(Photoblog) Visiting Line Friends Store in Itaewon, Seoul

Because Line deserves a special place in my heart (and blog). P.S: Don’t bother going to the Myeondong Line Store – it is crowded all the time and things are always sold out. Visit the flagship store in Itaewon directly (Itaewon station, exit 3 – walk for around 5 to 8 minutes and you will…

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…

Our one-day itinerary in Gyeongju

They don’t call Gyeongju the “museum without walls” without good reason. The entire city teems with history; even the breaths you take are weighted and seemingly unabating. Two days would be a comfortable itinerary to see Gyeongju but if you, like us, want to spend only a day, it is possible too.

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.