Would you travel around Korea on your bicycle?, Korea Herald highlights some of Seoul's top hidden hotspots, 7 things to enjoy in Gwangju, and a list of South Korean festivals that are simply not to be missed.
"[Travel] What I learned from cycling rural Korea"
Okay, wow, this is epic. So someone cycled over 1,000km around Korea and lived to tell about it: "On June 4, I cycled north out of Seoul. I was alone with a $15 tent, a homemade stove, a big map of Korea, and two weeks worth of ramen. In venturing to places beyond the reach of Wi-Fi, I would soon learn that the Korea out there only slightly resembles the Korea I had come to know". Can't say that this is my ideal activity when travelling abroad, but what experience that must have been!
…READ ON THE HANKYOREH: http://www.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_national/697958.html
"[Weekender] Hidden hot spots in Seoul"
Looking for some new places to enjoy in Seoul outside the usual suggestions of Myeong-dong, Garosu-gil and Hongdae? The Korea Herald has you covered as it presents a exciting list of places to visit in addition to the usually sights and sounds Seoul offers.
…READ ON THE KOREA HERALD: http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20150626000945
"7 ways to enjoy Gwangju and its vicinity"
Thursday saw the opening of the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade which sees an influx of travellers, athletes, organisers and other visitors each year to Gwangju's Metropolitan City. There's the museum of art to browse, Yanglim-dong to explore, a kimichi festival to visit, plenty of nature to absorb, as well as an array of delicious and local treats to make it all worthwhile! Do it.
…READ ON KOREA TIMES: https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/culture/2015/07/203_182048.html
"2015 Korean Cultural Festivals at a Glance!"
There is often quite a bit going on in South Korea over the year, and just in case you've forgotten about all there is to see and do, here's Visit Korea's list of the numerous 2015 Cultural Tourism Festivals taking place. There's the Muju Firefly Festival, Damyang Bamboo Festival, Incheon Pentaport Rock Festival, Wanju Wild Food Festival, Jeju Dodu Oraemul Festival, and many, many more to explore!
…READ ON VISIT KOREA: http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/SI/SI_EN_3_6.jsp?cid=970302
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