Frolicking in Changdeokgung Palace’s Secret Garden

Sometimes I wonder how a nation has managed to capture the overzealous attention of young fans throughout Asia, be situated just 38 miles away from the DMZ line and survive, have a long list of delicious street food and traditional delicacies and still have such beautifully maintained palaces in the city centre. This efficacy to,…

Food-tasting local food in Seoul ♥

Wangbijib located in the heart of MyeongdongTosokchon – Ginseng Chicken Barbeque! BBQ all day errday.  Myeongdong Street Food  Sigol Bapsang – Banchan Tasting (Itaewon)  Kyochon Chicken – DeliveryHangover Soup / Gamjatang (not that we were, mind you)Army Stew My top food list during our rendezvous in Seoul: #1 – BBQ Pork and Beef #2 –…

Visiting Seoul’s Gyeongbokgung Palace.

In Gyeongbokgung Palace, I felt like I was trapezing through the hallways and colorful buildings, the history coming alive to represent the present and the future of Korea as a nation. The adrenaline rush was a not so subtle reminder to keep exploring and observing the crooks and crannies that had built a nation through…

Eating our way to happiness in Busan.

The food mecca in Korea is, unsurprisingly, not Seoul but in fact the entire southern region which was why the bulk of our travels were in the south – Jeonju, Busan and Gyeongju. In Busan, we really went all out to enjoy good food at a decent price with endless rounds of snacks and dessert.…

Exploring Busan’s Taejongdae

I really, really love how Busan has the perfect outdoor spots for a good hike or walk. People who know me will know that I enjoy a good hike; that even if my current hibernating state, I am undaunted when faced with a good flight of stairs – or slope. Taejongdae in Busan, Korea is such a venue. With its steady stream of slopes around the park and flight of stairs down to the lighthouse – I was secretly thrilled and enjoying every moment.