Start hearty with a bowl of haejangguk breakfast stew at Sanggane Gamjatang.
I know there's compulsory nudity involved, but I'm not sure when it begins.
It's when the tour guide starts stacking shot glasses that Tim Richards realises this may not be your average food walking tour.
From beaches to bays, mountains to caves, it's always worth stepping outside the capital cities, writes Kerry van der Jagt.
Discover tranquil shrines and in alleyways, teahouses and calligraphy stores.
It is one of the tensest international borders in the world, but it's also attracting hordes of tourists.
Seafood is the star of the show in the South Korean capital, writes Stephanie Wood.
Its little-known ski industry offers plenty of snow, few crowds and many attractions on and off the slopes, writes Susan Bredow.
Asia's third largest economy welcomes visitors with open arms. Hike its mountainous countryside that's awash with natural attractions. Listen as monks chant serenely from buddhist temples while its modern cities buzz 24/7. Visit the contentious DMZ, which separates it from its northern neighbour. Throw in a distinct cuisine, and some bizarre festivals, and you've got a recipe for the perfect trip.