When winter comes around, you might easily feel blue and bored. So, for those of you who don’t want to go outdoors, here’s the ultimate selection of indoor activities you can try in South Korea and beat the winter boredom!! ;)
1. Craft a Special Souvenir with Korean Traditional Paper
If you are looking for a special, one of a kind souvenir in South Korea, why don’t you try making it instead of buying it on the street or from a store?Try making a Korean traditional craft with your own hands in the very heart of Insa-dong, the traditional district in Seoul! For details and directions, click here.Speaking of ‘Hanji’, it’s an incredibly strong, fibrous paper made from the inner bark of the mulberry tree and the root of hibiscus. You will be enamored with the true beauty of Hanji craft once you try this activity.
With the help of the master craftswoman, you will be able to make various kinds of souvenirs such as flower lamp, jewelry box and cubic lamp! If you want to sign up, click here.
2. Make Your Own Custom Ring
Making a DIY custom ring is a popular new trend among young stylish people in Seoul. It became a smash hit after Korean celebrities, Gain and Jo Kwon, made their own matching rings on a reality TV show called “We Got Married”.You can choose the size and style of the ring, and engrave initials or words. Everything’s up to you! For details, click here.
The image above shows how your one and only ring is created! ;)
So, spare one day with your beloved ones and design your own ring at a workshop in Hongdae (Hongik University Area) called Banji Market!You’ll have the best time with friends, family and your significant one. For details and directions, click here.
2. Traditional Korean Hanbok Experience
Started in 1962 as a Hanbok Shop, ‘Goguan Studio‘ now has become one of the most popular places to try Korean traditional clothes, ‘Hanbok’, and experience Korean culture.The studio offers a selection of 300 different Hanbok as well as hair ornaments that you can try on! Awesome, right?In winter, the studio is relatively quiet than in summer, so now is the perfect time for you and your friends and family to visit this studio! ;)Go ahead and pick your favorite Hanbok and take your best shot! You can enjoy this experience at a discounted price here.
At any rate, if you want to find out the latest, trendiest things to do, browse through Korea’s #1 Travel Guide, Trazy.com, where you can find one of a kind activities that you can’t do elsewhere but only in South Korea! :D