Autumn Walks in Seoul
‘Tis the season in Seoul to put on your favourite walking shoes. Though it is so commonly described as a concrete jungle, South Korea’s capital city is surrounded by mountains and coloured in with groves of trees – making autumn the perfect time of year to visit.
Taking walks during these months (September, October, November) is so integral to the season’s experience that there’s even a Korean word dedicated to paths of beautiful fall foliage – danpung-gil.
KFC: a guide to eating Korean fried chicken in Seoul
Korean fried chicken lovers could plan a poultry-themed tour of the country, snacking down the famous ‘Fried Chicken Alley’ in Suwon, tasting Sokcho’s dakgangjeong (sweet, marinated chicken) and munching for a few days at the Daegu Chimac Festival in July. But the easiest way to enjoy the delights of Korean fried chicken is by diving face-first into the crispy deliciousness at one of numerous fried chicken joints in Seoul.