[Wanderlust Wednesday] Kiss Under the Cherry Blossoms with Your Love like ‘That Winter, the Wind Blows’!

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Photo courtesy of SBS TV drama, “That Winter, the Wind Blows

If you ever watched “That Winter, the Wind Blows,” a 2013 SBS TV drama starring Jo In-sung and Song Hye-kyo, most of you will probably remember the last scene, which is one of the most iconic moments in the drama. It is a beautiful love scene where the two characters kissed while the cherry blossoms were dancing in the air!

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Photo courtesy of SBS TV drama, “That Winter, the Wind Blows

Such truly romantic and picturesque scene was filmed in Jinhae, a district in Changwon City in the southern part of South Korea. And every year in early April, South Korea’s most prestigious cherry blossom festival called Jinhae Gunhangje Festival takes place in Jinhae, where over 350,000 cherry trees burst in bloom in spring. For details and directions, click here.

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Photo courtesy of Gadjo Dilo, ‘Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival (2015)’

This ten-day festival will run from April 1st to 10th in 2016, which is only few days away from now. So hurry up and start planning a romantic weekend getaways to Jinhae! For details and directions, click here.

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Photo courtesy of Gadjo Dilo, ‘Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival (2015)’

Just 2 hours away from Busan, you can try taking a short excursion to Jinhae in spring to catch fantastic cherry blossoms if you’re traveling or staying in Busan. For details, click here.

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Photo courtesy of Sam Ng, ‘Jinhae() Cherry Blossom’

For this spring in 2016, why not try a visit to South Korea’s largest cherry blossom festival in Jinhae and give a sweet kiss to your love in the swirls of cherry blossoms? It is the perfect place for you and your significant one to recharge your relationship and to squeeze in little romance to your family vacation!

 

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Photo courtesy of Steve Butterfield, ‘Jinhae Cherry Blossoms 2012 061’

If you want to check out other romantic cherry blossom festivals across Korea, browse through Korea’s #1 travel shop, Trazy.com, and see which spring festival will make your vacation the sweetest!

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