We had decided the previous night to visit Gyeongju, weather permitting. But waking up to heavy rain, we headed towards Daegu instead. Nevertheless, our navigation skills coming out of Busan were a bit weak and we ended up on the road to Gyeongju, choosing just to go with it. Thankfully the weather started to clear as we got nearer the Continue Reading . . .
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We are in a deeper, quieter, more thoughtful Seoul here. A succession of delicate dishes arrive in bowls and on plates that themselves look as if they belong in a glass display case. This is serious cuisine accompanied by seriously modern jazz. You suspect Psy and his pneumatic Gangnam dancers wouldn’t feel overly comfortable here. . . .
It was late September when we arrived in Busan. As we crossed into the city, the sun reflected off the tall, glass buildings. We would stay in Haeundae for two nights, within walking distance of the famous beach, so I was thankful for the good weather. After spending much of our time in small towns and countryside for the past Continue Reading . . .
I’m going to break up our road trip through South Korea over the next few posts so I can give a greater sense of each of the places we visited and hopefully provide some insights into each destination and worthwhile things to do there. In this week’s post, I’ll be covering our journey from Jeonju to Yeosu, Tongyeong, and Geoje on Continue Reading . . .
The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) is participating in the Danish Travel Show for the first time this year. Held at the MCH Messecenter in Herning from the 22nd to 24th of February, the show is Scandinavia’s largest consumer holiday fair and in 2018 welcomed over 60,000 visitors. 2019 is the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between South Continue Reading . . .
After a flight to Seoul, a 2.5-hour train ride east to Pohang Port and 3.5-hour ferry journey across the East Sea, you’ll finally arrive in Ulleungdo. Flung off the eastern coast of South Korea, this 2.5-million-year-old volcanic island is considered one of the most beautiful destinations in Korea – and, yes, it’s well worth the journey. . . .
The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) is participating in this year’s Destinations Show from the 31st of January to the 3rd of February at London Olympia. Destinations is the UK’s largest consumer-facing holiday and travel event, and the London section of the show drew over 50,000 visitors in 2018. Following a positive year in the international spotlight thanks to the Pyeongchang Continue Reading . . .
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