Visiting Korea in April | Weather, Best Festivals + Packing List [UPDATED 2023]
Here's the lowdown on what to expect in South Korea in April.
Here's the lowdown on what to expect in South Korea in April.
If there's one thing you do in Seoul - let it be renting a hanbok and wandering a Joseon Dynasty Palace.
Gyeongbokgung Palace at night is incredibly special.
Here's the lowdown on what's happening in South Korea in March.
Everything you need to know about cherry blossoms in Korea.
Korea in Spring? Cherry blossoms, great weather and epic festivals await you.
Here's the lowdown on what's happening in Korea in February.
Seollal is an important traditional holiday in Korea.
Sure, Seollal is a national holiday, but there's still plenty to do!
Don't hibernate till the cherry blossoms bloom! Venture forth bravely into Korean winter!
Here's the lowdown on what's happening in Korea in January.
Vivaldi Park Snowy Land is the winter wonderland of your dreams.
From fireworks to sunrises, here's how to celebrate the dawn of a New Year in Seoul.
Do Koreans celebrate Christmas? In short, yes. Aaaaand no.
Christmas in Seoul? Here's how to celebrate!
Here's the lowdown on what to expect in Korea in December.
The Garden of Morning Calm Lighting Festival is the holiday festival you NEED to see.
Here's the scoop on what to expect in Korea in November.
Ready to get spooked for Halloween in Korea?
Autumn in Korea is a stunner! Here's where to go
Here's the lowdown on what's happening in Korea in October.
Here's the lowdown on what's happening in Korea in September.
Autumn in Seoul is epically beautiful.
Chuseok is one of the best times to stay in Seoul. Here's 9 ideas for what to do if you're sticking around the blissfully empty city.
Here's the lowdown on what's happening in Korea in August.
Wondering what to do this summer in Korea? I got you covered.
Here's the lowdown on what's happening in Korea in July.
Can't decide where to stay in Myeongdong? Let me help you choose!
Here's the lowdown on what's happening in Korea in June.
The Gangchon Rail Bike is a must-do activity. I've done it twice!
Seoul at night is a pulsing, breathing, living thing of beauty full of sparkly lights, noisy restaurants and crowds of people.
Buddhist or not, this is one of Seoul's best festivals.
Get the lowdown on what's happening in Korea in May.
The Banpo Bridge Rainbow Fountain is the world's longest bridge fountain.
It's possible to see cherry blossoms in Seoul without the crowds. Here's where.
Confused about where to stay in Seoul? This guide will help.
There's more to Jeongdongjin Beach than just a crazy cruise ship perched atop a cliff.
Starfield Coex Mall is so much more than shopping!
A visit to Lotte World Aquarium in Seoul is the perfect rainy day activity.
Here’s the lowdown on 7 different ski resorts near Seoul to help you plan the perfect winter adventure.
Need a photo that will always remind you of Seoul - head to Seoulism Cafe
Hyangiram Hermitage is one of the most unique and inspiring Buddhist temples in Korea.
Come autumn, pink muhly is a national obsession in Korea.
Days are hot and the sun is strong. Here are 17 spectacular beaches in Korea to beat the summer heat.
These 5 beaches near Seoul are the perfect respite from the heat and humidity of a Korean summer.
For an absolutely unforgettable cultural experience in Korea, head to a jjimjilbang! Never mind the public nudity.
The cherry blossoms at Yangjaecheon Stream are some of the best in Seoul!
The Seokchon Lake Cherry Blossom Festival has over 1000 stunning trees to admire and photograph.
The Gapyeong City Tour Bus is the best way to travel independently between Nami Island, the Garden of Morning Calm and Petite France.
Changdeokgung Palace and the Secret Garden are most breathtaking in autumn.
Maemiseong is a medieval style castle that was built by a single man. Check out the magnificent views and be sure to take some fantastic pics.
With gorgeous water and incredible sand, Hamdeok Beach might convince you that Jeju actually IS the Hawaii of Korea.
From cherry blossoms to incredible autumn foliage, Seokchon Lake Park is stunning in every season.
