Travel & Adventure

My travel experiences in and outside of Korea

A TASTE OF LIFE IN A TEMPLE – BEOPJUSA TEMPLESTAY

Beopjusa Temple

Templestay is a cultural program that gives you a chance to experience the traditions and culture of Korean Buddhism. It is a unique opportunity to stay for two or three days in an ancient temple and emulate a Buddhist practitioner’s life. It is open to everyone despite their religious background who wants a taste of temple-life. Korean temples are infused …

JEJU LOVELAND SCULPTURE PARK (제주러브랜드)

Jeju Loveland

South Korea is a highly conservative country; however, a visit to Jeju’s sex-themed park, “Loveland,” will change how you perceive this country. Sitting on approximately 39,000 square meters, the park features 140 sex-themed installations, two museums, a cafe, and an art shop. The structures depict different sexual subjects from cultural, to older women to animals.  Background During the 1970 and …

Day Trip to Gyejoksan Red Clay Trail in Daejeon (계족산 황톳길)

GYEJOKSAN RED CLAY TRAIL (계족산 황톳길)

Walking barefoot might be something you only do in the comfort of your home but not the 1,500 hikers who visit the Gyejoksan Red Clay trail every year. Located in the outskirts of Daejeon, the 14.5 km foot trail around Gyejoksan mountain is a popular attraction not only to the locals but also tourists. This eco-healing trail (Hwantotgil) was established …

#chasingwaterfalls – Dao, Inambakan and Kabungotan falls, Cebu Philipines

A few weeks ago, I shared about my visit to Kawasan and Caimbais waterfalls. If you missed it, you can access it here. I visited five waterfalls within easy reach from Moalboal during my 4-day stay Cebu. We visited these waterfalls in one day starting from the furthest Dao falls to Inambakan, and finally, Kabungotan falls as we headed back …