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 →
Doltap (돌탑) are a very simple, natural form of expression, all the more beautiful perhaps because of their impermanence. Build a little stone tower on a mountainside, and it becomes a symbol of your hopes and happiness, according to Korean tradition.
Did you know Korea has its own Magic Castle? This isn't a branch of Disney World, it's Korea's own Lotte World, a theme park owned by one of Korea's largest conglomerates. In contrast to most amusement parks, this one is 50% indoors, so you can play no matter the weather. Did you find this helpful?... Continue Reading →
Once you get out of the city, there are picturesque landscapes to explore at every turn in Korea. This hiking path is south of Seoul in a little city called Gongju. Did you find this helpful? Check us out at http://www.Ediket.com! Ediket is an online proofreading / copy editing platform that connects qualified English editors... Continue Reading →
With distinctive Korean style, this structure stands just opposite Hwaseong Haenggung, the summer palace, in Suwon. There are often festivals held on the plaza between the two, making this reaching silhouette an attractive backdrop. Did you find this helpful? Check us out at http://www.Ediket.com! Ediket is an online proofreading / copy editing platform that connects... Continue Reading →