A trip to South Korea is never complete without visiting Nami Island. Nami Island is a tiny half-moon shaped island located in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province. It was formed in 1944 with the flooding of the land caused by the construction of the Chyeongpyeong Dam was built.
My husband and I were looking for Bukchon Traditional Village when I saw Cath’s Cafe. I didn’t think twice and immediately went in. If the prints look familiar to you, it is because they are by Cath Kidston.
The charming Insadong neighborhood represents the focal point of Korean traditional culture and crafts. The main street is Insadong-gil, which is connected to a multitude of alleys that lead deeper into the district with modern galleries and tea shops. You can’t go to Insadong and not have tea at a traditional tea shop.
Korean street food is part of the adventure when travelling in Korea. There’s no shortage of tasty street food treats to taste. I can eat them everyday. Despite having a free breakfast from the hotel, I looked forward waking up each morning to look for this stall.
As mentioned in my previous post, this hotel came highly recommended by a coworker because of its location. If shopping is one of your main objectives, then I strongly recommend staying in Myeongdong (one of the 4 shopping streets in Seoul.) There are many hotels in Myeongdong at different price ranges. I like J Hill… Continue reading Hotel JHill
Last week my husband and I went to South Korea. We booked our flights three months ahead. Because I didn’t want to get too excited for the trip, the planning took a backseat. Everything happened at the last minute. The embassy announced their 2015 New Visa Requirements effective March 1st. I applied for a visa… Continue reading A Trip to South Korea
One of the oldest towns in the Philippines, Vigan is a Spanish-colonial fairy tale of dark-wood mansions, cobblestone streets and clattering kalesa (horse-drawn carriages). It is a World Heritage Site in that it is one of the few Hispanic towns left in the Philippines. Because of this, Vigan City was officially recognized as one of the New 7 Wonders Cities together with Beirut, Doha, Durban, Havana, Kuala Lumpur, and La… Continue reading Time Travel
Here are some of the places we visited in Taiwan.
Ubud, a town in central Bali, is far removed from the beach party scene in Kuta, and is regarded as the cultural centre of Bali. It is famous as an arts and crafts hub, and much of the town and nearby villages seems to consist of artists’ workshops and galleries.