box_light]Cheongsong  청송[/box_light] The rugged agricultural town of Cheongsong is, well, off the beaten path. The town is famous for its apples that are as…

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Yeongam

[box_dark]Yeongam  영암[/box_dark] Early November is the perfect time to visit the county of Yeongnam’s Wolchulsan National Park, a scenic mountain spot in southwest Korea….

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Yeongwol Byeolmaro Observatory

[box_light]Yeongwol Byeolmaro Observatory 영월 별마로 천문대[/box_light] Perched atop a nearly 800 m peak in rugged Yeongwol, Gangwon-do, Yeongwol Byeolmaro Observatory is Korea’s largest astronomical…

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Seomjingang River

[box_dark]Seomjingang River 섬진강[/box_dark] Lazily flowing south from the Jirisan Mountains, the Seomjingang River is one of Korea’s most idyllic. This is a trip back…

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