Day Trip to Ube

The main reason we decided to head to Ube for a day trip was to see the Japanese wind chimes at Kotozaki-hachimangu Shrine . Furin, Japanese wind chimes, are known as the sound of summer. Many Japanese people enjoy hearing the soothing sound the chimes make while blowing in the wind. It is even said… Continue reading Day Trip to Ube

South Korea Part 2: Gyeongju (Day Trip from Busan)

Since we had seen everything we wanted to see in Busan, we decided to take a day trip to Gyeongju, a coastal city of South Korea. We hired the same driver for this day trip as the one who had shown us around Busan. The drive was under 2 hours from Busan. Gyeongju was the… Continue reading South Korea Part 2: Gyeongju (Day Trip from Busan)

7 Things to Do in Busan (South Korea-Part 1)

Before telling you about the 7 sights to see and activities to do in Busan, I will explain how we traveled from Iwakuni, Japan to Busan, South Korea. At the end of December 2019, we decided to make a trip to South Korea. We thought Busan would be a great place to explore and get… Continue reading 7 Things to Do in Busan (South Korea-Part 1)