Category Sokcho

Sokcho Beach – Relaxing Waves, Sexy Mermaids and Machine Guns

Sokcho Beach in early May. I thought for a bit that I could have gone into the water. I was wrong. Put my toes in the water for all of 30 seconds and ran back to the sand like a little girl. The machine guns on the beach to deter North Korean refugees add to […]

Seoraksan National Park – Ulsanbawi (Ulsan rock), Heundeulbawi (Heundeul rock), Sinheungsa and Gyejoam

Seoraksan National Park. If you don’t visit hereΒ during your stay here in Korea, you are robbing yourself of an amazing experience. The park is located in Gangwon-do, in the northeastern region of Korea, near the North Korean border. The park itself is huge! Even the most enthusiastic hiker will need at least a week to […]

The Class 300 Hotel in Sokcho – All Show and No Soul

It had been over a year since I’ve been out of the city. I needed to breathe the fresh air again and dip my toes in the ocean. I miss the water when I’m surrounded by rocks in Seoul. So, needless to say, a trip to Sokcho was well overdue. It was also a farewell […]