Author: Simon Norton

Pyeongchang Olympics December 2017 Update

Season Opening Dates The 2017/8 season is now almost in full swing with most resorts having opened in the second half of November and the last few hills near Seoul & in the south opening in early December. Visiting Seoul

Seoul Winter Guide

If you’re visiting Korea for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, chances are you’ll be staying in Seoul for part of your stay (see here for the latest on the Pyeongchang 2018 accommodation situation); once you’re done at the Olympics in

Pyeongchang Olympics November 2017 Update

Opening Dates The 2017/8 season is finally underway, with Yongpyong, High1, and Phoenix Park all having opened on November 17th/18th. Welli Hilli Park, Elysian Gangchon, Jisan Forest, and Vivaldi Park are all aiming to open on the 24th/25th, with Oak

Pyeongchang Olympics October 2017 Update

The Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics are now only 4 months away, but many would-be visitors are still in two minds about coming due to uncertainties over accommodation and transportation. It does look like a majority of visitors will be staying

Pyeongchang 2018 Accommodation: where to stay for the Winter Olympics

If you’re visiting Korea specifically for the Winter Olympics and are trying to work out the Pyeongchang 2018 accommodation situation right now, chances are you’re bouncing all over the internet and not having much luck. Fact is, the situation still

The Biggest Ski Resort in Korea

If you’re wondering what the biggest ski resort in Korea is, by most measurements it’s Yongpyong – though if you’re talking about vertical drop, Muju Deogyusan is the top dog (until Jeongseon Alpine Centre opens, anyway). High1 isn’t far behind,

Gangneung KTX (Pyeongchang bullet train)

Gangneung KTX latest update (December 2017): Welli Hilli Park, Phoenix Park, and Yongpyong/Alpensia have all confirmed they’ll have shuttle buses from their nearest stations (schedules yet to be announced). High1 have confirmed they will have no extra arrangements for the

The Best Ski Resorts in Korea

I’m often asked which is the best ski resort in Korea, and I always answer that it depends what you’re looking for. So here’s the lowdown on the best resorts in Korea, presented in top-3s: Best All-Round Korean Ski Resorts

Top 5 Korean Ski Resorts During the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics

If you’re visiting Korea during the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic season and want to do some skiing yourself, be aware that the four resorts involved in hosting the games will be partially or entirely closed to the general public i.e. much

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