National Geographic shares a stunning short time-lapse video of the streets and landmarks in Seoul, Korea Stripes have five great reasons to visit Korea's favourite Island, Rebecca Zhang shares ten top suggestions for traditional temple stays around the country, and don't miss out on these upcoming festivals.
"Around Korea: Five reasons to visit Jeju Island"
Just in case you needed further reasons to visit Korea's favourite island, Jeju, Korea Stripes has compiled this list of five reason why Jeje Island is simply not to be missed. "For those looking to get out of the major cities on the peninsula and to experience a unique locale in South Korea", writes Cindy Choi, "Jeju Island provides great accommodation options, stunning nature, great food, quirky museums and picturesque landscapes". Stunning beaches, great food with a local twist, and the surrounding nature are just a few reasons to go beyond Korea's major bustling metropolises and explore this UNESCO recognised region. Have you been to Jeju before? Let us know about your experiences in the comment section below.
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"Time-Lapse: South Korea's Stunning Seoul"
See Seoul like never before with this stunning time-lapse of Korea's capital. The short 3-minute video was created by Noe Alonzo and captures some of the city's iconic spots over time. The video is part of Nation Geographic's Short Film Showcase with casts a spotlight on excellent short videos from around the world. Enjoy...
...WATCH ON NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
"Ten Traditional Temple Stays in South Korea"
Temple stays are a wonderful way to experience the Land of the Morning Calm. They offer a "unique cultural program offered in several Buddhist temples around South Korea", writes Rebecca Zhang, a travelling media students on 10 Magazine. In this listicle, the 10 Magazine team have put together their list of the ten best temples around the peninsula. Temple stays have become increasingly popular in recent years, and with this post of amazing options, you'll understand why. "Though nothing can replace the exciting hustle and bustle of urban life in South Korea, Temple Stays offer a great way to escape the buzz of the busy city and surround yourself in nature".
...READ ON 10 MAGAZINE
"[Travel bits] Festivals, sights around Korea"
Check out these amazing festivals taking place throughout the year on the Korea Herald. The Jeju Hueree Apricot Flower Festival, for example, takes place every year in spring at the Hyuaeri Natural Park, and the Lighting Festival at the beautiful Garden of Morning Calm is a stunning way to spend a few hours. There's also the Bucheon Aiins World festival, the Cheongdo Provence Lighting fest, and the Herb Island Lighting & Illumination Festival. Click on through to the Korea Herald for all the relevant details and links to official websites for more information.
...READ ON THE KOREA HERALD
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