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 …

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 …

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 …