Around Jeju Island by Bike in 90 Seconds

In the summer of 2013, we went around Jeju Island by bike for 2 weeks with our 10-year-old son. It was windy, hot and absolutely fantastic. Jeju Island is a part of South Korea and is an undiscovered gem for cycle touring, especially if you have kids – there is a network of quality bike-paths circumnavigating the entire island as …

A Traditional Korean Tea House near Songnisan Mountain

Traditional Korean Tea House A beautiful way to experience Korean culture is by visiting a traditional Korean tea house.   There are many great tea houses tucked away in the alleyways and backstreets near Insadong.  But to experience a traditional Korean tea house in the middle of the countryside in a gorgeous old hanok, (a traditional Korean house) takes the experience …

5 of Jeju Island’s Best Cafés

Jeju is South Korea’s holiday mecca, and sells itself as a place where you can slow down and enjoy the good things in life – nature, clean air, ocean, fresh fruit, restaurants, coffee…. As a result, Jeju has a plethora of unusual and intriguing cafes. Here are some of our favorites – we consider them among Jeju Island’s best cafés. …

Butoh Dancer Performs at Udo Island Temple

Our visit to Udo, or Cow Island off Jeju Island was totally unplanned and spontaneous. We had travelled almost 1.5 weeks around Jeju Island, South Korea by bicycle with our son. Suddenly rain struck, so we were stuck in Seongsan-ri for the next day. We tried to research things to do, and remembered the Jeju Island tour guide’s advice to …

Jeju: A Bicycle Adventure in South Korea – Official Trailer

  “Stunning photography and insight into the Island of Jeju…it’s people and it’s nature are beautiful, this is a must see.” Kathryn Shakespeare, Director, “Killed to Order” Directed by Jarrod Hall and Emma Hall Produced by Emma Hall Photography, Editing and Sound by Jarrod Hall Music by Dion Hall and Kevin MacLeod- incompetech.com Translation by Migyoung Kim/김미경 and Sebastian Hall …

Photography of Jeju Island in Summer

For the past several years we’ve spent our summers traveling by bicycle around Jeju Island with our young son. Jeju Island in summer is hot, humid and windy.  It also has blue skies, beautiful beaches, forests and interesting cafes and museums. Jeju Island is located about 80km from the mainland and is a volcanic island. For the past few decades …