korea, travel

21 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Korea This Spring

Even though it’s still a frozen wasteland winter in Korea, spring will be here in just a couple of short months – the perfect amount of time for you to start planning your vacation. If, for some reason, you’re still not sure Korea is the place you want to go, I’ve compiled twenty-one pictures to inspire you to visit the Land of the Morning Calm.

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Sansuyu blossoms

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More yellow flowers — this time, on bushes!

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Who can say no to Korean food?

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A superbloom of azaleas: the entire mountainside is purple!

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Cherry blossoms are stunning in the springtime.

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Geunjeongjeon (근정전) – the throne hall where the king formally granted audiences to his officials, greeted foreign envoys and/or ambassadors, and gave important declarations during the Joseon dynasty.

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Hyangwonjeong  (향원정) – a small, two-story hexagonal pavilion built in 1873 by King Gojong, the first Emperor of Korea.

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A couple wearing hanbok

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All photos are mine.

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