Best place to immerse in Hahoe culture and to see “Rope fireworks” up close

This small very well equipped traditional guesthouse in the traditional village is next to the river where we saw the spectacular “Rope fireworks” for the first time in our life. This village can be reached by public bus from Andong or a 30 minute taxi ride. Andong is very well connected to all major cities […]

Charming and peaceful

Although we’ve stayed at Japanese ryokan many times, this was our first experience of a hanok stay, and it didn’t disappoint. Same warm welcome (with a cup of green tea and a wedge of apple), same simple aesthetics and same temptingly snug futon-like mattresses on the floor. What was different? The ondol underfloor heating, which […]