[Travelling in Korea] Museum of Books and Printing in Chuncheon

Last weekend I had a chance to visit Chuncheon’s Museum of Books and Printing, located on the west side of the city, not too far from the Gimyujeong station. This futuristic building is located near the famous Kim Yujeong village, which I have introduced to you back in October. Even though the museum and the village are not directly related, you could still witness some of the most iconic works of this author in the museum as well.

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[Korea Travel] Visiting the Chrysanthemum Festival at Jukseoru Pavillion, Samcheok

This autumn I finally had a chance to visit the famous Jukseoru Pavillion in Samcheok and I happened to come there at the best time I could have ever imagined. There is a Chrysanthemum festival happening at the Jukseoru Pavillion this November and if you happen to be in Samcheok, you should not miss it as well.

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[Travel Korea] Spending a day in the autumn paradise at the Nami Island

In recent years, the growing popularity of Nami Island has made it one of, if not the most popular travel destination outside of Seoul. It was opened back in 1965 but gained the most of its’ popularity after an iconic Korean drama “Sinter Sonata” (2002), therefore the growth of its popularity on social media did not start to just a few years ago. With the help of YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and other social media platforms, Nami island has become a hot place for tourists, as opposed to it being a quiet date location in the past.

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[Travel Korea] Kim You Jeong Literature Village in Chuncheon

“My hometown is up in the mountains of Gangwon province. Walk along the ridge for a few miles you will reach a small village. It’s a cozy place encircled by giant hills, thus resembling a deep-sunken rice cake steamer. This is why people call it “Sile” which in Gangwon dialect means “rich cake steamer”
Kim You Jeong

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[Travel Korea] Ocean World

Korea is known for its amazing amusement parks, some of them being water-related. Ocean World Water Amusement Park, located in Gangwon Province’s Vivaldi Park Resort, right next to the Palbongsan mountain is one of the most popular water parks in South Korea.

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[Korea Travel] Nostalgia of the Daegaya People in Chuncheon National Museum

Chuncheon National Museum (국립춘천박물관) was open in Chuncheon, Gangwon province on October 30, 2002. It is an open space to learn and experience the culture and history of Gangwon province, which is often being forgotten in the shadow of big, touristy cities, such as Seoul of Busan.

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[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] 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] 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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