Tag: seoul

I Left my Soul in Seoul

If Tokyo were my second home, then Seoul would undeniably be my third. I will need more than my ten digits to really count the number of times I’ve visited this city, not that I can be absolutely sure anymore. And still, every single…

Sunsets at Haneul Sky Park and Naksan Park

[2018.11.01/02] A second visit to Haneul Sky Park 하늘공원 for me, at sunset. Here is where I chronicled my first visit, in comparison. The time of the day wasn’t the only difference though, this round a friend (not the mister) and I took public…

A Compedium of Seoul, As We Know It

[03 Nov 2016] It was our last day in Korea and we were back in Seoul. According to plan, we were supposed to proceed to N Seoul Tower N 서울타워 to view the autumn foliage. Instead of scaling the steep slope followed by a…

10 Things about South Korea

Republic of Korea (also more commonly known as South Korea) is a sovereign state located south of the 38th Parallel in East Asia. Seoul, official known as Seoul Special City, is also the capital and largest metropolis of  South Korea and has a population…

The Astounding ‘Park in the Sky’

[30 Oct 2016] The discovery of such a beautiful place in Seoul almost didn’t happen. While it was planned for, I had other prior commitment that might run late so this was a dispensable schedule on our itinerary. As luck would have it, the prior…

Of Traipsing Korean Palaces

[28 Oct 2016] Years ago, we went to South Korea for our mini honeymoon, during which we must have visited many of the palaces. But I don’t remember much, with it being more than a decade ago. This trip, we decided to revisit some…

Of Gyeongbokgung Palace by Night

[27 Oct 2016] It was by chance that I discovered about this special night event at Gyeongbokgung Palace (경복궁) , one of the five main palaces situated in Seoul and the largest. As our trip this time coincided with the last days of the event…

Mobile Phone Prepaid Plan in Seoul

This was one of the first things I researched on once I decided upon signing up for the one-month language immersion programme in Seoul. While free Wi-Fi is readily available and easily tapped upon at most public places in Seoul, a more reliable form…

Back to School in Seoul

Exciting times ahead for the missus. In specific it is 5 weeks’ worth of excitement as I spend the said duration in Seoul as a student of Korean Language and Culture. And so totally a dream come true! As a linguist wannabe, I have…

Of First Snow

The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of a world and wake up in another quite different, and if this is not enchantment then where is it to be…