Well, we've been busy couch potatoes, glued to the flatscreen and enjoying all the action of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. And what a great spectacular the Olympics turned out to be! It all came to a fantastic end with the closing ceremony, where the Olympic flag was lowered and presented to Mr Seok Rae Lee, mayor of the city of PyeongChang.
A regular reader of Korea Snow recently asked, 'Does Korea have an après ski scene'? Annie, confirmed. Yes, on one hand Korean snow fields have an après ski scene of sorts, but on the other hand they don't. Is that clear enough for you? Clear as black snow methinks. Let me explain...
Why go to Korea for Skiing?
Snow holidays in Korea are one of the best kept secrets, with most people not even knowing that the Korean Peninsular gets some great snow in the Northern Hemisphere winter. With the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics to be held in the Pyeongchang Region, no doubt this will increase international recognition and
Sajo Resort (Chungju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do)
Sajo Resort is the only ski resort in the Chungcheong-do region, located in the Suanbo Hot Spring Complex in Chungju,
The village of Hoenggye is the service centre of the area and has all the essentials for your snow holiday. Once you come off the motorway from Seoul you will notice that every second shop is a ski shop and they (usually) open early and close late to catch travellers coming into town at all hours.
Bears Town Ski Resort (Pocheon-si, Gyeonggi-do)
Bears Town Resort is a great place for a one-day ski and snowboard trip since it's only about 50 minutes away from Seoul.