Category Archives: SOUTH KOREA

[KOREA TRAVELS] Train to Busan In A Day- Haedong Yonggunsa , Gamcheon Cultural Village & Jalgachi Fish Market

Oh well…When I told my friend that I am heading to Busan, the first reaction was “ Train to Busan!”. Hence, that’s my post title to start of the post. E & I checked the weather forecast before deciding the day to head to Busan. I think that is the best part when you travel free and easy. We get to manage and change our itineraries as and when we want to. Continue reading [KOREA TRAVELS] Train to Busan In A Day- Haedong Yonggunsa , Gamcheon Cultural Village & Jalgachi Fish Market

[KOREA EATS] My First Michelin Experience With La Yeon At Shilla Seoul Hotel

During my trip to Seoul, E suggested to try out 1 Michelin restaurant and I agreed. So, he went to do some research and decided on La Yeon for afternoon lunch. And this time round, he decided to give me a treat! Lucky me! I got to enjoy the meal for free courtesy of E. The restaurant is located on the 23rd floor of Shilla Seoul Hotel. Continue reading [KOREA EATS] My First Michelin Experience With La Yeon At Shilla Seoul Hotel

[KOREA TRAVELS] Explore A Day At Gyeongbokgung Palace, Bukchon Hanok Village(북촌한옥마을) And Cha-Teul Tea House

We decided to spend a day at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Bukchon Hanok Village because both locations are within a walking distance. Gyeongbokgung Palace is one of the must-visit attraction places for tourist because of its long history. Gyeongbokgung was the main royal palace of the Joseon dynasty. Gyeongbokgung (경복궁), which means “palace greatly blessed by Heaven,” was built in the heart of Seoul surrounded by Mount Bugaksan and Mount Namsan. Continue reading [KOREA TRAVELS] Explore A Day At Gyeongbokgung Palace, Bukchon Hanok Village(북촌한옥마을) And Cha-Teul Tea House

[KOREA EATS] Myth Jokbal 미쓰족발 At Myeongdong | Seoul

During my one week stay in Seoul, E suggested to try Myth Jokbal and we headed to the outlet at Myeongdong for lunch. So why is Myth Jokbal is famous? Jokbal is a Korean braised pig’s trotters cooked with soy sauce and spices. It is a combination of soy sauce, ginger, garlic and rice wine. This reminds me of our local braised pig’s trotters but taste wise is different. Continue reading [KOREA EATS] Myth Jokbal 미쓰족발 At Myeongdong | Seoul

[KOREA TRAVELS] A Day in Gangchon Rail Bike , Nami Island And Garden of Morning Calm By Trazy.com

E & I decided to spend a day out of Seoul during our one week stay in Korea. Thus, we visited 3 famous destinations in Gapyeong within a day. This was made possible courtesy of Trazy.com.Trazy.com is an one-stop portal for discounted attraction tickets, tours and transport! You can book the tour here to save your trouble arranging transportation and entrance tickets. Continue reading [KOREA TRAVELS] A Day in Gangchon Rail Bike , Nami Island And Garden of Morning Calm By Trazy.com

[HOTEL REVIEW] Staying At Hotel ShinShin Myeongdong In Seoul | Korea

If you are wondering where I stayed during my recent Seoul trip, the answer is Hotel ShinShin. ShinShin Hotel Myeongdong is a boutique hotel with urban décor and subtle Korean elements established in the year 1964. The hotel rejuvenated in the year 2013 and features 72 modern rooms and three conceptual rooms with Korean-inspired designs. Continue reading [HOTEL REVIEW] Staying At Hotel ShinShin Myeongdong In Seoul | Korea

[TRAVEL TIPS] How to Survive Winter in Seoul,Korea

Winter in Seoul, Korea was freaking cold especially on the month of November and December. I just came back from winter wonderland and glad that I survived from the icy cold. This is my first time experience the Korean winter. I was being warned by friends who travelled in the month of November about it and I did my homework before I travel recently. Continue reading [TRAVEL TIPS] How to Survive Winter in Seoul,Korea

[KOREA TRAVELS] Why Hongdae Is a Must Visit Place in Seoul?

Hongdae is another must visit place in Seoul after Myeongdong. Hongdae is located right in front of Hongik University in the Mapo district of Seoul. This is one of the favourite hot spots for college students and also tourists who love shopping and fashion. Hongdae is quite similar to Harajuku in Tokyo and Bugis in Singapore. The area caters for young crowd and fashion trend setters. Continue reading [KOREA TRAVELS] Why Hongdae Is a Must Visit Place in Seoul?

[KOREA TRAVELS] 5 Reasons Why You Must Visit Garosu-Gil When You Are In Seoul

During my recent trip to Seoul, I went exploring Garosu-Gil and fall in love with this place. Garosu-Gil is an area in Sinsa-dong,Gangnam-gu,Seoul. This area is known for its galleries, restaurants, bars,cafes, boutiques and art design bookshops. This hipster street has so much inspiration from architecture to fashion and many more. Continue reading [KOREA TRAVELS] 5 Reasons Why You Must Visit Garosu-Gil When You Are In Seoul

[KOREA TRAVEL TIPS] How to Claim Tax Refunds At Incheon International Airport | Seoul

My last visit to Seoul was 4 years ago and their tax refunds system has changed since then. So I decided to share my latest experience on how to claim tax refunds at Incheon International Airport. Hope you guys will find it useful when you travel to Seoul! Continue reading [KOREA TRAVEL TIPS] How to Claim Tax Refunds At Incheon International Airport | Seoul