3 Hours in Sokcho

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Trazy’s Digital Detox Challenge

Earlier this year, we signed up with local tour specialists, Trazy, for the travel blogger sponsorship program. The brainchild of Jahyun and Kristine, Trazy works on the idea: ‘Travel + Crazy’ (equals Trazy). We know how hard it is to find English tours that are off the beaten path here and that’s why Trazy appealed to us. Occasionally, Trazy invites…

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2 Days in Chuncheon

On most prominent public holidays, Seoul resembles a zombie town. I’d only heard about it and never experienced it until Lunar New Year last month. For starters, getting out of Seoul becomes a nightmare. If you have a car, it’s best to leave in the wee hours (around 2 AM) of the morning. For the rest of us…

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Hiking Taebaeksan in Winter

In January, Gangwan-do province is a hub for snow festivals, skiing, and ice fishing. Taebaeksan National Park hosts an annual Snow Festival, in the second week of January, when temperatures dip to an all-time low. Taebaeksan is also popular for its sunrise view hike. I generally avoid festivals and tourism events. But, I felt the need to escape Seoul, city life, and…

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The Road to Nowhere

I’ve always struggled with ‘faith’. The battle to believe in the heavens is as hard as the one to believe in myself. From believer to cycnic, my thoughts and beliefs often oscillate between blind hope and indifference. And yet, Christmas has always been special for me. It symbolised new beginnings, family, and a reason to be happy. Unlike…

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