A personal perspective of the protest against the President in Gwangju, South Korea’s most democratic and liberal region
Seoul’d Gangnam district is more than a Kpop song and high-end shopping – here’s what you can check out if you are spending the weekend in Gangnam
Live your dream of olden Korea and try a Hanok homestay in a traditional Korean house. Here’s what my experience was like and how to book one of your own.
Gear up for winter in South Korea – check out the Gangwon region during ski season and visit Pyeongchang, home of the Winter Olympics 2018
A detailed guide on where to find street art in Seoul – exploring Ihwa Mural Village, the industrial Mullae area, Apgujeong’s graffiti tunnel and youthful Hongdae
Discovering K-culture in Seoul – K-newbie me gets my first taste of the Hallyu wave at 3 popular Hallyu tourism spots in Seoul.
An anecdote of my experience ordering and eating Korean food in Seoul without being able to speak a lick of Korean.
Here’s the story of how I made a friend on my first solo trip overseas
Crossposted from Go! Girl Guides, where I’m a contributing blogger. Check out the site for more great articles from other freewheelin’ travellin’ girls that go! If there’s one thing you notice about the Koreans from their celebrities, other than their perfectly symmetrical faces, it’s their flawless skin. Beauty is big business in Korea – for the locals and the tourists alike. Just walking around Myeongdong one evening, there were beauty shops every few steps. You can always tell that the beauty shops are around – because of their very prominent and enthusiastic promoters each shop employs – whether it’s costumes, …
I’m not a foodie. My take on food is that it’s mostly for survival – I eat to live and I hardly go out of the way just for a good meal. Also, I don’t believe you should eat anything you don’t want to eat – I love my comfort food, I don’t like vegetables and my mum has given up on getting me to eat them after all this time. So eating out in Seoul on my own was going to be challenging. Not only would the language barrier be an issue in ordering food, I knew I was …