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Saunter around Seoul and discover the Ihwa Mural Village, 10 Magazine recommends these top spots for a romantic date in the capital, explore some of the peninsula's top island attractions, and get your blood pumping with these 5 thrilling outdoor activites.

"[Seoul Saunter] Art brings life into historic Ihwa Mural Village"

Explore the historical mountainside village of Ihwa Mural that offers "fresh air, expansive views of the city, and most importantly, an array of colourful paintings and sculptures that are hidden behind every corner". The Korea Herald is showcasing various locations around Seoul as part of their "Seoul Saunter" series, highlighting places that might have otherwise passed by. "While the village is now steeped in modern art, it was also home to some of Korea's modern history".

...READ ON THE KOREA HERALD

"10 ROMANTIC DATES IN SEOUL YOU'LL NEVER FORGET"

10 Magazine's Albert Kim knows it can be difficult finding romance in a big city like Seoul, but he's got some great ideas for dates when the stars do align for you. "Whether you love sports, art, the outdoors, or simply just laying about, there's something in this city for you!" From baseball games and Lotte World, to mural villages and parks, Seoul is packed with options for couples of all sorts.

...READ ON 10 MAGAZINE

"Islands to Visit in South Korea This Summer"

Ji-eun Choi, writing for Korea Expose, has this guide to some of Korea's top island destinations: Ulleungdo, Oedo, Yokjido, Bogildo and Gwanmaedo. "But wait, what about Jeju and Dokdo?" Yes, those are perhaps the most popular islands both locals and foreigners enjoy visiting, but the peninsula has literally thousands of island, so Ji-eun is shining the light on five exciting alternatives. "Most of them are uninhabited, beautiful and - if you're tired of the crowded beaches of Haeundae in Busan - relatively empty, but still accessible". And don't forget to take pictures!

...READ ON KOREA EXPOSE

"5 THRILLING OUTDOOR ADVENTURES FOR THE SUMMER IN SEOUL"

The Korea Herald walks us through the historical Ihwa Mural Village at the top of Naksan, "an old hillside community filled with steep stairways and narrow backstreets that are reminiscent of 1980s Korea". The village offers visitors plenty of fresh air, colourful vistas, and a memorable view of the city itself. There are also plenty of works of art scattered around, museums, galleries, coffee shops, music stores and more-so go explore!

...READ ON 10 MAGAZINE

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