JSA Building at the DMZ

Visiting the DMZ in Korea

Visiting the DMZ is a Must See While Traveling to Seoul, South Korea

On our way back from the Philippines, we had a connection through Seoul.  Of the few people I’ve known that have been to South Korea, they all loved the DMZ (or Demilitarized Zone), a strip of land on the 38th parallel between North and South Korea that offers a buffer zone which was created during a cease fire arrangement in 1953.  Given we didn’t know if we’d be back anytime soon, we scheduled a weekend layover. Continue reading “Visiting the DMZ in Korea”

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market in seoul, south Korea

Two and Half Days in Seoul, South Korea

Traveling to Seoul, South Korea

On our way home from the Philippines, we had to connect through Seoul, South Korea.  Neither Rootie nor I had been, so we decided on a 2.5 day layover, mostly in order to go to the DMZ which we heard was a must see. Continue reading “Two and Half Days in Seoul, South Korea”