Except this shot is from Jeju Island, off the coast of Korea, lol. All the same, I bet everyone is missing those sunny summer skies now we're in the thick of winter.
In winter, Seoulites retreat to the warm hideaways offered by the scores of cafes throughout the city. As a city that undoubtedly loves coffee, Seoul has cafes of every style and focus.
Every year, Myeongdong gets decked out for the holidays. It is a popular city center for shopping, and the lights give visitors even more reason to stroll the streets.
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 →
Seoul had its first big snowfall last week. When that happens, even ordinary spaces get turned into winter wonderlands... at least until things turn icy. ^^; Then walking becomes a beautiful hazard.
Ginkgo trees can perhaps be considered a symbol of Seoul. They can be found all over the city, and their distinctive, bright yellow leaves declare autumn. As the seasons turn, these sunny petals also spiral down to blanket the sidewalks.