Home to fast-paced and ultra-modern cities, South Korea also boasts some stunning and eminently hikeable hills and peaks, providing the ideal activity for those looking to let off some steam and get out to enjoy the fresh air. However, a once-healthy outward-bound culture has evolved into one of severe competition. In 2015, the South Korean […]
A fascinating land of ancient traditions, cutting-edge modernity and a chequered past, South Korea boasts a rich tapestry of culture and its LGBT history is no less interesting. Though very little mention of homosexuality is made in literature, there are numerous historic accounts of prominent Buddhist monks and kings professing their preferences for keeping male […]
Whether you’re an avid skier or snowboarder who loves traveling the world and exploring the best new slopes or a novice, itching to try on some boots and take off down the hill, there’s never been a better time to plan a skiing trip in South Korea.
From quaint sidewalk stalls and hip eateries to the rarefied ambiance of Michelin-starred restaurants, Asia’s epicurean offerings are as delightful and varied as its spectacular geography. Market visits and cooking classes pop up in our itineraries regularly, and for good reason – the procuring, making and sharing of meals is at the very heart of […]
At first, Seoul can seem a bit cold and uninviting; however once you get the lie of the land and work out where to go, it quickly becomes clear how much this city really has to offer
As South Korean food, music and culture permeate around the globe, more and more people are waking up to the charms of this delightfully surprising country…
With tensions between North & South Korea at the highest point they’ve been in years, there couldn’t be a more dramatic time to visit the Demilitarized Zone.
Despite its reputation as a bustling, modern city, South Korea’s Seoul is also quite rich with history, so there is wonderful contrast between Old Korea and New Korea. It was this juxtaposition that drew me in.