The Curious & Beautiful Oedo Botania Island

Oedo Botania Island is something you can’t experience anywhere else – an intricate fusion of European and Korean styles in a semi tropical island. Strolling along the manicured gardens with strange curly topiary and bright gaudy flowers I couldn’t help have a smile of delight on my face.  It’s fanciful, bold and imaginative; not a European style garden at all, …

Jeju: A Bicycle Adventure – FREE Movie Preview

Spring has sprung in Korea, and to celebrate we’re giving away a free movie! Okay well, five minutes of free movie. We’ve posted the first 5 minutes of our film Jeju: A Bicycle Adventure on YouTube so you can watch it for zilch, zero, nudda, nothing! If you like it, you can watch the rest of it online for a …

Our Family’s Cycling Trip Around Jeju Island

Every summer for 4 years in a row, my son and I spent our vacation cycling around Jeju Island in South Korea. It’s just over 200km to ride the circumference of the island and the first trip was when Seb was just 7 years old; he rode his Huffy BMX bike the whole way.  Jeju Island is a wonderful place …

Jeju: A Bicycle Adventure – Film

In a two week, 300km journey an adventurous family circumnavigates Jeju Island in South Korea by bicycle. They discover beautiful forests, incredible coastal landscapes, remarkable characters and strike up friendships with locals and travelers alike. “This is such a beautiful short film about slow travel around Jeju Island, Korea. Stunning cinematography and great storytelling through the words of Koreans living …

Hyundu Kim’s Pink Coffee Truck

We stumbled across Hyundu Kim in his little pink truck selling coffee somewhere on the North-east coast of Jeju. He customized the inside of his truck himself to operate as a portable coffee shop… his truck is his passport to wander all over South Korea, wherever and whenever he likes. Brilliant! He also brews an excellent cup of coffee. This …

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 …