When it comes to mountains, height isn’t always everything. At a mere 685 meters, Maisan Mountain, located in Jianan-gun, Jeollabuk-do, may not be very tall, but it offers a great view of neighboring peaks and unique topography.
Many traditional Korean restaurants specializing in vegetable and wild herb dishes were lined up along the path leading to the temple entrance. I thought I should try my luck by just walking into the first restaurant that caught my eye.
Mok hyang is a famous traditional tea house that is located just behind the Ssamzie-gil complex. A traditional two-story, tiled roof house, Mok Hyang is a good place to take a rest from shopping and sightseeing. You can choose from a wide selection of teas and traditional cookies and sweets.
Korean food looks great, it smells great and it tastes delicious. It is one of the central pillars to the Korean wave which is the spread of the Korean culture around the world and makes living in Korea, right here at the source, a joy for taste connoisseurs.