A Taste of Korean Hospitality

By Whit Altizer Biking through the Korean countryside always makes me fall more fiercely in love with this country. The masses of people, the identical apartment blocks, and the breakneck pace of the city often feels¬†inescapable. But take a step just outside the clamor of the city and you’re hit hard with a different side…

Explore Korea by bike… with KIDS!

By Lindsay Nash Thanksgiving usually means sitting around a table and stuffing yourself with turkey and all the fixings. In Korea, on their Thanksgiving known as Chuseok, most Koreans are doing the same. Well, if you substitute the turkey for songpyeon¬†and the dry red wine for clear strong soju. But we’re expats here in South…

Cycling from Seoul to Busan (Day 3)

By Whit Altizer I just returned from a bike trip from Incheon to Busan last week. It was fabulous. It was easy to navigate, beautiful and a fantastic week spent in Korea with a couple of friends. Over the next week, I am going to blog about the daily logistics of my trip in hopes…

Cycling from Seoul to Busan (Day 2)

By Whit Altizer I just returned from a bike trip from Incheon to Busan yesterday. It was fabulous. It was easy to navigate, beautiful and a fantastic week spent in Korea with a couple of friends. Over the next week, I am going to blog about the daily logistics of my trip in hopes that…

Cycling from Seoul to Busan: Day 1

By Whit Altizer I just returned from a bike trip from Incheon to Busan yesterday. It was fabulous. It was easy to navigate, beautiful and a fantastic week spent in Korea with a couple of friends. Over the next week, I am going to blog about the daily logistics of my trip in hopes that…

Wordless Wednesday

The future of Korea’s dedicated bike paths looks good with more on the way. I personally can’t wait for the East Sea Bike Path. It should be amazing. In August, some friends and I will go from Incheon to Busan.  

Korea Bike Paths: Gumi to Andong

By Whit Altizer The roughly 90-mile stretch from Gumi to Andong is an excellent leg of Korea’s bike paths. It’s beautiful, hilly and offers plenty of options for food, drink and shelter. This past weekend my friend and I did it over 3 days with two 3-year olds in bike trailers while taking our sweet…

Korea as a Cycling Destination

This weekend one of my friends and co-workers took our kids along the Nakdong River bike path from Gumi to Andong over 3 days. It was one of the more amazing trips of my life. It was safe, beautiful, and fun for 3-year olds and 30-year olds. We cycled, ate, played, broke up fights, hugged…