Spent a rainy day in Hampyeong for the 20th annual butterfly festival.
Finding something to do for Christmas in Seoul can be daunting. Especially if you put off making reservations for a dinner. I actually didn't end up doing any dinners this year. Instead a friend visited and it was their first time in Seoul so we went and saw the Seoul Christmas Festival, which started in [...]
Every year on the main road of Itaewon there's a global village festival. Restaurants from throughout the neighborhood set up booths so you can walk down the street and try food from all over the world. There's performances, cultural events, a parade, and an insane amount of people, more so then even usual, in Itaewon. [...]
This last weekend brought flower festivals to Seoul in multiple locations, one being at Jungnang-gu 중랑구 around the rose tunnel. The Rose tunnel is along Jungnangcheon stream and can be reached from subway line 7 station Meokgol (exits 7,6 or 5) or station Junghwa (exits 4 or 3). You don't have to go during the Rose [...]
After dinner we headed to Duryu baseball park to get a spot for the festival. The lantern festival is in celebration of Buddha's birthday, and kicks off the celebrations a bit early. (The date for Buddha's birthday changes depending on where you are, in Korea it's the 8th day of the 4th month of lunar [...]