Every story begins with a single word, and the authors of these classic books knew what they were doing when they first set pen to paper. See how many of these famous first lines you remember!
Jeju Island's famous, central "Mount Halla" is actually not a simple mountain, but a volcano. The area is covered in igneous rock and volcanic formations including underground lava tubes as a result. The unique texture of this foundation gives every scene a distinct impression.
Jeju Island is a famous summertime getaway, but its charms actually extend through the winter season as well. Besides discount rates on the luxury resorts on the southern side of the island, you can explore the frozen version of Mount Halla, where the snowfall piles up high enough to cover even the guideposts alongside the... Continue Reading →
The turn from summer heat to fall chill can happen in the space of a single day in Seoul. Likewise, the contrast of the fall colors against the more steady terrain can offer a startling beauty.
If you climb Inwangsan, a mountain slightly to the west of Seoul, you will find the historical Seoul fortress wall, Hanyangdoseong, which was built in 1396 to protect the city. This wall extends around the perimeter of what was originally defined as Seoul, a significantly smaller area than the metropolis known today, but nonetheless runs 18.6... Continue Reading →