For 99 years the Hakone Tozan Line has been climbing Mount Hakone. Probably the only train line in the world that starts in Japan and ends in Switzerland… 😉
In 522 goddess Benzaiten emerged the island of Enoshima from the sea and chased a dragon away. We don’t know if that’s true, but Enoshima is a top spot for tourists and nature lovers today 🙂
What do you do when the sky is gray all the time, it’s raining, and your mood isn’t at its best level? Right, you go pet a cat. Or fish. There’s no shortag of both in these two attractions in Busan 😉
After the last two long-distance bus rides I was not too interested in covering the last leg of my trip through South Korea by bus again. So I took the train from Gyeongju to Busan. Wait, Train to Busan? I hope it also works without all the Zombies… 😉
Gyeongju was the capital of the Korean Peninsula for several hundred years. It is a small city, but very popular among Koreans due to its historical significance.
Andong is a town for South Korean standards. Why did I go to a town? To experience traditional Korean culture 🙂
When the media report about South Korea, it is rarely about the beautiful things. Sometimes it’s about the most recent high-tech toy from Samsung or LG, but most of the time about the still ongoing conflict with North Korea.
Seoul – that doesn’t just mean Gangnam Style, shopping and neon lights, but also racoons and temples 😉
After 61 days on the road I’m finally back home. Want to know how it all went? Read all the details here 🙂