Pohang, in the northern part Gyeongsang-do Province, is a port city known for its beautiful swimming beaches, Jukdo Market, which serves up the freshest catches, and the “Hands of Harmony” bronze sculpture in Homigot.
Jeju Island, the largest island off the coast of the Korean peninsula, is often referred to as “the Hawaii of Korea” for its tropical weather and volcanic nature which is distinctively different from the rest of Korea.
Some of Busan’s finest, most awe-inspiring sunsets can be found on Dadaepo Beach, in Saha-gu (district), located in the far southwestern corner of the city. Perhaps even finer are those that can be viewed close by and a bit higher up, at Amisan Mountain Observatory Park.
The 33rd annual Haeundae Polar Bear Festival will take place from January 4-5, 2020 at Haeundae Beach. This unique event is held every year to help embrace the cold winter weather, as well as pray for good health in the New Year.
If you’re planning on vacationing in Korea this summer, be sure to check out at least one of the following beach destinations! Korea is surrounded on all three sides by water, giving it plenty of beaches in a variety of shapes and sizes that offer a welcomed escape from everyday life.
When you live overseas, exploring the local food can be fun. But, for those times when you’re craving a taste of home, burgers might come to mind. Outside Camp Humphreys, a diner is serving up the American beef, bacon and breakfast classics you may be craving.