Seoul Lantern Festival 2013

The Seoul Lantern Festival is going on now until November 17th  along the Cheonggyecheon Stream.  Lanterns are lit  from 5:00pm- 11:00pm along a 0.9 km stretch going from Cheonggye bridge to Samilgyo Bridge.
 This year’s theme is ‘Hanseong Baekje, Dreams of a Thousand years.’ There are hundreds of lanterns on display, each telling a unique story.  Lanterns are constructed by both local and international artists.
For more information click here! And for Directions please scroll to the bottom of this blog post.
 1) Euljiro 1-ga Station (Seoul Subway Line 2), Exit 2 or 3.
2) Jonggak Station (Subway Line 1), Exit 5.
3) Gwanghwamun Station (Subway Line 5), Exit 5


A visual artist by profession and a sightseer at heart, I spent a year as a commercial photographer before letting my urge to Travel ELSEwHERE take over. After receiving a job offer that lead me to a sleepy town high in the Tuscan mountains, my travel adventure began. Since that time my travels have lead me to visit over 60 countries, marry a fellow globetrotter, move intercontinentally seven times and to create temporary homes in four continents! Through my travels, I’ve held many suitcases packed for adventures as a journalist, blogger, philanthropist, teacher, army-wife, magazine director, photographer, barmaid, but mainly just an adventurer. With each new experience, elsewhere, I endeavor to live sensibly while exploring a new culture, living sustainably, and giving back whenever possible. I aspire to make this travel blog help those starting a new life elsewhere or just passing through…