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Trips to South Korea Offer Unexpected Beauty, Culture and History

Journeys International began running trips to South Korea in 2016. Adventure Specialist Kerina Rowley joined the first departure to this relatively unknown destination. Here, she shares her stories of the unexpected beauty, culture and history she saw along the way.

Posted on June 14, 2017

The Top 8 Things To Do In South Korea

We've narrowed down the seemingly endless list of things to do in South Korea to just eight can't-miss activities. You'll do these things and much more on Discover South Korea,  an intimate, guided exploration of history, traditional culture, and modern wonders.  

Posted on June 13, 2016

Looking for things to do in South Korea? Visit Jeju, the "Secret" Tropical Island

The Maldives, Fiji, Tahiti, Bali... There are some tropical islands that get all the attention. But if you're looking for something more off-the-beaten path and less touristed, we've got the answer for you: Jeju Island, South Korea. We love it so much that we included two full days on our Discover South Korea itinerary; here's a glimpse of what you'll experience.

Posted on June 13, 2016

Travel to South Korea: What is the DMZ?


Journey’s first trip to South Korea, Discover South Korea, departs in September 2016. With a full itinerary of history, traditional culture, and modern wonders, a stop at the DMZ was a must-add to our list of things to do in South Korea. But why? And what exactly is the DMZ?

Posted on June 10, 2016

Temples, mountains and baseball in South Korea


In March 2015, Journeys International launched its first trip to South Korea. Here, traveler Britta Blodgett shares her experiences in this magnificent country.
Posted on March 16, 2015


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