Author: KK Yong

By KK Yong

Discovering Kyoto’s Old Charm

This post is part of a series called 10 Day Self Drive Central Japan After a cold night in Takayama, we drove southwards towards Kyoto where we stayed for 3 nights at Otsu Prince Hotel by the shores of Lake Biwa, the largest freshwater lake in Japan. Kyoto is a large city with many temples,…

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Shirakawa-go in Winter

This post is part of a series called 10 Day Self Drive Central Japan After visiting the Jigokudani snow monkeys we left Yudanaka Seifu-so Hotel early in the morning for the three and a half hour drive to Shirakawa-go. It was bright and sunny around the Nagano when we left but midway near Toyama the…

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Cheonjiyeon Waterfalls, Jeju

This post is part of a series called Jeju Jeju is renowned for its scenic coastlines and picturesque waterfalls which attract millions of tourists all year round. Among the most visited places is Cheonjiyeon Falls, one of the designated natural monuments of South Korea. It is 22m high and plunges into a pool of water…

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Jeongbang Waterfalls, Jeju

This post is part of a series called Jeju Jeju, although not a very big island, is blessed with spectacular terrain, majestic peaks, lava caves and numerous waterfalls. Most of the waterfalls are located in the southern part of the island near to Seogwipo. One of the most scenic is Jeongbang Falls (정방폭포). The other…

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Driving in Jeju

This post is part of a series called Jeju, South Korea eju is an island located off the southern tip of the Korean peninsula. Occupying an area of 1878 sq.m it is Korea’s largest island. A round trip along the coastal route is about 280 Km. Although there are public buses serving major destinations, driving in Jeju is…

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