Tag Archives: South Korea


Korean Style

Not Gangnam style, but Korean style. It’s a term I have come across time and time again here in Korea and I think I’m finally starting to understand it. With the limited English of many, […]

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Jeju – The Hawaii of Korea

Across much of it, the so-called Hawaii of Korea could easily be mistaken for the west coast of Ireland. Overcast skies and fast traffic on its narrow winding roads flanked by stone walls give me […]

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Altruism, Green Tea and Coastal Wetlands

Altruism is a characteristic¬†prevalent in some more than others these days, but travellers most of all, seem altruistic in their nature. Many happily go out of their way to help out a fellow traveller in […]

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The Right Place at the Right Time

Landscape photography becomes a lot easier when you get yourself into the ideal position ahead of the ideal moment. It’s easier said than done however, especially when photographing mountain scenery. You can’t hang around on […]

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Seoraksan National Park

Located in the north-east of the country in the province of Gangwon near the border with the North, is Seoraksan National Park. With its craggy granite rock faces it’s easy to see why many regard […]

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The Best Kept Secret

North Korea may be secretive, but its southern neighbour, when it comes to tourism, may be the best kept secret of all. Nowhere on my travels or during the preparation did anyone say that South […]

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