Tripologist
Travel Planning. Expert Advice.


 
Posts Tagged ‘Sea of Japan’
 

 
A fishing boat waits for high tide on Seonudo Island in South Korea.

5 Must-See Korean Destinations Outside of Seoul

Seoul, South Korea is one of my favorite cities in the world. With ultra-modern architecture, historic homes and fortresses, trendy night clubs, and spacious parks, the city has something for everyone. However, if you only visi...
by Jim Cheney
9

 
 
Thank You for Reading Tripologist.com

Tripologist’s Top 10 Posts of 2012

2012 has been a fantastic year, and thanks to you, my loyal readers, Tripologist’s first full year has seen great success! I started the year in Japan, but spent the first two months living in South Korea before embarking...
by Jim Cheney
0

 

 
Anapji Pond in Gyeongju, South Korea is a great place to visit during your travels.

Gyeongju: Korea’s Fantastic Ancient Capital

Japan may have Kyoto, and China may have Xi’an, but South Korea has Gyeongju. Nestled in the western mountains of the country, Gyeongju is the ancient capital of Korea. A small, unassuming town, Gyeongju doesn’t att...
by Jim Cheney
1

 
 
The Summit of Ulsanbawi in Seoraksan National Park just outside of Sokcho, South Korea.

Don’t Let the Adjumma Pass You By: Hiking in Korea’s Seoraksan National Park

Panting for breath, I sat down on a rock just next to the narrow hiking trail. Watching people twice my age walk by me, I consoled myself that my plight was the cause of the high altitude and not because I was out of shape. Jus...
by Jim Cheney
3

 

 
A typical fishing village on Ulleungdo Island in South Korea.

Ulleungdo: Korea’s Emerald Isle

As the crystal-clear turquoise waters swirled below, I continued to follow the path. Ahead of me, the serpentine trail clung precariously to the mountain side, twisting and turning along the rocky coast. Water droplets strea...
by Jim Cheney
7

 
 
A group of zodiac-carved penises at Haesindong Penis Park near Samcheok, South Korea.

Weird Travel: The Penis Park in Samcheok, South Korea (NSFW)

There is very little that is weirder than standing on a beautiful coastline next to a quaint fishing village while being surrounded by giant lifelike phallic statues; however, if you visit the fishing village of Sinnam on South...
by Jim Cheney
4