Jeollanam-do has selected Mokpo-si, Yeosu-si, and Gangjin-gun as the best places for workation, a new travel trend to enjoy work and vacation. (workation=work+vacation)
Mokpo, a city of history, art, and romance, begins with the modern history street, a cultural space where you can learn about the painful historical culture and changes in life during the Japanese colonial period. where you can
It is good to take a stroll around modern historical destinations such as Samhakdo Park, which is connected by a small bridge connecting the three islands, and Lee Nanyeong Park, which commemorates the late Mrs.
You can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the archipelago from the marine cable car, the Skywalk, Yudalsan Mountain, and the Gohado Coastal Deck. Along with filming locations for movies and dramas such as Yeonhee's Supermarket, you can easily find pensions, guesthouses, and rental accommodations where you can feel the atmosphere of Mokpo.
Yeosu, the center of international marine tourism, can spend a fruitful vacation while staying at hotels and pool villas such as Sono Calm and Ramada Plaza, which are state-of-the-art accommodations, and enjoying representative tourism resources such as Odongdo Island, Expo Marine Park, and marine cable car.
Odongdo’s well-being trekking course (2.5km), filled with over 3,000 camellia trees, has many attractions such as the deck trail, music fountain, and camellia observatory, so it’s perfect for walking while cooling your head after work. There is also Yeosu Art Land, a complex resort that combines art and culture. It is equipped with media art, an artificial rock cave, and an infinity pool, so you can take a break with the sea view of the four seasons and the unexplored scenery that nature has to offer.
Gangjin is rich in travel tourism resources such as rural farmhouse experience FU-SO (short for Feeling-Up Stress-Off), Dalbit Hanok Experience Village, and Sajae Hanok Experience Center.
The Dalbit Hanok Experience Village consists of 11 hanoks.
You can feel the quiet hanok sensibility, and the heated Ondol room is a good way to unwind from work.
In addition, you can feel the beauty of Gangjin at the Goryeo Celadon Museum as well as the green scenery of Gangjinwon, which produces high-quality green tea in the highlands of Wolchulsan, and Baekundongwonrim, Dasanchodang, and Gaudo, the three largest gardens in Honam that retain the original Korean traditional garden.
At the same time, Jeollanam-do recommended maesaenggi as a food for January. Maesaengi is in season from mid-November to February when the cold wind blows. As an alkaline food, it contains a lot of nutrients such as vitamin AC, chlorophyll, calcium, iron, and minerals, which helps in growth and development, and is excellent in relieving osteoporosis and hangover.
An official from Jeollanam-do said, "We hope to improve work efficiency in Jeollanam-do, which is perfect for 'digital nomads' who enjoy work and vacation regardless of location as telecommuting is being promoted due to the prolonged Corona 19."
Detailed information and videos on monthly recommended tourist destinations in Jeollanam-do can be found on the Jeollanam-do comprehensive tourism information system ‘Namdo Travel Guide (www.namdokorea.com)’.
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