Home » Archive

Articles in the Things to Do Category

Sport on Jeju, Things to Do »

[25 Jul 2008 | No Comment | ]

It’s a cold, wet, midweek April night at the Jeju World Cup Stadium. The home faithful have turned out in droves to see the big cup game against Pusan. Despite their wild enthusiasm, the Jeju fans (known as Insane Islanders) have yet to see a home victory this year. In fact they have yet to see a home goal. Jeju once again in this match goes one goal down, but like the great fans that they are, the supporters keep on cheering, never giving up hope. And then, in the …

Things to Do »

[25 Jul 2008 | No Comment | ]
Korea’s sexual conservatism absent at Jeju Island’s sex theme land – Love Land, Jeju, South Korea.

Loveland is a bustling arena of sexual irregularities, a place which resonates erotic inhibition by communicating the essence of sexuality into creative and indeed thought-provoking exhibits. It is also a job that this intrepid reporter could not afford to miss.

Coffee Shops, Things to Do »

[20 Jun 2008 | No Comment | ]

Right next door to Yeomiji Botanical Garden in Jungmun lays the Challa Meditation Gallery. The brainchild of Korean artist Chung Gong, Challa is both an art gallery as well as a café. It offers organic foods and Italian coffee on a scenic local overlooking the valley just beyond Cheonjiyeon Falls. It’s an oasis of calm amidst the unrelenting tackiness and excess of Jungmun.
Challa is a celebration of the possibilities of meditation and respect for nature. Past galleries have focused on farmers and organic farming along with works of modern …

Things to Do »

[20 Jun 2008 | No Comment | ]

Like any true child of the 80s, I know how to shoot – courtesy of the formerly modern technology known as Nintendo and my father, a card-carrying member of the NRA. No daughter of his was ever going to be allowed to stand in front of the TV, rifle cocked. Instead, it was mandated that both my sister and I stand as far away as possible, cord stretched to its limits, with our gun arms fully extended, the target in line with the scope. Other families with …