As the weather gets warmer there are more and more things to do. I pride myself on doing really interesting things in Korea. I don't want to do the typical foreigner activities that EVERYONE does because the blogs will all be way too similar. That being said, some of the adventures I go on, Koreans don't even know about. This past weekend I planned a trip to Asan, where there is a Mediterranean theme village. No one actually believed this was Korea until they saw the Hangul. Asan in located in the Chungcheongnam province of Korea, just below Gyeonggi. There isn't much in Asan but it's a nice place to visit.
Cherry blossoms originated from Japan, but places all over the world have these flowers too. Spring time in these countries mean CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVALS!!! With cherry blossoms you never know when they are going to sprout, so most of the time they have an estimated date. Last year, because the estimated dates were a little off I went at the end and the cherry blossom petals were mostly on the ground and I was disappointed. This year I made sure to go right at the beginning so I get the full effect. There are so many places to see cherry blossoms. But I've seen the best pictures at Jinhae, which is why we decided to go there. It took us 5 hrs to get there from Suwon station. It is down south near Busan, and we actually took the regular train which had lots of stops.
When you think of South Korea usually wine is not what comes to mind. You think of palaces, fortresses and even Gangnam now because of Psy. But Korea does have a lot of wineries. This weekend I went on a day trip on the wine train. I am a huge wine drinker so this immediately appealed to me. The trip cost 93,000 won ($93). The train picked us up from Suwon station around 9:40 am. The train would be headed south to Yeongdong, to the Chateau Mani winery. On the way down to Yeongdong we sat in the cinema car, which obviously meant we would be watching a movie.
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