Tag Archives: hiking

Hiking in the ROK – There Are No Jokes on Myeongjisan

By: Erik Weichel  Even if you had something humorous to mention while hiking Myeongjisan (outside of Gapyeong), you wouldn’t have the audacity to let it be heard. Despite its outstanding and exciting beauty, this mountain is not for those simply looking for a nice view. You will be lulled into your leisurely pace until you […]

Wolmido Park (월미도 공원) in Incheon – A Serene and Calming Walk on a Summer’s Day

After an a day of bustling Chinatown, we decided to take it down a notch and head to Wolmido Park in Incheon. Wolmido was an actually an island that has been connected to Incheon and is now marketed as a leisure area of Incheon. Wolmido has multiple restaurants, an observatory, an amusement park, love motels […]

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

Seoraksan National Park. If you don’t visit here 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 […]