Try Local Food Specialties in Gangwon Province

Try Local Food Specialties in Gangwon Province

Although South Korea is a relatively tiny country, each region has its own distinct cuisine inspired by geography and historical trade relationships.  Traditional cuisine in Gangwon is surprisingly familiar…

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Have a Day of Solitude on Muui Island

Have a Day of Solitude on Muui Island

Beaches in Korea are often packed in the hot summer months. Go on a chilly day in November, however, and the sun beams for you alone. Muui Island (무의도 "Mu-ee-do") is just across the bay from Incheon airport but immune to Seoul's urban vibe.  This tiny rustic island is a terrific place to escape for a day of rest or exercise, with the most incredible sunset view in all of Korea. 

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