Jeju’s Hot Spots

Jeju’s infamous Harubang guarding the waters at Hamdeok Beach Jeju is Korea’s top vacation spot & honeymoon island (with matching newly wed couples EVERYWHERE!). Dubbed the ‘Hawaii of Korea’, Jeju is scattered with volcanoes and boasts the best beaches in the country… although Hawaii comparisons may be a bit of an exaggeration!?! Nonetheless, it’s a must-see destination for anyone living in or passing... Read More

Haenyeo: The Spirit of Jeju

Main entry: Haenyeo. Pronunciation: Hain-yo. Definition: Sea Woman. Synonyms: fearless, female diver, mermaid, spirit of Jeju. All in a Day's Work Haenyeo are extraordinary woman, unlike anyone else. Everyday they plunge into the dark depths of the sea searching for anything that can be eaten or sold to support their families. These woman use no special equipment– just goggles, fins, and the air in their lungs. They can hold their... Read More

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