A foggy evening at Haeundae Beach (해운대해수욕장)

South Korea has imposed social distancing across the country until 13th September 2020. Please avoid nonessential travel and check for local government updates before planning a trip. Stay at home now and travel later. We’ve had the wettest monsoon this summer. There were about 10 typhoons (of varying intensities) that wrecked havoc at vulnerable spots…

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Walking Along Qixingtan Pebbled Beach

The View from Hotel Bayview, Xincheng Township, Hualien We reached Hotel Bayview in the afternoon. It had been a long ride from Qingjing Farm to Qixingtan Beach in Hualien. The hotel staff were kind enough to allow us to check-in before time. We were hungry and hadn’t eaten lunch yet. But those views from the…

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Walking along Gwangchigi Beach

There’s something about small towns. I guess, the warmth of people appeals, even before, the place can grow on you. As we left the bustle of Jeju-si (north) to head towards Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak (east); the scenery, outside our window, quickly changed from towering grey monsters to flat brown plains — licked by salty waters. It took us…

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