Korea Travel Bits : December Getaways

The tail of the tiger Pohang’s Homigot Cape 호미곶 If the Korean Peninsula is a tiger clawing at the Asian mainland, Homigot Cape is its tail. The mainland‘s eastern-most point, the cape is the place to come to see the earliest…

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[box_light]July Getaways[/box_light] Keeping Cool Underground: Danyang’s Gosu Cave 단양 고수동굴   Danyang is also famous for its limestone caves, of which Gosu Cave is the most spectacular. This extensive cave system extends for…

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[box_light]June GETAWAYS[/box_light] Wild River Rafting: Yeongwol's Donggang River 영월 동강   Nestled in the wilds of Gangwon-do, the Donggang River—a tributary of the great Hangang River—is one of Korea's most pristine waterways…

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[box_light]MAY GETAWAYS[/box_light] Jeonju International Film Festival (May 1−10)  전주국제영화제 Launched in 2000, the Jeonju International Film Festival (JIFF) is now recognized as a mecca of independent film festivals in Asia…

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[box_light]APRIL GETAWAYS[/box_light] Rustic Jeonju Hanok Village 전주 한옥마을 In order to properly appreciate Jeonju Hanok Village, be prepared to get lost. And leave your watch at home. A maze of picturesque alleyways lined by…

JANUARY GETAWAYS

[box_light]JANUARY GETAWAYS[/box_light] Naksansa Temple  낙산사 Naksansa Temple is one of just a handful of Korean Buddhist temples overlooking the sea. Located in the coastal town of Yangyang, the temple is a place to view truly inspiring…

DECEMBER GETAWAYS

[divider] [box_dark]December GETAWAYS[/box_dark] Maryangpo Sunset & Sunrise Festival  마량포 Taking in the final sunset of the year is a popular New Year’s Eve activity—it gives you an opportunity to ponder the ups and downs…
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ROMANTIC SUNSETS

[box_light] Romantic Sunsets West Sea village of Janghwa-ri offers an inspiring respite from the daily grind [/box_light] Written and photographed by John Steele Located approximately an hour and a half west of Seoul, the farming village…

Sunchang

[box_dark]Sunchang  순창[/box_dark] The pleasant southwestern farming town of Sunchang is renowned for gochujang, the famed Korean red pepper paste and an integral ingredient in that most representative of Korean dishes, bibimbap.…