South Korea’s Gangnam is more than a Kpop song and high-end shopping – here are some other things you can do in this modern part of Seoul.
Planning your leave days in 2017? Here’s a guide on how to maximise your time and where you can go around Asia.
Wonder what it’s like to live in traditional Korean housing? Here’s a review of my Hanok experience
Searching for street art in Seoul – I explored Ihwa Mural Village, Mullae, Apgujeong Graffiti Tunnel and Hongdae
Round up 2015 takes a look back at a hectic year and the surprising amount of travel I managed to do!
Discovering K-culture in Seoul – K-newbie me gets my first taste of the Hallyu wave at 3 popular Hallyu tourism spots in Seoul.
Besides recounting my own travels and posting my travel inspirations here on The Occasional Traveller, I do a bit of writing here and there on the side, and one of the newer sites I’m a contributing writer to is Epicure & Culture, run by the lovely Jessie from Jessie on a Journey who is currently my blog mentor and puts up with all my stupid questions and terrible time management… much love! Here’s the first post that I wrote for E&C – it’s based on my journals about South Korean food from my very first solo trip, aka the Seoul …
You don’t have to be lonely while you’re on the road – some tips on how to make friends while travelling alone.
A lot of times I get inspired to wanderlust by great pictures and quotes that I find on the Internet. I came across this really great quote and thought it really resonated with one of my recent pictures from my Abu Dhabi trip, so after fiddling around on Photoshop and Indesign for a bit, here’s the first of hopefully many TOTpostcards in time to come: Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere Sometimes in the middle of nowhere you find yourself I really like this quote – not just for its symmetry, but that sometimes it takes getting …
The lovely people at Maptia (I posted about them awhile back here) invited me to participate in a new segment on their blog called Places are like People, and here’s my first guest post there: It was pretty fun recapping my first solo trip to Seoul – I tend to do more informational blogposts about places I’ve been to, though I try to exercise the creative writing muscles from time to time. Seoul will always be a little bit special, because of my friend T who I made there (Hello T! *waves*) We met during the English tour of the …