South Korea has so much good food that it's hard to know where to start. To help, I've made this food guide.
Category: South Korea
Hiking in South Korea: Busan’s Geumjeongsan Mountain
For my final day in South Korea, I climbed Geumjeongsan Mountain, home to mountain fortress and stunning natural formations. It was well worth the effort.
Best Korean Street Food: 6 essential dishes
Korean street food is weird and wonderful. Here's my guide to the best Korean street food.
Haedong Yonggungsa Temple: Busan’s ocean temple
Haedong Yonggungsa Temple was serene until the gunfire started. The noise shocked me. What was happening at Busan's temple by the sea?
Hahoe Folk Village: Penises and Pagans
Hahoe Folk Village is what brought me all the way to Andong. But would it be worth it? There was a big surprise waiting right at the entrance.
Andong Folk Museum: One of Korea’s surprises
Andong is a dreary place, it felt like a ghost town. As the capital of Korean Confucianism, it was supposed to offer so much more. Had I made a huge mistake coming here?
Hiking in South Korea: Gyeongju’s Namsan Mountain
A genuine open air museum containing old artifacts on a mountain. This I had to see.
Bukchon Hanok Village: Tea with a stranger
Entering a stranger's house in Seoul for tea. What could go wrong?
Hiking in South Korea: Climbing Mt Bukhansan
South Korea is not known for its hiking. But it should be. Bukhansan National Park is right next to Seoul, and the views it offers are world-class.
Korean DMZ tour: Day in a war zone
Inside the Korean DMZ, the Cold War is still being fought. I decided to go and find out what it's like.