After about 4 failed attempts to make it to the Botanic Park I finally made it, only to belatedly learn I barely scratched the surface.
Herb Island is a lot of different things all mixed together with the sweet smell of herbs wafting through the air.
An art valley inside a former granite quarry in Pocheon.
A giant replica of the world's largest tug of rope is mind boggling. Also cats.
There is too much to do at the Expo park. Three hours is not enough. So many beautiful plants, education and cultural activities and a stunning aquarium.
See pineapples in real life? Yes please. Add in soft serve pineapple ice cream and I'm very happy.
A park that hosts an annual cherry blossom festival. I went before nearly a month before the festival, saw many cats and enjoyed other flowers in bloom.
Suggestion: Go early and maybe start in the gardens which open an hour before the palace. Also expect a lot of exercise. This place is immense.
Nothing gives off Autumn vibes like tall silver grass you can get lost in. The short cotton candy red and purple muhly grass is also stunning.
Light hiking with art hidden is a bit like a fun scavenger hunt.