Hongdae (Hongik University Street) | Seoul, Korea

If you had been following closely to this travelogue that I am doing on my trip to Korea last year, we already managed to check out quite a lot of the so-called shopping havens in Korea with a high percentage of them actually being quite disappointing. But even so, it was already our ninth day…

Ihwa Mural Village & Namdaemun | Seoul, Korea

After taking a good break the day before by allowing ourselves to relax and do nothing much other than shopping and eating a lot, we were all refreshed and ready to take on another day of sightseeing within Seoul! [Korea September/October 2014] 3rd Oct 2014 – Day 8 Ihwa Mural Village & Namdaemun We started…

1 day in Macau for the History Geek

History Geek [his-tuh-ree geek] Someone who has excessive enthusiasm for and some expertise about history. Way before the Portuguese arrived and dominated Macau, the peninsula and its ports served as a trading ground between the East and West because of its strategic geographical location. Some of the items traded back then includes silk from China…

Gangnam & Sinsa-dong Garosu-gil | Seoul, Korea

And since Dongdaemun was a disappointment when we checked the area out the night before, we decided to lie low a little and hang around in the comforts of our apartment until the stomachs issued a warrant for food or it go all bonkers before we finally head out for the day! So here’s our…

Edae Shopping District | Seoul, Korea

On our sixth day of our Korea trip, we had to send off one of the girls, Lyn, since she couldn’t get an approved extended break from work like Xin and I! A little sad that she couldn’t continue the journey together with us but the escapade to Korea has to go on! [Korea September/October…

KTX to Seoul & Myeongdong | Seoul, Korea

I was beginning to become quite fond of Busan for it is a developed city and it was easy to get around yet it is still rather laid back with a strong cultural character lingering and there’s so many things to see and do. The local folks were all too kind and they made me…