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.
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.
The traditional throne for Korean royalty during the Joseon era includes a background mural that depicts both the sun and moon, framing the king in a demonstration of grandeur. This room, simpler than a formal throne hall, is part of the summer palace, Hwaseong. Did you find this helpful? Check us out at http://www.Ediket.com! Ediket... 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 →
Seoul is a city that blends the ancient with the modern. For example, Gyeonghoeru banquet hall, above, is part of Gyeongbokgung, the royal palace. It's right in the middle of Seoul, with skyscrapers, businesses, and busy streets all just beyond the gate. However, within its walls, hiding by this peaceful lake, you would never notice.... Continue Reading →