Category: South Korea

Once Upon A Time in Gyeongbogkung Palace

Once Upon A Time in Gyeongbogkung Palace

When my friend and I started planning our Seoul trip, I asked if we could visit the palaces as I am into history and culture. Good thing she said yes and I already began listing all the palaces we were to visit. Seoul City alone have […]

Petite France: Reunited with Little Prince

Petite France: Reunited with Little Prince

Lovers of Antoine de Saint Exupery’s famous novel, Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince), should definitely include Petite France in their must-visit list when visiting Korea. I have read this novel way back in high school. And though it was labelled as a children’s book, […]

Korea: Autumn in My Heart

Korea: Autumn in My Heart

I knew we were nearing our destination as I felt the other passengers stir slowly in their seats. I kept my eyes closed but I couldn’t help but take a peek. I opened one eye and saw that the others were dashing to the lavatories […]

Traveling Made Easier with Flytpack

Traveling Made Easier with Flytpack

One of my initial worries when I recently traveled to South Korea was how will I stay connected given that I will be gone for ten long days. As someone whose activities revolve mostly around social media and the internet, establishing a good online connection […]

Appreciating Korean History Through a DMZ Tour

Appreciating Korean History Through a DMZ Tour

My visit to South Korea paved the way for me to tick off another item off my bucket list. I have secretly longed to visit North Korea. However, that is utterly impossible given the country’s current state. Joining a DMZ tour courtesy of VVIP Tours […]

At Home in CMS Inn Seoul

At Home in CMS Inn Seoul

Coming back from Busan, we found ourselves staying in the Dongdaenum area because we initially wanted to visit the nearby malls which opens until past normal business hours. Though we failed to visit those, we didn’t regret choosing to stay at this location. Let me […]

Why Stay at Citadines Haeundae Busan

Why Stay at Citadines Haeundae Busan

I originally planned to stay only in Seoul but I realized we have enough time to go down south to South Korea’s second most populous city. My friend and I wanted to see Busan’s famed beaches so booking in the Haeundae area came naturally. Spending […]

Where to Stay in Korea: Issue Seoul Guesthouse

Where to Stay in Korea: Issue Seoul Guesthouse

My recent visit to Korea involved a long time of planning as traveling to a foreign country for the first time is always daunting. That’s why I always carefully choose where I book my accommodation when going on a trip abroad. Factors like location and […]

Korean Visa Application for Filipinos

Korean Visa Application for Filipinos

It wasn’t my first time to visit a country which required a visa. I went to India in 2013 with a pre-approved one. But since it was my first time to visit a first world country, I wanted to experience applying for a visa myself.  I was […]