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First of two loops completed

8 April 2019

Korea-Daejeon-Seoul-Train - First of two loops completed
Heading back to Seoul on the KTX to stay at Dormy inn Gangnam

Now I am back in Seoul and as the title suggests, that is the first of 2 loops or the second of 4 loops completed. Actually lets go with second of....

By special request

7 April 2019

Korea-Daejeon-Shopping - By special request
Exploring Daejeon station and the underground malls

Due to requests from my mother in the comments, tonights photos feature shops and people and also a sunset. I decided to head back to the station ....

All day clay

7 April 2019

Korea-Daejeon-Hiking-Gyejoksan - All day clay
Walking a full lap of the Gyekoksan Hwangtogil trail via the subway and red route 2 bus

Today I went and walked in some clay, for many many hours. East of Daejeon is a small mountain, Gyejoksan. That is not generally where people go, ....

The real actual city

6 April 2019

Korea-Daejeon-Ramen - The real actual city
Eating ramen in central Daejeon

As suggested earlier, tonight I went to the real centre of the city. I missed it until this morning when it was closed, but yeah I already said th....

A day of rest and walking

6 April 2019

Korea-Daejeon-Expo - A day of rest and walking
Exploring the Daejeon arboretum and Expo science park

For my rest day I walked about 20km around Daejeon. On the way I identified where I am going tomorrow. I also went to about 30 gardens, joined a s....

Sunny river city

5 April 2019

Korea-Daejeon-Bibimbap - Sunny river city
Wandering around Yuseong Spa to eat mandoo

I walked away from what I thought was the main part of the city and found a nicer part of the city. This part of the city is very far from the tra....


4 April 2019

Korea-Daejeon-Pancakes - Pancakes?
The cherry blossoms and LED covered mall of Daejeon

I had no preconceptions of what to expect in Daejeon. All the other cities I am visiting on this trip are mega cities, Daejeon is 1.5 million peop....

No ticket no passport no talking

4 April 2019

Korea-Daejeon-Train - No ticket no passport no talking
Taking the KTX train to Daejeon

Now I am in Daejeon, in central southern Korea. No one has heard of Daejeon before, not even people that live here. A few unusual things happened ....

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