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.
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?
For a few years, Taipei 101 was the tallest building in the world, so many people heading to the capital of Taiwan head to the observation deck to get a view of the city. But a short hike up one of the city’s mountains will give you better views by far.
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.
Taekwondo is officially Korea’s national sport, but hiking may be its most popular. Here’s one of Korea’s best hidden hiking spots.
Despite the reality that it is late in November, a warm Sunday affords a unique opportunity. We decide to head Cheongyesan, a mountain located less than ten minutes from our apartment on the bus. A hop on the shuttle and soon I find myself standing at the foot of a mountain that I fully intend […]