Jongmyodaeje 2018: Korea’s Royal Ancestral Ritual on May 6

About Jongmyo Shrine Located on the east of Gyeongbokgung Palace, Jongmyo is a Confucian shrine of the Joseon Dynasty that was added to the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list in 1995. During the Joseon Dynasty, the royal ancestral rituals were carried out to honor

Seollal: Lunar New Year’s Day in Korea

It’s a time for happiness and festivities as the Lunar New Year, ‘Seollal’, is just around the corner in South Korea!  Seollal: Lunar New Year’s Day What is Seollal? Seollal, which is considered a major holiday season for the Koreans, usually lasts for

5 Reasons Why You Must Visit South Korea in February

In terms of warm or cool weather, the most favorable times to visit South Korea are during the months of  March to May and September to November. But February can also be a fabulous time for travelers to visit South Korea. Here are