When winter comes around in Korea, the weather’s bitter and cold that it makes you want to stay indoors during your trip. But you wouldn’t want to waste your time, right?
Especially, if you’re not going on a ski trip or going to any of the ice fishing festivals,the best option is to stay inside and do something fun. So, if you are not going anywhere far, here are three fun, unique indoor activities that you can do within the city of Seoul! 😉
1. Craft a Souvenir with Korean Traditional Paper, ‘Hanji’
If you are looking for a special, one of a kind souvenir in South Korea, why don’t you try making it instead of buying it on the street or from a store? Hand-made goods always feel more personal. Try making Korean traditional crafts with your own hands in the very heart of Insa-dong, the traditional district in Seoul! For details and directions, click here.Hanji is an incredibly strong, fibrous paper made from the inner bark of the mulberry tree and the root of hibiscus. You will be enamored with the true beauty of Hanji craft once you try this activity.
With the help of the master craftswoman, you will be able to make various kinds of souvenirs such as flower lamp, jewelry box and cubic lamp! If you want to sign up, click here.
2. Make Your Own Custom Ring
Making a DIY custom ring is a popular new trend among young stylish people in Seoul. It became a smash hit after Korean celebrities, Gain and Jo Kwon, made their own matching rings on a reality TV show called “We Got Married”.You can choose the size and style of the ring, and engrave initials or words. Everything’s up to you! For details, click here.
Spare one day with your beloved ones and design your own ring at a workshop in Hongdae (Hongik University Area) called Banji Market!
You’ll have the best time with friends, family and your significant other. For details and directions, click here.
2. Try on Traditional Korean Costume, ‘Hanbok’
Starting out as a Hanbok Shop in 1962, ‘Goguan Studio‘ now has become one of the most popular places to try Korean traditional clothes, ‘Hanbok’, and experience Korean culture.The studio offers a selection of 300 different Hanboks as well as hair ornaments that you can try on! Awesome, right?In winter, the studio is relatively less crowded than in summer, so it’s highly recommended for you and your friends and family to visit this studio right now. 😉Go ahead and pick your favorite Hanbok and take your best shot! Enjoy the hanbok experience at a discounted price here!
If you want to find out the latest, trendiest things to do, browse through Korea’s #1 Travel Guide, Trazy.com. You can find plenty of unique activities that you cannot experience elsewhere but only in South Korea! 😀