Category: South Korea

Travel Guide: Busan

Nestled between the misty mountain ranges and the newly renovated beaches is South Korea’s second largest city, one which boasts everything one would expect from a global cultural centre. Busan proudly displays both its extraordinary natural beauty as well as the resources it provides, with a bounty of each and every fish and crustacean on…

By TravellingWelshman August 26, 2019 0

Travel Guide: Gyeongju

I have been fortunate enough to visit several cities and regions of the very much underestimated nation of South Korea. Cities with enough relics and attractions to keep travellers of varying interests entertained for the duration of their trip. None of which compare to the unbelievable breadth of history and culture that survives in the…

By TravellingWelshman August 12, 2019 0

Jeju Island

The states have Hawaii, South Korea has Jeju. This island is highly rated amongst both locals and visitors alike as an island paradise. I heard many good things and received several promises. Promises that this was the best place in all of Korea I could hope to visit. My expectations were high, but as history…

By TravellingWelshman July 26, 2019 0

Busan (Again)

For an extensive guide on Busan’s attractions, accommodation, cuisine and travel info, check the guide here!   To visit anywhere once is a privilege, to visit there twice is a blessing. I last visited Busan almost 6 months ago, and since then I declared its once of the best places I have ever visited, a…

By TravellingWelshman July 5, 2019 0

Gyeongju

For an extensive guide on Gyeongju’s attractions, accommodation and travel info, check the guide here!   Welcome ladies and gentlemen to the birthplace of Korea as we know it today: Gyeongju. This is the home of the ancient capital, the roots from which Korea has grown into the blossoming flower which it is today. Though…

By TravellingWelshman June 17, 2019 0

Daegu

As my time in China is starting to draw to a close, its the right time to start thinking contemplating my next step. Naturally the geography would dictate I should keep travelling as far East as I can, which would lead me to the highly anticipated nation of Japan. Lest we forget that between these…

By TravellingWelshman June 10, 2019 2

Busan

Here’s what I got up to during my 2-days in Busan For an extensive guide on Busan’s attractions, accommodation and travel info, check the guide here!   For most, Seoul is the only city that’s known in the nation of South Korea, with many more concerned with the near-by border. Many tend to forget about…

By TravellingWelshman December 14, 2018 0

The DMZ (Demilitarized Zone), Korea

Backpacking follows a predictable set of events; first follow the well-beaten tracks, before seeking a unique adventure not many get to see. The DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) marks the fragile divide between the borders of both Korean countries. The heavily guarded separation between the two keeps the fragile illusion of peace while on the edge of…

By TravellingWelshman March 21, 2018 1

Seoul

Seoul; the capital of South Korea, kimchee and K-pop. This city has lived up to its big name as a booming 24-7 city nestled beside the madness of its eccentric neighbour. Vibes of historical Chinese influence with waves of modern Japanese technology, this city stands out as a major Asian capital.   The city is…

By TravellingWelshman March 17, 2018 0