Coffee by the sea? Anmok Beach is the place to go.
Eating ALL THE FOOD is one of the best parts of visiting Korea.
Gyeongpo Beach is a quiet, peaceful golden sanded 4km beach, facing the massive Pacific Ocean, just 2.5 hours away from Seoul. You'll wonder why you didn't go sooner.
Need to get from Incheon Airport to Myeongdong? Here's how.
Selfies with sheep?? Sign me up! At Daegwallyeong Sheep Farm, you can spend the day with these little balls of fluff, while enjoying the gorgeous landscapes of Gangwon-do.
The Starfield Library was a sensation from the moment it opened. Bring your camera!
A Seoul summer is a sticky, sweaty force to be reckoned with. Here's how Seoulites survive the worst 2 weather months of the year.
Seoul Sky Observatory should be on everyone's must see list.
Quality facials, private rooms and a silent spa environment at an affordable price in Seoul.
The Korean ajumma is a force to be reckoned with. Find out why in this tongue in cheek look at one of Korea's most enduring cultural icons.
The little town of Drumheller is perfect for kids. It has dinosaurs, fossils, extraordinary geography and a long coal-mining history and more for them to explore.
Abandoned places in Korea can be super scary, retro cool, or simply fantastic.
Banpo Hangang Park is one of Seoul's most popular and enduring local attractions.
The area around Seoul's Jamsil Saenae station isn't just a wasteland of intestine barbecue restaurants, chain cafes, hofs, and claw arcades.
All I want for Christmas is a high quality set of noise-cancelling headphones.
It isn't cheap, but if you're looking for a steak you can bank on in Seoul, Cheongdam's Vault is a sure bet.
From its lofty perch atop Namsan Mountain, the N Seoul Tower offers breathtaking panoramic views of the city, love locks, a teddy bear museum and so much more.
The centuries old trompe d'oeil technique used at the Trickeye Museum in Seoul has been updated with something super futuristic - augmented reality!
Le Tatin offers a rare thing in Seoul - affordable savoury crepes. Even better? These ones are Français-friend tested and approved!
Dog, cat, raccoon, meerkat, book, board game, wedding dress, and even poop. Yup! Seoul is full of weird cafes. Visit Peach Gray Cafe for painting and pancakes.
Seoraksan is one of the country's most beloved fall foliage spots.
So our first long-haul flight with baby has come and gone, and we’re still alive to tell the tale.
The Bridge of Dreams in Suncheon Bay is made up of the hopes and wishes of children around the world.
Will Edward Kwon-helmed Lab XXIV appear in Seoul's inaugural edition of the Michelin Guide in 2017? I think so!
Wriggling sannakji makes for one daring dinnertime.
Extra desserts AND a discount for a meal at Pierre Gagnaire à Séoul. Sign me up!
At America's Roll and Sushi, I felt like I'd teleported back to Toronto's Bloor Street for a nostalgic meal.
The first of our Take 6 Trips in Korea destinations for 2015 in pictures.
A meal at Jungsik - the first Korean restaurant to appear on San Pellegrino's prestigious 50 Best Restaurants in Asia list, EVER.
Our time by the beach was up. Next stop: the Seorak Mountains.
A "Mediterranean" feeling break on Korea's East Sea.
This fairy tale display of 21,000 flickering roses is only on display at Seoul's DDP until November 30th.
I couldn't decide if the giant rubber duck floating atop Seokchon Lake, or mass of selfie sticks, was more photo-worthy.
Wanna be a wall-climbing ninja, shoot yourself out of a cannon, or spar with a kangaroo? Well, it's all possible at the Alive Museum in Seoul.
Experiencing a traditional slice of Korean life at Hyojongdang hanok, over Chuseok.
All of Seoul's trendiest restaurants and cafes under one roof
Hyangnobong Peak was one of the longest and most challenging 2 kilometre hikes I've ever done.
Five fantastic places to visit in South Korea (that aren't Seoul, Busan or the Demilitarized Zone).
Need to get certified for yellow fever in Korea? Here's how to do it in Seoul.