5 Reasons to Go Cycle Touring in South Korea

7 years of living and bicycle touring in South Korea has us convinced this is a world-class bike touring destination. When you think of a cycling holiday perhaps rural France springs to mind? The Netherlands? Vietnam? They’re old hat… South Korea is the world’s best kept secret when it comes to cycling holidays. We’ve been on a few long distance …

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 …

Essential Korean Phrases for Travelers

South Korea is a wonderful place to explore that really is off the beaten path in the truest sense of the term. Outside of Seoul, you’ll be hard pressed to find other western travelers, even at the more popular tourist destinations. This country isn’t much like anywhere else – it dances to it’s own tune – that’s what makes it …

Cycling From Seoul to Jeonju – Part 1 of 2

It All Started When… I’ve lived in South Korea for six years and for most of that time I’ve dreamed of going on a bike camping trip alone. I’ll admit I’m a bit of a daydreamer but there’s something romantic about the idea of travelling under my own steam through this crowded and mountainous country. For years I’ve imagined myself …

5 Tips for Cycling with Kids in Korea

Whether it’s a short bike ride along the Han River or a huge cycle touring trip around Jeju Island with your family, cycling can be a fun and fulfilling activity.  Riding with our son for the day, and going only as far as his little legs will pedal, experiencing the landscape in every detail is a great experience and has …