Garden of Morning Calm Lighting Festival 2017

Gapyeong, South Korea — Winter sports and snow aren't the only things we look forward to during the freezing season. Few recreational spots hold a lighting festival annually attracting both locals and tourists. One of which is the lighting festival at the Garden of Morning Calm (아침고요수목원), recorded as the biggest in Korea. It's located… Continue reading Garden of Morning Calm Lighting Festival 2017

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Lotus Lantern Festival 2016

Namyangju, South Korea — May is filled with exciting holidays and festivals in Korea. To name some: Canola and Rose Festivals, Children's Day, Parents' Day, Rose Day and Teachers' Day. Out of those several special occasions, we were able to visit Bongseonsa Temple (봉선사) for a religious festival. It was a good timing that our… Continue reading Lotus Lantern Festival 2016


Korean Folk Village

Yongin, South Korea — Ever wonder what Korea and Koreans' typical lifestyle were like in the old days? Way before cellphones and internet were invented, they enjoyed the outdoors and established numerous customs and traditions. Korean Folk Village (한국민속촌) depicts how simple the life of Koreans was in the past. It is also the filming location of few… Continue reading Korean Folk Village