Cherry blossoms

Cherry Blossoms in Full Bloom

Springtime is in full bloom here in Korea, and that means that the cherry blossoms are, too. And in true Korean fashion, there is a festival to celebrate it. Knowing that the beauty of these flowers is fleeting, my friends and I decided to attend the first day of the Cherry Blossom Festival. The festival…

Ireland, 2016

Why We All Need Travel

Disclaimer: Christine in Korea is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. I admit, it wasn't until I was seventeen that I fell in love with travel. Growing up, I didn't have…

Traveling Korea: Andong (안동) & Pohang (포항)

On a sunny October weekend, I was lucky enough to take a trip to two new places in South Korea, Andong and Pohang. The trip was an overnight adventure planned out and taken by my school, so on a cold Saturday morning, I boarded a large travel bus full of students and those who work…