WTAsia2015: One Week in Seoul

Our visit to Jeju Island was a relatively short three nights, and our time in Gwangju flew by after only two nights. By then, I think most of the WTAsia2015 travel writing crew were eager to settle down for a bit. Ready for the final leg of our journey, we arrived at the station in Gwangju and waited for our […]

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WTAsia2015: Mudeungsan National Park and Chonnam National University

We joined an old friend of mine (a professor at Chonnam National University) and some of his students on our second day in Gwangju to explore one of the city’s most popular tourist destinations — Mudeungsan National Park. It’s a mountain, so there’s a bit of a hike — literally. We decided to visit one of […]

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WTAsia2015: Getting to Gwangju, South Korea

We left Jeju Island via a quick flight on Asiana Airlines, landed in Gwangju, and made our way to our guesthouse. We didn’t have much time to explore Gwangju — just two days — so we dropped off our luggage and headed straight for the May 18th National Cemetery. There’s more information in my blog post from […]

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WTAsia2015: Jeju’s Traditional 5-Day Market

We had a “pick your own adventure” theme for our second day on Jeju Island. I was interested in doing something that I hadn’t done on my previous trips, and my timing was good. The Jeju City Traditional 5-Day Market only operates five days a month, and it was open on this particular day. Some others […]

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