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Korea’s Cherry Blossoms and 2014 Spring Flower Festivals

, Posted by Matt in ALL DESTINATIONS, Best of DK, Chungcheong, Festivals & Holidays, Gyeonggi, Gyeongsang, Jeju, Jeolla, Nature, Seoul, 10 Comments

Korea’s Cherry Blossoms and 2014 Spring Flower Festivals


Spring is almost here! …and that means it’s time for our guide to seeing Korea’s Cherry Blossoms and 2014 Spring Flower Festivals!

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When to See Autumn Leaves in Korea

, Posted by Matt in ALL DESTINATIONS, Chungcheong, Gangwon, Gyeonggi, Gyeongsang, Jeju, Jeolla, Nature, Seoul, 0 Comments

When to See Autumn Leaves in Korea


Autumn in Korea means spectacular colorful leaves all across the peninsula. For the best fall foliage, I’ve got maps and timetables to help you decide where and when to go!

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Korea’s Spring Flower Festivals in 2013!

, Posted by Matt in ALL DESTINATIONS, Chungcheong, Festivals & Holidays, Gyeonggi, Gyeongsang, Jeju, Jeolla, Nature, Seoul, 0 Comments

Korea’s Spring Flower Festivals in 2013!


It’s time to announce Korea’s spring flower festivals in 2013! For just a few weeks, don’t miss Korea’s beautiful dogwood, apricot and cherry blossoms!

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Spring Flower Festivals in Korea for 2011

, Posted by Matt in ALL DESTINATIONS, Chungcheong, Festivals & Holidays, Gyeonggi, Gyeongsang, Jeju, Jeolla, Nature, Seoul, 2 Comments

Spring Flower Festivals in Korea for 2011


The spring flower festivals in Korea are about to get underway! For just a few weeks, don’t miss Korea’s beautiful dogwoods, apricots and cherry trees!

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The Saseongam Four Sages Hermitage

, Posted by Matt in ALL DESTINATIONS, Buddhist Temples, Historic Korea, Jeolla, Nature, 4 Comments

The Saseongam Four Sages Hermitage


The Saseongam Four Sages Hermitage is a small Buddhist temple set dramatically into a wall of exposed granite on Korea’s sacred Jirisan mountain.

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Spring Flower Festivals in Korea 2010

, Posted by Matt in ALL DESTINATIONS, Chungcheong, Festivals & Holidays, Gyeongsang, Jeju, Jeolla, Nature, Seoul, 37 Comments

Spring Flower Festivals in Korea 2010


After what felt like a very long winter, spring has finally sprung! What follows are the best spring flower festivals in Korea 2010!

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Nagan Fortress Folk Village in Korea

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Nagan Fortress Folk Village in Korea


Korea’s Nagan Fortress Folk Village is notable for the 1,400-meter-long wall that was built in the late 14th century to ward against foreign invasions.

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Winter Festivals in Korea

, Posted by Matt in Festivals & Holidays, Gangwon, Gyeongsang, Jeju, Jeolla, Seoul, 3 Comments

Winter Festivals in Korea


Embrace the chill and head on out to one of the many winter festivals in Korea that take place at this time of year!

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Songgwangsa Temple is Korea’s Buddhist Jewel

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Songgwangsa Temple is Korea’s Buddhist Jewel


Located deep in South Jeolla Province, Songgwangsa temple is one of Korean Buddhism’s “Three Jewels,” or most important temples.

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Autumn Festivals in Korea

, Posted by Matt in ALL DESTINATIONS, Art & Culture, Chungcheong, Festivals & Holidays, Gangwon, Gyeonggi, Gyeongsang, Jeolla, Nature, 4 Comments

Autumn Festivals in Korea


Summer may be peak festival season in Korea, but autumn is the best time of year, when the temps fall, the leaves turn and the crowds are a little less crazy.

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