The Songaksan Dullegil Trail, on Jeju Island, in South Korea. Photo: Shutterstock
The Songaksan Dullegil Trail, on Jeju Island, in South Korea. Photo: Shutterstock
Mercedes Hutton
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South Korea’s Jeju Island is damned if tourists do come, and damned if they don’t

  • Visitor numbers are almost back to pre-pandemic levels, but neither the locals nor the out-of-towners seem too happy about it
  • Arrivals complain that they find the island destination expensive, while inhabitants feel at increased risk of catching Covid-19

The Songaksan Dullegil Trail, on Jeju Island, in South Korea. Photo: Shutterstock
The Songaksan Dullegil Trail, on Jeju Island, in South Korea. Photo: Shutterstock
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