Duke Stewart visits the idyllic Juwangsan National Park, see how one traveller made the most of their five-day trip to Korea, High Heels and a Backpack believes Korea is an excellent choice for solo female travellers, and a French photographer captures Jeju's 'mermaids'
"South Korea 2017"
Mark Deyv spent five days in South Korea and shot some great video of a number of country's top attractions: Myeongdong, Gyeongbokgung Palace, N Seoul Tower, Hello Kitty Island, Ssentoy Museum, Namdaemun Market, and Everland. If you're thinking about travelling through South Korea but haven't quite made up your mind, this will surely settle the issue for you...
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"Why South Korea is a Great Solo Female Travel Destination"
How is travelling through South Korea for solo female tourists? "As someone who travelled to Korea twice as a solo female before moving to Seoul", writes Melissa on her blog, High Heels & A Backpack, "I genuinely haven't felt safer anywhere else in the world". She sights the country's general friendliness, its safe and reliable public transport, easy access to information, as well as the fact that other solo females are common. What have your experiences in Korea been like? Let us know in the comment section below...
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"Juwangsan National Park"
According to Duke Stewart, "Now is the time to dust off those hiking shoes and get back to the mountains, where the weather is becoming perfect for a road trip enjoy some of Korea's brighter spots". In this post on his blog Travel Through Life, Duke takes us to Juwangsan National Park, a "little jewel" for those "in search of lovely waterfalls and smaller crowds". If that sounds right for you, delicious red apples, hearty hikes, and stunning vistas await...
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"Singapore-based photographer captures Jeju Island's 'mermaids'"
French photographer Jose Jeuland first visited Jeju Island for an ultra trail run, but he was so taken in by the island's now famous 'Sea Women' that went back twice to capture them: "I had never heard of the haenyeo before that. I liked the pictures I found online because of their aesthetic. There were these old ladies in wetsuits... you don't see that often".
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