Feeling stressed lately? Well, do you spend most of your waking hours sitting in front of the TV or glaring at your smartphones? If you do, you’re probably looking for a break, even a short one, away from all the hurly-burly of the city. Working a 9 to 5 or studying all day long in front of a desk, the stress can get to you sometimes and all you need is some time off. That’s why we’ve prepared a list of the 5 best ways to de-stress yourselves and spend a peaceful time in Korea!
Let’s take a look at 5 best ways to de-stress yourselves in Korea!
1. Healience Zen Village
Take a moment away from your hectic life in the bustling city and head towards this Garden of Eve. Located at the foot of Mt. Jongja in Hongcheon, Gangwon Province lies Healience Zen Village, the first wellness retreat resort in Korea. If you’re looking to replenish your mind, body and soul, this is just the place for you! Take a peaceful stroll after a healthy balanced meal, participate in a session of yoga whilst looking out to the mountains or recharge your energy at one of the many spas available. Find the time to focus on and look after yourselves at Healience Zen Village.
Read more about Healience Zen Village here.
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2. Jeju Healing Village
Jeju Island has established itself as the go-to destination for wellness retreats. Surrounded by the vast beauty of Mother Nature, Jeju Island offers a tranquil, relaxing experience for those in need of a break from the hustle and bustle of their lives and Jeju Healing Village provides just that. Start off the day with morning stretching, prepare your own healthy meals, go trekking on one of Jeju Island’s small volcanic cones and try out some hydrotherapy. What better way to relieve your stress than to immerse yourself in the serenity of nature at Jeju Healing Village!
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3. Jeju Hueree Park
Known as the ‘Little Jeju Island’ of Jeju Island, Jeju Hueree Park is one of the most beautiful local parks in Jeju Island. Boasting a wide array of magnificent flora on its grounds with seasonal festivals, take a moment to admire the hundreds of camellias in full bloom decorating the park in different shades of pink and red during the Camellia Festival in Winter. In addition to that, try your hand at some mandarin picking and taste the fruits of your labor while doing so. With a variety of hands-on experience to try, you can even feed some of the black pigs there, one of the representative animals of Jeju. Surround yourself with the beautiful flora and fauna at Jeju Hueree Park and wash all your worries away!
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4. Garden of Morning Calm
Where else could you enjoy a more peaceful time than the Garden of Morning Calm? As the name suggests, the garden will provide you with that calm you’ve been looking for. The Garden of Morning Calm is an exquisite botanical garden, located in Gapyeong, home to thousands of different species of flora. What’s more, with the changing of the seasons comes a change in the different festivals on display such as the Maple Festival in Autumn and the Lighting Festival in Winter! The Garden of Morning Calm is truly a majestic place to take a walk around. Catch a breath of fresh air and take in the stunning views that unfold before your eyes at the Garden of Morning Calm!
Read more about the Garden of Morning Calm here.
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5. Temple Stay
The singing of birds instead of the ringing of your phone alarm. The chirping of crickets instead of the honking of cars outside. Sounds like the land of your dreams, right? Well, this place doesn’t just exist in your dreams but also in reality. Head up to to the mountains for a unique temple stay experience, away from all the hubbub of city life, to rejuvenate your mind and soul. Experience the life of Buddhist practitioners by learning prayers, trying out zen meditation and enjoying a monastic meal. Disconnect from the digital world and connect with yourself and others through this temple stay experience!
Read more about the temple stay experience here.
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Are you ready for that getaway now? Give yourself a break from all the craziness in your life!
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