Where to Get your Cherry Blossom On in Korea: Updated for 2015

Nothing quite as beautiful as the cherry blossom trees bursting into colour. This can’t come quick enough! Will definitely be heading to the temple next to COEX to marvel at the stunning blossoms. Spring break through already!


*In recent days, last year’s post about Cherry Blossom Festivals in Korea has become popular again on this blog. It seems like people are already making travel plans for this year’s season, so I’ve updated with dates for 2015, and provided tips for getting the most out of your festival experience.

Every spring, an eagerly anticipated silvery pink wave of luminescent gorgeousness sweeps it’s way up the Korean Peninsula.

Yup, you guessed it. The blooming of the cherry blossoms.

By Kim Daram, CC Attribution By Kim Daram, CC Attribution

It’s an occasion that almost everyone in the country looks forward to. And while no one can pinpoint exactly what makes this annual blushing of the trees such a special event, I’d guess that it has something to do with it’s temporal nature.

Could there be anything more poetic than the falling of an infinite number of frail pink petals, as they drift peacefully to their…

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