Korea

Get an Aerial View of Deoksugung Palace

Here’s a fun little post. Deoksugung is one of the five main palaces built during the Joseon┬ádynasty. It became an official royal residence when the others were burnt down during the Japanese invasions and until Changdeokgung was fully restored. Unfortunately,…

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Changdeokgung Palace and its Secret Garden

While Gyeongbokgung is considered Korea’s main palace, Changdeokgung and its secret garden actually served as the primary royal residence from the early 1600s – 1800s. I’ve been twice now, once in late spring and recently mid-autumn, and it’s definitely one…

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How to Visit Suncheon Bay Wetland Reserve

One of the reasons I was pretty excited about moving back to Korea was that it meant I’d now be pretty close to the Suncheon Bay Wetland Reserve. I first visited ages ago back in the summer of 2015, and…

Suncheon Open Film Location – A Step Back in Time

Who doesn’t love diving back into the 50s or 60s for inspiration? Yes, there are so many ways in which society is better today than it was half a century ago, but there are also elements of the past that…

Top Things to Do in Jeju

If you really want to fall in love with Korea, I highly recommend you dedicate part of your trip to visiting Jeju Island. It’s considered one of the New7Wonders of Nature, and it’s absolutely beautiful. Now, I’ve heard of many…