If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light.

Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.

~ Cesare Pavese

Olympic Park pink muhly during autumn in seoul

Hi! I’m Shelley, the woman behind the words.

I’m a coffee loving, cubicle hating, toddler toting introvert, who quit the grind 10 years ago… to live life on my own terms.

Traveling & living around the world has changed my life in all the very best ways. And I hope the words and images here inspire you not just to dream, but to actually set forth on an adventure of your very own.

On my blog, you’ll find destination guides, down to earth travel advice, and way too honest info about the 61 countries I’ve visited independently so far. Follow along, comment and ask me all your burning travel-related questions. Let’s connect!

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One does not discover new lands

without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

~ Andre Gide

Spring in South Korea

Spanning the months of March, April, and May, spring is one of Korea’s most beautiful seasons. Spring is one of Korea’s travel peaks, as people come from all over the world to enjoy the comfortable climate, and chase cherry blossoms around the country.

What to do in Korea in Spring

From brilliant glowing lanterns to flower filled events, spring in South Korea is packed with amazing festivals. It’s the ideal time to explore outdoors, with beautiful nature in full bloom everywhere. The annual Lotus Lantern Parade is a can’t miss spectacle with thousands of lanterns lighting up Seoul’s night sky.

Best Spring Day Tours in Korea for 2024

When plum blossoms in Gwangyang Maehwa Village and Sansuyu in Gurye burst into bloom in mid-March, cherry blossoms, azalea, and other spring flowers are not far behind. Like cherry blossom season, the dates for most of these spring tours is incredibly limited.

sansuyu in gurye

Vibrant sansuyu is one of the first spring flowers to bloom in Korea.

Taking place for a few weeks each year, these day tours make it easy to get to some of the more challenging hotspots in rural areas around the country – saving you precious time on your travels.

cherry blossoms in seoul | gyeongbokgung palace

Cherry blossom hunting is a national spring obsesssion.