Planning your leave days in 2017? Here’s a guide on how to maximise your time and where you can go around Asia.
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.
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
Round up 2015 takes a look back at a hectic year and the surprising amount of travel I managed to do with just 18 days of leave
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 …
Hello I’m finally going to finish up the last of my Seoul posts! It’s been like… 3 months since my trip but I’m SO BAD at finishing things… my Taiwan posts are still unfinished, and that trip was 4 years ago! Anyhow, I’m endeavoring to finally finish up Seoul’s posts… most of these posts have been a bit delayed because I didn’t take so many pictures, and I think that somehow demotivates me from writing about them. But here I go! SAMCHEONGDONG After my Gyeongbokgung tour, I headed out the east gate and took a quick 5-min walk towards …