Category Archives: Seoul Sojourn (2011)

Shopping for Beauty Products in Seoul [Go! Girl Guides Article]

Shopping for Beauty Products in Seoul [Go! Girl Guides Article]

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

How to Pack for a Shopping Trip [Go! Girl Guides Article]

How to Pack for a Shopping Trip [Go! Girl Guides Article]

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! Singapore, where I hail from, is a land of malls. We have new shopping malls sprouting up every year, and a recent survey found that shopping was second on the

Ordering Food When you Don’t Speak the Language [Go! Girl Guides Article]

Ordering Food When you Don’t Speak the Language [Go! Girl Guides Article]

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! So you’ve packed your bags, headed as far from home as you can; you’ve seen the sights to see, breathed the foreign air and… you’re dining on McDonald’s or instant

Seoul Food

Seoul Food

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

Seoul Sights: Jogyesa

Seoul Sights: Jogyesa

Y’know what, August was such a hectic month that this blog’s first birthday has totally flown by without notice! Officially its first post was on Singapore’s National Day, 9th August 2010, but for some reason I kept thinking late October, probably because that’s about when TOTshop was first launched… But preamble aside, The Occasional Traveller