[Korea Travel] Refreshing Cheongok Cave in Donghae

Donghae is one of the most popular coastal cities in South Korea. It is located in the southeastern part of Gangwon province, known for its beautiful sceneries and delicious food. Donghae is not an exception. It is popular among both, locals and tourists and is mostly known for its beautiful beaches and camping sites, therefore, our last visit was not even close to that.

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[Korea Travel] Anmok Coffee Street and Gangneung’s Signature Bread

Did you think that Gangneung is only popular for its’ beaches and beautiful scenery? Well, let me prove you wrong since one more thing it is well known for is something I am even more excited than I am excited about the beach! Can you guess what it is? Yes, it’s coffee!

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[Korea Travel] Jeongdongjin Beach and What to Do There

Jeongdongjin Beach is a beautiful, sandy beach in South Gangneung, Gangwon Province and even though it is not as popular as Gyeongpo – the main beach of the city, it is just as beautiful and personally, I think there are even more things to do and see at Jeongdongjin. Plus, you can escape the main crowd too! So, without further ado, let’s get into it!

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[Korea Travel] Picnic Cafe & Relaxing at the Yeongjin Beach

In recent years I have noticed the growing interest in picnic cafes all around Korea and really wanted to check it out for myself. Even though there are many picnic-like cafes in Seoul already, I thought that doing it at the beach would be much more interesting and unusual, so as we visited Gangneung earlier this month, I could not resist myself and took Gyu to the “Essay Cafe” next to the Yeongjn beach, which is mainly known for being a shooting location for hit Korean drama “Goblin”.

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[Korea Travel] What Can You See at the Gyeongpo Aquarium

All the way from Seoul, to different provinces and even Jeju Island, South Korea has quite a few gorgeous aquariums, that would literally trigger anyone’s curiosity about the underwater world. It does not matter if you are a fan of “The Little Mermaid” or “Jaws”, I feel like anyone would be equality fascinated to explore any of the aquariums South Korea has on its’ list of the paces to go. Up until now, I have had only visited aquariums located in Seoul, so when I heard that there is an aquarium in Gangneung too, I decided to give it a shot during my latest visit to this gorgeous coastal city.

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[Unexplored Korea] Top 5 Things To Do In Cherwon (not DMZ)

Cherwon is a city in Gangwon province, located 83 kilometers away from Seoul and extending all the way to the most mysterious place in the Korean peninsula – the one and only DMZ! Even though it is still not as popular as other cities around the demilitarized zone, such as Paju or Ganghwa Island, it is definitely becoming more and more popular, especially after the Peace Train Festival, which was held in the area last month.

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[Korea Travel] Animation Museum & Robot Studio in Chuncheon

Ever since I was a young kid, I loved animation. I get up with Disney cartoons and when I became a teenager, I also fell in love with Japanese animation, more commonly known as Anime, which led to the growth of my interest in Asia, resulting into me coming to Korea over 10 years later. When I first heard that there is an Animation Museum in Chuncheon, I was super excited to go there! Finally, we gave it a visit just a few weeks ago.

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[Korea Travel] Myeongdong Street You Have Not Heard About

What comes to your mind when you hear “Myeongdong Street” in Korea? Let me guess – you immediately think about the most popular tourist destination in central Seoul, where every single traveler comes for shopping, street food, and Korean beauty products. Did I get it right? Well, what if I told you that there is another Myeongdong Street in Korea and I would choose it over the one in Seoul anytime. Reason? Almighty Dalkgalbi (kor. 닭갈비).

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[Festivals in Korea] Chuncheon Inrnational Mime Festival 2019!

We finally made it! We visited Chuncheon International Mime festival this year and totally loved it! I have been wanting to visit this festival since I first came to Korea and finally we have made time to visit it in 2019. As you might have already guessed from the title, Korea’s mime festival is traditionally being held in Chuncheon – a lovely town about 2 hours away from Seoul.

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[Korea Travel] Sokcho Chilsung Town – a Shipyard transformed into a cultural space

Sokcho city in Gangwon province, South Korea has been always known as a city of beautiful beaches, fishery, and shipbuilding. For a long time, it was just a regular town with no tourists to be seen around, but with the recent rise of cruise business as well as the growing popularity of Gangwon province itself, Sokcho has been receiving a significant amount of native and foreign visitors.

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