Hahoe Time Machine: Korea’s Most Beautiful Village is in Andong

Although much of old Korea has been lost through war and an insatiable desire to modernize, Andong’s Hahoe village is a time capsule to a distant world.

Footsteps in the Dark: Weekday Night Hiking in Seoul

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. 

No Moses Required: The Parting of the Sea on Jin Island

One of the most well-known bible stories is that of Moses parting the sea to allow the Jews to escape their Egyptian masters. But there’s an annual sea parting that is much lesser known that proves that you don’t need divine intervention to walk across the ocean floor.

Is Seoul An Ugly City? Urban Planning in Korea’s Capital

This week the Korea Times posted an article called Filthy Shades of Grey that strongly criticized architecture and urban planning in Korea’s capital city. So how hideous is Seoul, really?

Along the Watchtower: Exploring Seoul’s Fortress Wall

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.

Hiking Korea’s Dobangsan and the Y-Valley

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.