Why I won’t be going to the Yeosu Expo

The nice thing about being a travel blogger is the seemingly endless array of places to write about. Since I started, I've made it a point to visit a new place, event, festival, or something new every single...

Destination: Seonamsa (Suncheon, Jeollanam-do)

THE bus ride and walk are worth it. Located within Jogyesan Provincial Park, 선암사 (Seon-am-sa, or heavenly rock temple) offers Seung-seon-gyo (the bridge seen above) as one of the temple's National...

Destination: Hyangiram (Yeosu, Jeollanam-do)

Where life moves at the speed of turtles made of stone. Let’s start off by calling this place remote – from the nearest train station, it’s a 50-60 minute bus ride. Planning to...

Destination: Odongdo (Yeosu, Jeollanam-do)

It’s a hike – but it’s worth it. The Yeosu area may well be a very different place later this year, as the Yeosu EXPO finishes construction and gets underway in May 2012. As it...