~ MY Korea, in color ~

You probably think of many things when you think of Asia, but what about Korea? The “land of the morning calm” has ample beauty for those who seek it.

by Ryan Krym

 
  What's around the corner?   Given the mountainous nature of the country, there are lots of hidden spaces to explore. Fill your lungs with fresh air and your heart with joy as you leave the city behind you.

What's around the corner?

Given the mountainous nature of the country, there are lots of hidden spaces to explore. Fill your lungs with fresh air and your heart with joy as you leave the city behind you.

  Traditional Food   There's a long tradition of fermenting and preserving food here, giving the fare a complex and strong character. Pairings are often more earthy and spicy than in neighboring Japan, and natural food is a popular option.

Traditional Food

There's a long tradition of fermenting and preserving food here, giving the fare a complex and strong character. Pairings are often more earthy and spicy than in neighboring Japan, and natural food is a popular option.

  Traces of Others   Enjoy moments of intrigue when you come across the remnants of many who have stopped here before you.

Traces of Others

Enjoy moments of intrigue when you come across the remnants of many who have stopped here before you.

  D.M.Z. park   Get about as close as you'd really want to the Northern neighbors. Enjoy a beautiful park, secret tunnels and the biggest contrast ever.

D.M.Z. park

Get about as close as you'd really want to the Northern neighbors. Enjoy a beautiful park, secret tunnels and the biggest contrast ever.

  Vistas   Some things change, but this is a place that has resisted. Perhaps people have been enjoying this view for thousands of years.

Vistas

Some things change, but this is a place that has resisted. Perhaps people have been enjoying this view for thousands of years.

  Wetlands   Here, nature is preserved for your enjoyment. Walk among the reeds—silent stalks of gold gently swaying in the wind.

Wetlands

Here, nature is preserved for your enjoyment. Walk among the reeds—silent stalks of gold gently swaying in the wind.

  Gyeongbokgung Palace   Go back in time to a place fit for past royalty. It’s in Seoul, a vibrant, modern city, too—so you don’t have to stay in the past any longer than you want to.

Gyeongbokgung Palace

Go back in time to a place fit for past royalty. It’s in Seoul, a vibrant, modern city, too—so you don’t have to stay in the past any longer than you want to.

  Grab a Meal   Eating well doesn't even have to be an expensive affair. You can eat all kinds of good stuff at a reasonable cost!

Grab a Meal

Eating well doesn't even have to be an expensive affair. You can eat all kinds of good stuff at a reasonable cost!

  Urban Alcoves   Get away without even leaving the city. Spaces are carved from their environment, waiting patiently for those who would seek them.

Urban Alcoves

Get away without even leaving the city. Spaces are carved from their environment, waiting patiently for those who would seek them.

  Ever-Reaching   Korea is still growing. And one thing's for sure—when you travel, you get a chance to grow too.

Ever-Reaching

Korea is still growing. And one thing's for sure—when you travel, you get a chance to grow too.