Destinations

Every week on DiscoveringKorea.com I profile new travel destinations in Korea. Below is a complete listing of places covered in this blog, organized into a few themes:

destinations_design2Gwangju Biennale Art & Design Destinations
VIDEO: Seoul Fringe Festival 2009 (2009 08/23)
VIDEO: Gwanghwamun Plaza (2009 08/10)
VIDEO: Han River Renaissance: Seonyudo (2009 06/26)
VIDEO: The Seoul of Design (2009 06/23)

VIDEO: The Prada Transformer (2009 05/06)
Korean Diaspora: Berlin (2009 03/13)
Gwangju Biennale 2008 (2008 11/01)
Seoul Design Olympiad 2008 (2008 10/27)
Heyri Artists’ Village (2008 10/24)
Gangwon Road Trip: At the Beach (2008 10/09)

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destinations_yakcheonsaYakcheonsa Temple Buddhist Temple Destinations
VIDEO: Bongwon Temple (2009 06/11)
Seoul’s Lotus Lantern Festival (2009 04/21)
North Chungcheongdo’s Beopjusa Temple (2009 04/15)
Youth Culture in Seoul’s Edae (2009 03/18)
Jeju Island’s Yakcheon Temple (2009 03/06)
Gimje’s Gold Mountain Temple (2008 10/17)
Gangwon Road Trip: At the Beach (2008 10/09)

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destinations_palacesGyeongbokgung Palace Palaces, Fortresses & other Joseon-era Destinations
VIDEO: Tapgol Park (2009 08/19)
VIDEO: Seoul’s Royal Tombs (2009 07/28)
VIDEO: Gyeongbok Palace (2009 05/21)
VIDEO: Namsan Park & N Seoul Tower (2009 05/18)
Dosan Seowon Confucian Academy (2009 03/21)

Suwon’s Hwaseong Fortress (2009 01/19)
Deoksu Palace (2008 12/31)
Gongju’s Songsanri Tombs (2008 12/19)
Jeonju’s Hanok Village, Part 2 (2008 11/24)
Jeonju’s Hanok Village, Part 1 (2008 11/19)
Hahoe Folk Village (2008 11/12)
Seoul’s North Village: Bukchon (2008 10/28)
Jongmyo: The Royal Ancestral Shrine (2008 09/20)
Gangneung’s Noble Homes (2008 09/06)
Gyeonghuigung: A Summer Palace in Seoul (2008 09/01)

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destinations_food2Korean cuisine Food Destinations
Ddangkkeut: The End of the Earth (2009 05/16)
Brunch in Seoul (2009 04/10)
North Jeolla’s Seonyu Island (2009 04/02)
Korean Diaspora: Berlin (2009 03/13)
Jeju Island Food Tour (2009 03/02)
Taebaek Mountain Snow Festival (2009 02/03
Seollal: The Korean New Year (2009 01/26)
Incheon: Gateway to Northeast Asia (2009 01/12)
Boseong’s Green Tea Fields (2008 12/03)
Jeonju’s Hanok Village, Part 2 (2008 11/24)
Garosugil: Sinsa’s Tree-Lined Street (2008 11/17)

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destinations_festivalJeongwol Daeboreum Fire Festival Holidays, Festivals and Culture Destinations
VIDEO: Seoul Fringe Festival 2009 (2009 08/23)
VIDEO: Tapgol Park (2009 08/19)
Independence Hall of Korea (2009 08/15)
Summer Festivals Calendar (2009 06/20)
VIDEO: Queer Seoul (2009 06/19)
VIDEO: Bongwon Temple (2009 06/11)
Korea Floritopia 2009 (2009 05/12)
Hi Seoul Festival 2009 (2009 05/02)

Seoul’s Lotus Lantern Festival (2009 04/21)
The Hampyeong Butterfly Festival (2009 04/20)
Cheongdo’s Bullfighting Festival (2009 04/07)
A Useful Island: Seoul’s Yeouido (2009 04/01)
Jinhae’s Cherry Blossoms (2009 03/24)
Jeju’s Jeongwol Daeboreum Fire Festival (2009 02/21)
Romantic Holidays and Destinations (2009 02/12)
Taebaek Mountain Snow Festival (2009 02/03
Seollal: The Korean New Year (2009 01/26)
Winter Festivals Calendar (2009 01/14)
Gwangju Biennale 2008 (2008 11/01)
Chuseok: The Full Moon Festival (2008 09/14)
Autumn Festivals Calendar (2008 09/02)

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destinations-bullCheongdo Bullfights
destinations_nature1Gwanaksan Mountain

Nature Destinations
VIDEO: Seoul’s Haneul or Sky Park (2009 09/10)
VIDEO: Seoul’s Royal Tombs (2009 07/28)
VIDEO: Han River – Banpo Park (2009 07/21)
VIDEO: Han River Renaissance: Seonyudo (2009 06/26)
Han River Cruise (2009 06/04)
VIDEO: Namsan Park & N Seoul Tower (2009 05/18)
Ddangkkeut: The End of the Earth (2009 05/16)
Korea Floritopia 2009 (2009 05/12)
Jeju’s Sunrise Peak (2009 05/04)

