• Travel

    Exploring Seoul, South Korea

    Korea has the best food ever. Here we are trying out some street food on the way to Gyeongbokgung Palace. We went during the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Matching outfits!!! We got there just in time for the changing of the guards ceremony. Samgyeopsal!!! I LOVE THE FOOD HERE. Waiting in line for go up the N Seoul Tower. SO MANY LONG QUEUES HERE. It’s a tourist trap! Not much to see up there. Just the love locks and a mediocre city view. Woops! Sorry. 😛 On the bright side, I got to ride a cable car for the first time. On the bus heading back to the hostel. The next…

  • Photography,  Travel

    Photo Diary: Seoul in Winter

    There’s just something about the deadness and coldness of winter that appeals to me. These were taken in Dongdaemun Design Plaza, N Seoul Tower and in some park I don’t know the name of. We wandered off here trying to find Haneul Park. Sadly we couldn’t find what we were looking for, but this was quite enchanting too. Photos by Pal and myself

  • Travel

    Winter in South Korea: Nami Island and Garden of Morning Calm

    Last February, my friends Pal, Sonia and I went to South Korea. We were on different flights. I took a late night flight (which was delayed) and arrived at Incheon Airport at around 10pm. According to my research, the trains stop at midnight. I was literally running around the airport trying to catch the train to Seoul at the eleventh hour, because if I didn’t make it, I’d have to take a taxi which is expensive. I arrived in Seoul past midnight, and luckily the trains were still operating. I could get to the hostel without taking a taxi then. I arrived at my last train stop and was about…