The Curious Oedo Island

The Curious & Beautiful Oedo Botania Island

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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, …

Han River Wild Camping from Chuncheon to Seoul

5 Tips for Camping in Korea

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“I wanted a little of that swagger that comes with being able to gaze at a far horizon through eyes of chipped granite and say with a slow, manly sniff, “Yeah, I’ve shit in the woods.” – Bill Bryson Korea is a great country for camping. This may come as a surprise as it’s the 23rd most densely populated country …

Jeju: A Bicycle Adventure – FREE Movie Preview

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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 …

Winter Cycling in Korea

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Winter cycling in Korea is fantastic – the landscape is filled with willow-lined rivers, mountains, pine forests and modern cities and is starkly beautiful. At any time of year, South Korea is an ideal country to explore by bike. In Seoul there are massive dedicated cycle paths like motorways that run from one side of the city to the other …

Journal: Fall in Seoul

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Fall is a beautiful time of year in South Korea. We enjoy stunning blue skies with warm afternoons and cold nights. Even in the middle of Seoul there are brightly coloured leaves everwyere; gingko, poplar, alder, cherry and oak. We are lucky enough to live right next to Namsan Park which is a small mountain in the heart of the …