Hundreds of volcanoes, over tens of thousands of years, are responsible for the formation of Korea’s largest island, Jejudo. Over the past 10 years, scientists have learned more about Jeju island’s volcanic history through modern scientific dating methods. Learn more about Songaksan Oreum, Manjanggul cave, and the home of sacrificial altar of Gimnyeongsagul cave.
Dairy isn't often seen as popular in Korea, but cheese has slowly grown due to Koreans travelling abroad and adding it to cultural staples such as gimbap. In fact, several restaurants dedicated to cheese have opened in Korea. Discover more here!
760,000 South Koreans travelled to Vietnam in 2022. This is in part due to the growing popularity of "longcations", or trips where the traveler takes a long-term slow-paced vacation. Discover more about longcations and why Vietnam offers a great escape here!
“Omakase” is a traditional Japanese dining style where guests leave their menu choices up to a chef. In Korea, omakase has become a high-end dining experience at a Japanese restaurant’s sushi counter where a chef prepares one piece of fish at a time while introducing its name and origins. Learn more about some top locations in Seoul here!