Our 5 Worst Hotel Experiences in South Korea

Korean accommodation can be great; it’s often quirky, unusual, fun and can be insanely good value for money. For the unsuspecting foreign visitor it can also be… interesting. Korean hotels come in many different varieties and prices from a moldy $15 per night shipping container style room with no bed, to a $400+ per night luxury resort with pool and …

Gone Cycling

My Dahon takes a break in the countryside south of Daejeon last summer. I have to apologize for things being a bit quiet on this blog lately. It’s been hectic here at Korean Rooftop HQ – we’ve been preparing an eBook about travelling by bicycle on Jeju Island; we attended the South Korean premiere of our film Jeju: A Bicycle …

Asian Premiere of “Jeju: A Bicycle Adventure” at the Korean Indie & Expat Film Festival

Jo Sungwon is a poet who left a high-pressure career behind in Seoul for a quiet and simple life on Jeju Island. He features in “Jeju: A Bicycle Adventure” and is one of the many creative and free-spirited people we interviewed for the film. We’re excited to announce that our film Jeju: A Bicycle Adventure will be showing as part …

Beautiful Routes for Cycling around Jeju Island

Cycling around Jeju Island is really popular here in South Korea, and it’s a great way to spend your summer. There are so many things to see and do – you can enjoy great beaches, excellent Korean food and amazing volcanic landscapes all the way. Hardcore athletes can do the whole trip in a single day, while those who prefer …

Jeju: A Bicycle Adventure in South Korea is Officially Launched!

After 2 years in the editing room, we are finally releasing our film – Jeju: A Bicycle Adventure in South Korea – today! In a two week odyssey, an adventurous family circumnavigates Jeju Island in South Korea, by bicycle. They discover unique volcanic landscapes and remarkable characters; and form friendships with locals and travelers alike. Along the way they meet …

Jeju: A Bicycle Adventure in South Korea – Official Film Launch Date Announced!

In the summer of 2013, we rode our bicycles around Jeju island loaded up with cameras and tripods, determined to make a film about the journey and about the people we met. Initially we thought we’d be finished editing in about 3 months… it’s now been 2 years and we’re excited to finally announce the launch of our short film …