The Great Korean Road Trip – Day 3 – Oeam Folk Village

Distance Traveled Today: 167km

Distance Traveled Total: 325km

My apologies. I got too caught up fan girling about the dolmens yesterday that I totally forgot about this very honorable mention! Just at the tip of the bridge between Ganghwa Island and Kyodong Island is this nice little Read more

The Great Korean Road Trip – Day 2 – Ganghwa Dolmens

Distance Traveled Today: 72km

Distance Traveled Total: 158km

When I was filling out my potential itinerary of things to do, I had “Ganghwa-do” as a single activity, expecting to be here no more than a few hours. However, a few recommendations later from a very helpful guy at the information booth and my itinerary filled up. I doubled back from Kyodong Island onto Ganghwa to check out the Read more

Less Touristy Things to do OUTSIDE of Seoul

If you read the last post about Less Touristy Things to do in Seoul, you get the drill. I am not saying that these alternatives are BETTER than their more touristy cousins in Korea, but I can definitely assure you that you will be one of the few foreigners experiencing these places. The last post included places within Seoul or within a short day trip, so this one will exclusively be limited to places outside of Seoul.

Historical City -> Skip Gyeongju, go to Kongju and Buyeo

The first unification of Korea was arguably accomplished by Read more