One of the places that define Seoul is the Namsan Tower aka Namsan Seoul Tower. Most cities have that one place which allows visitors to take in the city skyline and this is it for 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 –…
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…
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.
A Buddhist temple by the sea side, I feel as though I, too will be free of petty worries and worldly pleasures if I lived here as a nun.
Most temples are actually built on mountains or hidden deep in them. Haedong Yonggungsa is an anomaly in this sense.
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.
The trend must have kickstarted somewhere. Merging antiquated houses with art and splashes of colours. The world has taken up this chance at revitalising a place with fervor and Busan’s Gamcheon Culture Village (부산 감천문화마을) is one of them.