Other than its propensity for constantly changing weather, Melbourne and Victoria held me captivated. I didn’t have anywhere near enough time to explore, experience and immerse myself in all this part of Australia has to offer. With just 5 days, we chose to spend most of it in the countryside, in the Macedon Ranges. We … Continue reading Melbourne

Making Paper

Making paper in South Korea is a centuries old tradition still in use today. Hanji is the name given to handmade paper made from the Mulberry Tree in South Korea. I travelled to the Andong Hanji Paper Factory in Pungsan to see how they make this incredibly tough but beautiful paper. If you are considering … Continue reading Making Paper

Hiking in Juwangsan

On my most recent trip to South Korea, I found myself in a village at the foothills of Taebaek Mountains. An ‘apple town’, Juwangsan is one of those magically scenic mountain villages you always see imagery of, depicting beautifully carved mountain peaks with lush autumn foliage, and of course hikers, huffing and puffing their way … Continue reading Hiking in Juwangsan