Jeju and it’s immense potential

3 years and counting. Now with a house purchase on this incredible island.  Many people have said to me “why Jeju?” And my answer constantly is why not?

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There’s nothing not to like about this island. It’s one of the new 7 wonders of the world (2011), offers life amongst pristine nature surroundings yet has a city area that allows you to taste civilisation when you decide on a change of environment.

If your life’s goal is to stay in Asia, find a place that offers you 4 seasons, island lifestyle meaning fresh food, good air and water, picturesque trekking sites i cant think of a better choice than here.

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And its only going to get better. The city of Jeju has an open trading policy and welcomes external investments. They are trying to build a global education city and have big property players like Berjaya already in here with their award winning Airest City and Resorts World Jeju integrated resort opening in 2017.

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Tourist arrivals already make 12 million visitors to the island in 2014. 85% of these tourists are domestic, 10% Chinese and the other 5% others. It is already the most travelled air route in the world accounting for some 10mil passengers.

The potential is limitless ^^

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Warm & Cozy – 맨드롱 또똣

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The new Wed-Thurs MBC drama Warm and Cozy is giving me all kinds of feels about moving to Jeju.  Mainly the huge inspiration to get there quickly and start life on the island. The backdrop is absolutely gorgeous and it is further enhanced by the simple love story between the leads that is as idyllic as the feel of the island.

I am so glad there is finally a series that will showcase the beauty of Jeju – in all 16 glorious episodes of it.  All thats left to sweeten tourism in this beautiful island is travel packages that can help tourists better enjoy the real Jeju – not manufactured museums and lackluster amusement parks or lousy shopping places that pay the guides each time a batch of tourists arrive (These are the places I detest most in every tour package I’ve signed up for) but a real glimpse into the lives of the people there and why they have such a fierce loyalty to it.

Here’s more screenshots.  If you haven’t seen it yet… I highly recommend it 🙂

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Watch the official drama MV:

Can’t wait for my next visit up there in June.  More pics to come :))