Seoraksan National Park: What to Know

Information about Seoraksan often feels rather vague. To be honest, the first time we went we weren’t sure how to pick the right visitor center and which trail folks considered “hiking Seoraksan.” This is the blog we wish we could have found on the topic. About Seoraksan National Park Nestled in the eastern part of … Read more

Discovering Goseong, Gangwondo

If you haven’t heard about Goseong, Gangwondo, you’ve been missing out. The top right corner of the country sits above the 36th parallel and offers stunning views, beaches, and a rural atmosphere that takes you back in time. It’s one of our favorite parts of Korea. About Goseong, Gangwon-do The county of Goseong in Gangwondo … Read more

Hike Korean National Parks in a Year

Would you like to visit all the Korean National Parks in one year but it seems like an impossible task? We’ve got you! Here is an easy, one-year plan for visiting all of the National Parks. It’s likely you may need a car or a friend with a car to accomplish this goal. Click here … Read more

Bukhansan Hiking Itinerary in Seoul

Looking for a hiking adventure? Seoul is more than just one of the biggest cities in the world, it’s also a great hiking destination. Bukhansan National Park provides sweeping and it can be easily hiked in a day from Pyeongtaek. About Our Day Trip Friends recently invited hiking at Bukhansan National Park in Seoul. The … Read more

Best Korean Craft Beer Spots for Fall

Enjoy the fall locations for Korean craft beer. In this post, we share the best places for fall colors and cool brews. Autumn in South Korea Autumn is the best season in Korea. The season is marked by pleasant weather with high clouds and low pollution. The rice fields and other crops will be harvested, … Read more

Hiking Hallasan

Interested in hiking Hallasan in Jeju, South Korea? Here is what you need to know when planning your trip. History On the island of Jeju, Hallasan Mountain stands 1,950 meters above sea level and is thehighest mountain in South Korea. The dormant volcano gave birth to the island and isnow famous for its vertical ecosystem … Read more

Ma an-san Hike Itinerary in Pyeongtaek

Looking for a small, relaxed way to spend your day close to home in Pyeongtaek-si? Try this relaxing Ma an-san hike itinerary. About Hiking in Korea Koreans view hiking as a national pastime. However, hiking in Korea may look different than hiking in your home country. Let’s take a look at some of the differences … Read more

Top 10 Things To Do in Anseong-si

These top 10 things to do in Anseong-si, South Korea make perfect day trips for families living in the area. About Anseong-si Anseong-si (안성시) borders Pyeongtaek-si to the east. The administrative district contains a great deal of rural farmland and the small city of Anseong. For this blog post, I’m referring to Anseong-si as a … Read more

Maisan Provincial Park and Tapsa Temple

Tapsa Temple at Misan Provincial Park

The perfect itinerary for the Maisan Provincial Park and Tapsa Temple. Tag along on our trip with us. Listen to the BlogCast Don’t want to read? Listen to the South of Seoul BlogCast which provides accessible content through the use of AI technology. We don’t have time to read each article but we do our … Read more