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Rainbow Island Music & Camping
Rainbow Island Music & Camping

Nami Island transforms into a music and camping place. The Rainbow Island Music & Camping Festival is held in Nami Island. The festival will star a number of musicians of different genres, including several DJ crews. Visitors can enjoy the music while they camp outdoors on the island. The mission of Rainbow Island 2014 Music […]

Chuncheon International Mime Festival Focuses on the Body
Chuncheon International Mime Festival Focuses on the Body

The Chuncheon International Mime Festival presents a wide array of performances by hundreds of performing art teams from Korea and aborad. The Chuncheon International Mime Festival features a diverse genre of mime, music, dance, installation art, and short films. In addition, Chuncheon is easily accessible by public transportation and also offers easy access to other popular […]

Gangneung Danoje Festival in Harmony with Shamanism, Confucianism, Buddhism, and Taoism
Gangneung Danoje Festival in Harmony with Shamanism, Confucianism, Buddhism, and Taoism

Gangneung Danoje Festival was designated as Korean Intangible Culture Heritage No. 13 in 1967. Every year, Gangneung Danoje Festival had many tourists, expatriates and Korean nationals overcrowding the area. Why? This festival was designated as a “Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity” by UNESCO in 2005 and also an “Important Intangible Cultural Property […]

Korea’s Largest Coal Mine Dresses into Art Mine, Samtan Art Mine
Korea’s Largest Coal Mine Dresses into Art Mine, Samtan Art Mine

Samcheok Coal Mine was the largest privately run mine site, turns into Samtan Art Mine after being abandoned for ten years. You may have seen the scenery of Samtan Art Mine?in the Korean show, “Running Man,” or the movie “The Spy: Undercover Operation, 2013.” They have used this site for various T.V. shows, movies, dramas, […]

Taebaek Snow Festival: Mouth-dropping Sculptures
Taebaek Snow Festival: Mouth-dropping Sculptures

You are invited to a fantasy world of Taebaek’s Snow Festival Imagine sliding on ice, walking around huge snow sculptures with a cup of hot tea or coffee. It might actually feel like being part of a fantasy world of ice. The 21st Taebaek Snow Festival will be held near Mt.?Taebaek Provincial Park, Hwangji Pond […]

Spending a Day at Jarasum Singsing Winter Festival
Spending a Day at Jarasum Singsing Winter Festival

You can enjoy winter festivals out but near Seoul.   When it comes to winter events, you might think you should go to Gangwon-do. However, you can enjoy winter activities near Seoul. The 5th Jarasum Singsing Winter Festival will be held at Gapyeong from January 3, 2014 to January 26 for 24 days. In 2009, […]

Winter Fishing from Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival
Winter Fishing from Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival

Go fishing at one of seven world winter wonders.? What do you usually do during the winter season? It’s very cold so you might not want to go outside, sitting crouched indoors. Those who are very active and enjoy outdoor activities might be looking for something fun. Here’s the festival that could possibly warm you […]

Nakdong River Flows Through Korea
Nakdong River Flows Through Korea

Geumho River flows through the North Gyeonsang Province starting from the Nakdong river in Gangwon Province. The Nakdong River starts from Hwangji Pond. This pond is quite small but manages to have enough water for Nakdong River to carry it down into Geumho River. Geumho River just changed its name in Daegu, but actually if […]

Stay at a Hanok near a Wild Waterpark!
Stay at a Hanok near a Wild Waterpark!

    Looking for an amazing summer weekend in Korea? How about this: Staying at a modern, yet traditional Korean hanok with a bunch of friends, just 15 minutes away from the wild Ocean World waterpark at Vivaldi Park, located just a few hours east of Seoul.