Jeju is a province of South Korea. It's located southwest of the country's mainland and has about 570,000 inhabitants. The name Jeju also refers to the island Jeju itself, which makes up for most of the province. There are however some smaller islands and rocks scattered along the main island.
From the Jeju Island Travel Guide
31 December 2013 - 01 January 2014
This ffestival is both the last and first festival of the year as it begins on December 31st and stretches into 1st January. Rites and rituals focus on songgyuyeongsin (bidding adieu to the past year and ushering in the new year) and pray for the well-being, health and prosperity of the Jeju locals in the Wishing Ceremony. It is a celebration of sunrises as the rituals commence around the first sunrise of the year. Fireworks, traditional folk games, poem recitations and Himangje (rite of hope) also occur.
The location is good as the bus terminal is close by and connects you to other places well. There are plenty of eateries and some shopping surrounding the hostel. The hostel is great in the sense that you can make your own drinks, cook your food and lounge with the tv or computer. ... more
The place is located inside a marketplace, and it can be a little difficult to find. but when you are there, you have all kinds of fresh produce right by your fingertips. The location is central in the city, so it isn't too far from the harbor, busterminal and shops. ... more
Studying in South Korea for 4 months, travelling after
Jeju Island, just south of Korea, would make a good weekend trip, while you are there. You can fly from Incheon airport, but I'd recommend taking the train to Mokpo, and the ferry from there to Jeju- with ferry back from Jeju, via Busan. It takes a bit longer (better make it a long weekend ...
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side making it all the way down to jeju island hopfully. once i get down there head back up west side ...
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Hello! Welcome to Korea. I'm living in S.Korea now. I wanna recommend aplace, 'Je-Ju-Do', and 'Seoul' and 'Kyoung-Ju'. Jeju is a beautiful island. ('Do' means a island) it exist south of the Han-peninsula. The tour will takes about 10 days. Seoul is a very big city. and there are so many sight to see. but i ...
On my final morning in Seoul, I went back to the Dongmun Market to do some window shopping and experience the Jeju culture one last time before heading to the airport. I managed to switch to an earlier flight, and was quite proud of myself-then my flight was delayed. I ended up leaving at the exact same ...
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