Trip report

2013 ULLENDO ISLAND TRIP WITH ADVENTURE KOREA

Informative Blog Written by Teachers Living in Korea ! Visiting Ulleungdo: Korea”s “Mysterious” Island Posted on Tue, Oct 08, 2013 @ 12:45 PM Email This Email Article inShare2 This year, Korea”s Chuseok holiday fell on a Thursday, meaning we would have Wednesday-Friday off from teaching. A glorious 5-day weekend is a rare thing, so I …

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PARAGLIDING!

Learning how to paraglide in Korea by Sarah Shaw on Jun 4, 2013 • 3:21 pm 2 Comments For the past year and a half, I’ve wanted to go paragliding. I signed up for two trips at separate times, with romantic visions of myself floating over Korea’s mountainous terrain, but unfortunately, due to the finicky nature of the sport, both trips were …

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BIKING AROUND UPO WETLAND, STRAWBERRY PICKING, AND EXPERIENCING MY OWN FUNERAL

By Sarah Shaw Last Saturday, I embarked on a weekend trip to the southeast province of Gyeongsangnam-do to bike around a famous wetland, mingle with other travelers and teachers, pick fresh strawberries and visit a festival celebrating the Daegaya Kingdom. Once again, I traveled with Adventure Korea, a well-established tour company catered to foreigners and travelers in …

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THE JINDO SEA PARTING AND BUTTERFLIES

Spring festivals in Korea: the Jindo Sea Parting and Butterflies Last weekend, I walked across a parted sea wearing thigh-high rubber boots, chewed on wiggling octopus tentacles, and saw a baby wild boar poop on a guy’s t-shirt–all within 24 hours. With Adventure Korea, a budget travel company catered to foreigners, I traveled to Jeollanam-do, Korea’s …

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