Tag Archive: south korea

Epilogue – 2016 Autumn Romance in S. Korea

This was a trip that almost never came to fruition. What was meant to be a quick-dash-and-return solo trip (for me) ended up a vacation for the both of us because the stars… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

Jeju, the Island of Gods D1

[31 Oct 2016] How is it even possible that after at least 10 visits to South Korea, that the mister has never been to Jeju 제주도? Oh my, that’s like a blasphemy to… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

The Enchanting Nami Island

[27 Oct 2016] It was a side trip we talked and talked (to death, actually) of making for several trips now, yet it never materialised till this autumn. The location in question is Nami… Continue reading

The Vacay with BFFs D2: Jeju Scenery

Early in the morning, while still all sleepy-eyed, we set off for Sunrise Peak 성산일출붕 [GPS: 783-0959], around 4.45am. Sunrise was predicted to be at 6.52am that day so I drove like a… Continue reading

The Vacay with BFFs D1: To Jeju!

I’m celebrating a milestone birthday this year together with my friends from school. Several, I still keep in close and constant contact with, despite it having been close to three decades since we… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

Of First Trips and Many More

It was our first trip together as man and wife. Fondly coined as the ‘Mini Honeymoon’, we chose a country close by to vacation for a week, postponing the honeymoon proper to Europe till… Continue reading

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… Continue reading