Outside Seoul

5 Things to Do in Wonju

Wonju is one of the quieter cities in modern day South Korea. In a lot of ways, Wonju is everything that Seoul is not. Seoul is expensive, crowded, and noisy, but Wonju is cheap, has a mid-size population, and quiet. Wonju is so undeveloped, it has just a few international food franchises. There are just …

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Daejeon Nightlife and Other Attractions
Longtime Resident Shares the Lay of the Land

Daejeon is one of those cities that few people outside of Korea have ever heard of. Because of its central location between two major metropolitan areas and the fact that it is a less visibly prominent city, the city of 1.5 million people might not seem to have fun activities or amazing things to do. …

Daejeon Nightlife and Other Attractions
Longtime Resident Shares the Lay of the Land
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Essentials for Living in the Provinces

Compared to living in the Seoul metropolitan area, living in the Korean countryside has a lot of disadvantages. Buses run less frequently and have shorter hours of operation.¬†Supermarkets might be far off or require treks for basic necessities.¬†Rural areas are quiet, and time spent going to Seoul on weekends can add physical and mental stress. …

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