CONTRIBUTED BY STACEY PETERS South Korea is a great home base to jump off to explore other parts of Asia. But you don't have to leave the peninsula to enjoy some of the best experiences the Asian culture has to offer. South Korea is also a great place to explore with mountains, beaches and modern cities … Continue reading 9 Excellent Expat Experiences in South Korea
CONTRIBUTED BY SARAH FORTE I have a riddle for you! I’m thinking of a place. You can say it in German: “Edelweiss,” Hawaiian: “Hale Koa,” Japanese: “New Sanno,” or even Floridian: “Shades of Green” and Virginian: “Cape Henry.” You can sleep, eat, shop, swim and travel to and from here. Do you know what I’m … Continue reading Dragon Hill Lodge – Seoul, South Korea
CONTRIBUTED BY ABBY JOHNSON Two years ago I began my studies of the yoga-sutras and study of the Sanskrit teachings. When we got orders to Korea, at first I was hesitant but became excited rather quickly when I learned I’d be thrown into the Eastern culture I’d been studying. What I’ve noticed since I arrived here … Continue reading Temple Etiquette In Korea – What do I do when visiting a temple?
CONTRIBUTED BY ELIZABETH BONNER If you are looking to get outdoors and experience an amazing and refreshing place just outside the city of Seoul, The Garden of Morning Calm is a great choice. The garden is one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen and it is the oldest private garden in South … Continue reading The Garden of Morning Calm
CONTRIBUTED BY KELLY GONZALEZ When my brother and sister-in-law visited us, I knew I wanted to show them parts of Korea outside of the urban landscape of Seoul. I did some research and found Yangpyeong Rail Bike. Meagan at Life Outside of Texas has put together a great list of rail biking locations around Korea … Continue reading Yangpyeong Rail Bike
CONTRIBUTED BY CHRISTINE BRUNS It was a beautiful, clear day in Korea - what to do, what to do? We decided it was about time to get out and explore a bit more, so we jumped on the subway near Yongsan and headed towards City Hall. Heading out of exit 4, Line 1 at City … Continue reading Gwanghwamun Square, Seoul