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Five Fun Spring Activities To Do In Seoul 

Posted on Tue, Mar 20, 2018 @ 05:54 PM

Spring is my absolute favorite season in Korea. What is there not to love about the sweet smell of cherry blossoms and the return of warm weather!   It is during this time that Korea, comes alive and people are able to enjoy festivals like Tulips in Taean, Cherry Blossoms in Yeouido and strawberries in Nonsan. While these are all great festivals I highly recommend attending during your time teaching in Korea, as a current Seoul resident I wanted to provide you with my five favorite Spring activities in Korea's capital city. 

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Tags: Namsan Mountain, Olympic Park, Spring, Seokchon Lake, Spring Time, hiking in seoul, Biking in Seoul, teaching in seoul, things to do in seoul, seoul daytrip

Mt. Achasan: A Mountain with Rich Korean History

Posted on Tue, Jun 09, 2015 @ 05:00 PM

Hiking is a sport and outdoor activity that you will probably encounter while living and teaching English in Korea. Coming from South Africa myself, I am accustomed to being outdoors in nature, especially in the summer when the weather is good. I was actually surprised at how huge hiking was in Korea and I was even further surprised by the vast number of trails the country has to offer. Even Koreans themselves are huge into hiking and they are well-equipped and suited both for general and extreme hiking. For example, even the elderly flock in groups to the mountainside, and so it comes as no surprise that Korea is near the top with the highest average life-expectancy in the world, with the elderly averaging 82 years of age nationwide.
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Tags: hiking in korea, hiking in seoul

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