Gyeongju has become a popular day trip from Busan or Seoul. The ancient Silla’s capital city for a thousand years has many UNESCO World Heritage Sites and antiquities. Is it worth visiting the razzle-dazzle city for a day? Check out how I saw the highlights of Gyeongju in just 12 hours!
Gyeongju is Korea’s UNESCO World Heritage city in the Southeast region. It was the capital city of the ancient Silla that thrived for a thousand years. This historic town is often called a “museum without walls” for significant archaeological remains and cultural heritage. But the city is evolving with the hanok-clad hipster neighborhood. Get a glimpse of Gyeongju’s glorious historical past and the trendiest travel destination today!
As the second-largest city in Korea, Busan offers myriads of things to do, see, and eat. Whether you have 3 days in Busan or more, this 5-day Busan itinerary sample helps you prioritize and build your best Busan travel plan. Click to unveil insider tips by Korean.
Determining where to stay in Busan can be challenging. Despite the city’s excellent public transport system, Busan is the second-largest city in South Korea, with lots of attractions sprawling across the vast area. Based on my multiple trips to the city and local insights from my brother, a long-time resident of Busan, this article helps you identify 6 best areas to stay, top things to do in each neighborhood, and the best hotels in Busan.
You may have known Busan as an ideal beach holiday destination. But if soaking in mineral-rich hot spring is your thing, you are in luck. The city has the best luxury jimjilbang (Korean sauna and spa) in Korea! Does it really live up the hype? Read this honest review and insider tips by a spa-jaded Korean.
Busan has become a popular vacation destination for Koreans and international travelers. And the city’s fantastic food scene allures food aficionados from all over the world. Curious about what to eat in Busan and where the locals really go? This Ultimate Busan Food Guide has your answers according to Korean.
Ananti Cove is a perfect weekend getaway destination from Busan. The luxury resort nestles in 600 acres of forest along the Northeast coast of Busan. Any travelers who dream of surrounding themselves in pristine nature away from the crowds in the city center will find their paradise here. This unsponsored review of Hilton Busan at Ananti Cove reveals what it’s like to have the ultimate seaside escape in Korea.
If you are looking for the best hotels in Kaohsiung for your upcoming visit, you’ve come to the right place! I have lived in the city for 3+ years and know the areas very well. I’ll introduce seven best areas to stay in Kaohsiung with things to do in each neighborhood. Also, see my recommendations for Kaohsiung hotels in a diverse range of budgets. I handpicked these recommendations based on the location, amenities, and reputation, as well as my direct/indirect experiences.
One of the must-buy souvenirs in Taiwan is a pineapple tart. With surging demand, more than a dozen pineapple cake makers have flooded in the market. Too many choices of Taiwan’s must-buy snack might overwhelm you! No worries, if you are in search of the best pineapple cake in Taipei, you’ve come to the right place. I have had my fair share of the popular confectionary in my quest to find the best pineapple cake in Taiwan. In this article, I will mainly discuss the top three pineapple tart brands in Taipei and compare them side by side. The three most-reputable brands I selected here are Chia Te Taipei, Sunny Hills Taipei, and Taipei LeeChi.
Taipei is one of my favorite cities in Asia since my first visit ten years ago. The bustling city is full of so many fun things to do that three days in Taipei will never be enough. After having been living in Taiwan for a few years, my bucket list has not been thoroughly checked off. (In fact, it’s still growing!) Nevertheless, you can experience the best of Taipei with my 3-day Taipei itinerary and get a taste of the lively capital city of Taiwan. I tried my best to include what to do in Taipei for 3 days, insider’s tips, and local restaurants you must try.