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 …

Traveling to Jeju Island by Ferry & Embracing Slow Travel

South Korea’s Jeju Island, or Jejudo, is popular with Korean and overseas tourists for its beautiful beaches and clean natural environment.  It’s so popular the flight from Seoul to Jejudo is the busiest in the world, with 10 million passengers every year.    The other alternative besides by plane is to go by ferry.  The ferry is only slightly cheaper than …

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 …