WARNING: This blog is not suitable for workplaces. It contains a lot of images of nudity, genitalia, and sexual poses. Viewer discretion is advised!

I actually spent quite a lot of time debating with my serious self whether to publish it, and how many pictures I should post. But at the end, my fun self just got the upper hand. I believe an open mind and a good sense of humor make a great traveler. And I believe that you all are free spirits who embrace adventures and unconventional thinking. Otherwise, how do you get to know my blog? 🙂

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Jeju Loveland

 

When it comes to Asia and sex, people often think of Thailand with its vivid sex industry, or India with its world renowned Kama Sutra teachings, or Japan, the land that gave birth to the term hentai, sexually-explicit anime and manga which have developed into a distinct genre of pornography. But not Korea! I always had an impression that Koreans were sexually repressed, as evidenced by couples’ awkward kisses in Korean dramas. Again, I made another HUMONGOUS wrong presumption. The sex trade in Korea is so huge, despite its illegality, that the government once admitted it accounts for as much as 4% of the country’s annual GDP – about the size of the fish and agriculture industries combined. While the country hides its dark secret under a dazzling surface, Korea does actually flaunt it off in one place deceptively called Jeju Loveland. This one-of-a-kind giant wacky erotic theme park is only 10 min away from Jeju International Airport, where 140 works of art are erected for the pleasure of the public. People say it was built in an effort to inspire couples with arranged marriages during their honeymoon on Jeju (really???).

 

“Jeju Loveland breaks the traditional taboos surrounding sex, and is a place where visitors can appreciate the natural beauty of sexuality” (Jeju Loveland Website). Once you step through the entrance, you can immediately imagine what is in store for you. Everything has an erotic theme attached to it, whether it is the phallic arrows giving directions, the ladies and gentlemen restrooms with genitalia-shaped door handles, or the sperm-adorned shop. The park is designed along an axis made of a labia-shaped exhibition pathway, and a penis fountain ejaculating water toward two nipple hills. Scattered around are sensual figures, interactive sculpture, and even hands-on exhibits such as a ‘masturbation cycle’.

 

There are even more surprises in the Baengnok Exhibition Hall, which in essence is a sex toy store. There you can find anything from elaborate dildos, to boob-shaped key rings, to aprons painted with naked genitalia. Upstairs there are special exhibits by local artists, which of course also feature sex themes. Some materials here are on the verge of being perverted for their explicit depiction of sexual intercourse. They can seriously make you blush.

 

However, overall the place is surprisingly delightful and fun. You can hear people giggling every time they turn the corner and see a new piece of art. If even the statues are enjoying themselves, how can tourists not have a good time here, right?

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Jeju Love Land

Direction sign

Jeju Love Land

Hearts

Jeju Love Land

Toilet doors with genitalia-shaped handles

Jeju Love Land

Wanna wash your hands?

Jeju Love Land

Jeju Love Land

This sensual sculpture (Desire) is probably the most impressive exhibit in the park. It’s very big, about 9m long and 3m tall.

 

Jeju Love Land

Souvenir shop

Jeju Love Land

It’s only a chair 🙂

Jeju Love Land

Animals in the park

Jeju Love Land

What is she listening to?

Jeju Love Land

Come to me (the nipple hill is in the background)

Jeju Love Land

Leda

Jeju Love Land

Hand

Jeju Love Land

Three angels

Jeju Love Land

Japanese Love

Jeju Love Land

Greek love

Jeju Love Land

Wall painting

Jeju Love Land

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Waiting for you – male and female versions

Jeju Love Land

Riding waves

Jeju Love Land

The labia-shaped exhibit pathway

Jeju Love Land

The thinnest die hard

Jeju Love Land

Bathroom drama

Jeju Love Land

Jeju Love Land

Where are you going?

Jeju Love Land

Isn’t it beautiful?

Jeju Love Land

Feeding

Jeju Love Land

Juggling

Jeju Loveland

One of many interactive devices

Jeju Loveland

Like master, like dog

Jeju Loveland

 A signpost

Jeju Loveland

Can’t think of a name for this

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Threesome

Jeju Loveland

These are from the coffee shop inside the park

Jeju Loveland

Penis riding

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Wall of love

Jeju Loveland

Read the text, it is hilarious

Jeju Loveland

The wall of Baengnok Exhibition Hall

Jeju Loveland

Tissue holder

Jeju Loveland

Jeju Loveland

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Jeju Loveland

Jeju Loveland

Jeju Loveland

Jeju Loveland

Jeju Loveland

Jeju Loveland

Exhibits in the Baengnok Exhibition Hall

Jeju Loveland

One of many souvenirs you can buy in the Baengnok Exhibition Hall

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