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Shopping for Beauty Products in Seoul

In Go! Girl Guides, Korea by Jaclynn Seah0 Comments

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, …

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3 of my favourite places for shopping in Bangkok

In Go! Girl Guides, Thailand by Jaclynn Seah3 Comments

I’ve just returned from an awesome 4- day shopping trip in Bangkok, where most of my time was spent eating, shopping and getting massages done. But, if you’re just passing through Bangkok and want some quick tips on where to shop in  Bangkok, here are 3 of my personal suggestions on places you should head to:   1. Chaktuchak/JJ Market Chatuchak is the ultimate shopper’s paradise–the huge outdoor market has everything you could ever want, and much much more. Those looking for trendy fashion and local designers, head over to Section 3, listed in maps as the ‘plants and gardening …

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Packing tips for the travelling scuba diver

In Go! Girl Guides, Scuba Diving by Jaclynn Seah0 Comments

If you have ever travelled for a scuba diving trip, you know one of the most annoying things about it is the sheer amount of gear you need just to go underwater. Mask, Fins, Booties, Weight Belt, Buoyancy Control Device (BCD), Regulator, Dive Computer, Surface Marker Buoy… If you are particular about the gear you use, that means packing a lot of heavy equipment for your trip. Based on my own experiences, here are some little tips on things to pack that could make your scuba diving trip that much better. Feel free to share with me your secret tips …