Wolchul Mountain (2009 04/29)
The Hampyeong Butterfly Festival (2009 04/20)
Cheongdo’s Bullfighting Festival (2009 04/07)
North Jeolla’s Seonyu Island (2009 04/02)
A Useful Island: Seoul’s Yeouido (2009 04/01)
Jinhae’s Cherry Blossoms (2009 03/24)
Youth Culture in Seoul’s Edae (2009 03/18)
Korean Diaspora: Berlin (2009 03/13)
Jeju Island Feature: Climbing Mt. Halla (2009 02/25)
Romantic Holidays and Destinations (2009 02/12)
Cheonggye Stream (2008 12/09)
Boseong’s Green Tea Fields (2008 12/03)
The Glorious Gingko (2008 11/14)
Fall Color at Bukhan Mountain (2008 10/30)
Where to See Autumn Color (2008 10/25)
Heyri Artists’ Village (2008 10/24)
Gangwon Road Trip: At the Beach (2008 10/09)
Gangwon Road Trip: Outer Mt. Seorak (2008 10/06)
Han River Renaissance: Seonyu Island (2008 09/25)

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destinations_transportation11 Transportation Destinations
VIDEO: Seoul Metro’s New Golden Line 9 (2009 08/05)
Han River Cruise (2009 06/04)
Ask Matt: AREX Airport Express (2009 03/26)
Jeju Island Special Feature Intro (2009 02/20)
Korea’s Budget Airlines Bonanza (2008 09/24)

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destinations_urbanGangnam highrise Urban Destinations
VIDEO: Seoul’s Haneul or Sky Park (2009 09/10)
VIDEO: Seoul Fringe Festival 2009 (2009 08/23)
VIDEO: Tapgol Park (2009 08/19)
VIDEO: Gwanghwamun Plaza (2009 08/10)
VIDEO: Seoul Metro’s New Golden Line 9 (2009 08/05)
VIDEO: Seoul’s Royal Tombs (2009 07/28)
VIDEO: Han River – Banpo Park (2009 07/21)
VIDEO: Gangnam Underground Shopping Arcade (2009 07/10)
VIDEO: Pimatgol, the “Avoid Horse Alley” (2009 07/04)
VIDEO: Han River Renaissance: Seonyudo (2009 06/26)
VIDEO: The Seoul of Design (2009 06/23)
VIDEO: Queer Seoul (2009 06/19)
VIDEO: Bongwon Temple (2009 06/11)
VIDEO: Seoul Pet Cafés (2009 06/06)
Han River Cruise (2009 06/04)
VIDEO: Gyeongbok Palace (2009 05/21)
VIDEO: Namsan Park & N Seoul Tower (2009 05/18)
VIDEO: The Prada Transformer (2009 05/06)
Hi Seoul Festival 2009 (2009 05/02)
Seoul’s Lotus Lantern Festival (2009 04/21)
Busan’s Yongdusan Park (2009 04/17)
Brunch in Seoul (2009 04/10)
A Useful Island: Seoul’s Yeouido (2009 04/01)
Youth Culture in Seoul’s Edae (2009 03/18)
Korean Diaspora: Berlin (2009 03/13)
Incheon: Gateway to Northeast Asia (2009 01/12)
Colorful Daegu (2008 11/27)
Garosugil: Sinsa’s Tree-Lined Street (2008 11/17)
Seoul’s North Village: Bukchon (2008 10/28)

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destinations_diasporaThe Korean Diaspora Korean Diaspora Destinations
Korean Diaspora: Berlin (2009 03/13)
The Korean Diaspora (Intro) (2009 03/1)

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destinations_miscellaneous1Traditional painting Miscellaneous Destinations
Independence Hall of Korea (2009 08/15)
Korea Travel Expo 2009 (2009 02/24)
Autumn Travel News Summary (2008 10/31)
The House of Sharing (2008 10/04)

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Video Blog Destinations
VIDEO: Seoul’s Haneul or Sky Park (2009 09/10)
VIDEO: Seoul Fringe Festival 2009 (2009 08/23)
VIDEO: Tapgol Park (2009 08/19)
VIDEO: Gwanghwamun Plaza (2009 08/10)
VIDEO: Seoul Metro’s New Golden Line 9 (2009 08/05)
VIDEO: Seoul’s Royal Tombs (2009 07/28)
VIDEO: Han River – Banpo Park (2009 07/21)
VIDEO: Gangnam Underground Shopping Arcade (2009 07/10)
VIDEO: Pimatgol, the “Avoid Horse Alley” (2009 07/04)
VIDEO: Han River Renaissance: Seonyudo (2009 06/26)
VIDEO: The Seoul of Design (2009 06/23)
VIDEO: Queer Seoul (2009 06/19)
VIDEO: Bongwon Temple (2009 06/11)
VIDEO: Seoul Pet Cafés (2009 06/06)
VIDEO: Gyeongbok Palace (2009 05/21)
VIDEO: Namsan Park & N Seoul Tower (2009 05/18)
VIDEO: The Prada Transformer (2009 05/06)

Responses

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  2. I read somewhere that there are is a festival in Pyoseon around August?

  3. Hi Eirallina,
    You’re right. Pyoseon in southeastern Jeju hosts an annual White Sand Festival in early August. I missed it this year, but hope to catch it in the future. Have you been? ~Matt


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