The daily grind can really wear you down in a workaholic city like Seoul. Fortunately, the city is surrounded by natural beauty and easy escapes. Katie Fumerton contributed this guide to night hiking in Seoul with some great suggestions for safety and how you can meet up with other weekday night hikers.
I may still do double take of the severed pig’s head that is waiting for me at the peak of a mountain, but I just stop and think sarcastically, of course that’s happening. Why wouldn’t that be happening?
One of the most amazing things about Seoul is experiencing a vast sense history and deep rooted culture within a modern, vastly huge city. You can easily admire a massive skyscraper, blink, and stand in awe of traditional houses, temples, and palaces.
Spring is coming and the urge to rise from a long winter of hibernation is growing. With the warmer weather seemingly approaching, why not plan to kick start spring with a hike? Dobangsan is a steady and rewarding climb that gives you a great view of the north east side of Seoul.