Mystical Jeju : Alive Museum (박물관은 살아있다)

After an education morning learning about the history and checking out the beautiful Jeongbang Falls (정방폭포), we proceed to Alive Museum (박물관은 살아있다) of Jeju-do (제주도). I must admit that Alive Museum (박물관은 살아있다) was not in our plan original and we were recommended by our lovely and friendly host  cum guide to check this place out as… More Mystical Jeju : Alive Museum (박물관은 살아있다)

Mystical Jeju : Morning @ Seobok Exhibition Hall (서복전시관) & Jeongbang Falls (정방폭포)

It is already Day 7 in South Korea… wow! How time flies…. We started the day with a quick stop at Seobok Exhibition Hall (서복전시관). As the history goes, Seobok Exhibition Hall (서복전시관) commemorates Seobok who sailed from China back in the Qin dynasty in his quest to search for the plant of eternal youth. Seobok landed… More Mystical Jeju : Morning @ Seobok Exhibition Hall (서복전시관) & Jeongbang Falls (정방폭포)

Mystical Jeju : Seongeup Folk Village (성읍민속마을)

From Abu Oreum (아부오름), we head off to our final stop for the day…. Seongeup Folk Village (성읍민속마을). Seongeup Folk Village (성읍민속마을) is located at the foot of Halla Mountain on  Jeju-do (제주도). It is a life museum in a small town filled with culture of  Jeju-do (제주도). Seongeup Folk Village (성읍민속마을) is a cultural folk village that comprises… More Mystical Jeju : Seongeup Folk Village (성읍민속마을)

Mystical Jeju : Checking out Jeju World Natural Heritage Center (제주 세계자연유산센터) & Abu Oreum (아부오름)

Continuing after our exploration of Jeju Stone Park (제주돌문화공원) and getting our stomach filled up with Kalguksu (칼국수), we head off for our next adventure. Our original plan was to check out Sangumburi Crater (산굼부리), Natural Monument No.263 (Designated on June 18, 1979). Our local guide was sharing with us that this is a tourist spot where we had to… More Mystical Jeju : Checking out Jeju World Natural Heritage Center (제주 세계자연유산센터) & Abu Oreum (아부오름)

Mystical Jeju : Jeju Stone Park (제주돌문화공원)

Ending our memorable morning @ Eco Land Theme Park (에코랜드테마파크), our next destination would be Jeju Stone Park (제주돌문화공원). My first trip to Jeju-do (제주도) several years ago, because it was early winter evening when we arrive at Jeju Stone Park (제주돌문화공원), it was already closed. Therefore, we missed the opportunity to explore this mystical place.… More Mystical Jeju : Jeju Stone Park (제주돌문화공원)

Mystical Jeju : Eco Land Theme Park (에코랜드테마파크)

Day 6 – We headed off to Eco Land Theme Park (에코랜드테마파크) for our 1st stop of the day on Jeju-do (제주도). Our friendly host for our Airbnb Accommodation is also our driver cum Tour Guide (yes we hired him to be our guide and driver for the entire trip in Jeju since he is also a… More Mystical Jeju : Eco Land Theme Park (에코랜드테마파크)

Mystical Jeju : Seogwipo Rural Five-Day Market (서귀포시 향토 오일장)

We finally completed our Busan (부산) Travel. Day 5 started with a relaxing morning, having breakfast in the Hotel. We head over to Busan Domestic Airport for our afternoon flight to Jeju-do (제주도), the next part of our Travel South Korea Summer Holiday via Jeju Air. Jeju-do (제주도) is one of the largest island in Korea.… More Mystical Jeju : Seogwipo Rural Five-Day Market (서귀포시 향토 오일장)

Busan Travel : Exploration to Taejongdae Resort Park (태종대 유원지)

Day 4 in Busan (부산) started with our Expedition to Taejongdae Resort Park (태종대 유원지). One is able to take the Bus 88 / 101 from Busan Station (부산역) to Taejongdae Resort Park (태종대 유원지) by getting off at Taejongdae Cliff Bus Stop. We however took the cab from Busan Station (부산역) to save time. The almost… More Busan Travel : Exploration to Taejongdae Resort Park (태종대 유원지)

Busan Travel : The walk around Gukje Market (남포동 국제시장)

Just about 15 minutes walk from 40-step Culture & Tourism Theme Street (40계단 문화관광테마거리), our afternoon exploration continue towards Gukje Market (남포동 국제시장). From the Korean War, refugees who fled to Busan (부산) set up stalls to make living. And this is how Gukje Market (남포동 국제시장) is started. Gukje means ‘International’ in Korean. Gukje Market (남포동 국제시장)… More Busan Travel : The walk around Gukje Market (남포동 국제시장)