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Jeju-do was once listed by Newsweek magazine as one of the world's top ten undiscovered paradises. "do" is the Korean for island, and you will never hear Koreans just say Jeju; they will always say Jeju-do, so best get used to it. Jeju-shi means Jeju city and it is the main city on Jeju-do.
Jeju-do lies 85km south of the Korean mainland, and can be reached by plane or ferry. Jeju-do is actually at the centre of an island group, and the next most important island in the group, and some would say, the most beautiful, is Udo, to the east. Udo, or Cow Island, can be reached by ferry and a visit there is not to be missed.
Jeju-do is 73km long from east to west and 41km from north to south. It is a volcanic island with more than 360 craters and dramatic basalt scenery, including the snow-capped Hallasan, South Korea's highest mountain.
Some describe Jeju-do as Korea's Hawaii and it is also known as the Honeymoon Isle. Such is its legendary status in Korea that if you asked Koreans if they could go anywhere in the world, where would they go, many would choose Jeju-do.
Every Korean feels he should visit Jeju-do at least once in his life and most do for their honeymoon. When I came to Korea, it was the place I most wanted to visit and I am so glad that I did!
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