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[25 May 2008 | 5 Comments | ]
Jimjilbangs and Saunas, Jeju, South Korea.

Jimjilbangs and Saunas on Jeju Island, South Korea
Story by Sara Stillman | Photo – Flickr
After a long winter was almost over, advice from a friend and a visit to a Japanese onsen finally prompted me to check out the world of saunas and jimjilbangs on Jeju. I had been missing my bathtub in Canada and my muscles were sore, but I was feeling a bit shy about getting naked in front of a lot of local strangers. The morning after my first trip to the Deabo Sauna in Sin-Jeju, however, …

Interviews, On the Roads, Things to Do, Visiting Jeju? »

[25 May 2008 | 6 Comments | ]

Mr Lee’s Bike Shop: Rentals and SalesTourists and Teachers
Story and photos by Joanne Burgess
Gorgeous island paradise is commonly used to describe this heaven of an island on which many of us are lucky enough to call home. Indeed it is, and with so many wonderful sites to explore, there is no better time to get started than when the weather is warming up and the sun is shining bright. That’s right folks—summertime! You can always take one of the gazillion taxis on the island or the crowded bus line to …

Interviews, Things to Do, Visiting Jeju? »

[25 May 2008 | No Comment | ]

Here I was in some unknown suburb of Reykjavik, Iceland, having an impromptu Playstation Singstar competition with my new Icelandic friends. Previously we had been out together at a birthday meal and I had bought my most expensive glass of wine ever ($40!). Fast forward a day later and I was skating across Reykjavik pond with an Austrian girl who had been building a large walk-in camera from old schematics in Vienna. Later still, I would have a guided tour of the city from a balding Icelandic man who …

Getting Out of Jeju, Visiting Jeju? »

[2 Nov 2007 | One Comment | ]

Ferry services are available 3-6 times weekly at the harbors of Incheon, Busan and Mokpo to Jeju-do Island, a UNESCO designated World Natural Heritage. The ferry not only carries passengers, but cars as well, making it possible for travelers to take their vehicles on their trip.
For everything you need to know (including scheduled departure times and prices) click here.