• Asia,  South Korea,  Travel

    Peace Train DMZ Tour

    I have been living in South Korea for almost two years now, and yet I still haven’t had a chance to visit the place near the DMZ. When Matthew came here for a visit before we all travelled down to Bangkok for a holiday, I finally get to visit this place. We bought the ticket from Korail website for the price of 17,800won per person (two way). We didn’t bother to print out the train ticket, but we have the softcopy of it saved on our phone. The train departed from platform number 14, and it left on time. This three-cabin train beautifully decorated with flower patterns on the seats…

  • Asia,  South Korea,  Travel

    Chuseok Holiday Hiking in Jirisan National Park

    My first mountain hike in Korea happened to be in Jirisan National Park. It has been quite a while since I last did an uphill hike. I remember how tiring it was to climb the Mount Kinabalu back in 2000 and that was 17 years ago when I was still young! But this mountain wasn’t that high so, it shouldn’t be any problem right 🙂 We started planning our trip two months ago when Adam confirmed his visit to Korea. However, the train tickets were booked one month before the travelling date due to the online booking condition set by Korail. We were quite worried about not getting any ticket…

  • Asia,  Food / Drinks,  South Korea,  Travel

    Jarasum Makgeolli Festival

    Makgeolli Festival is held yearly in Jarasum Island located in Gapyeong County of Gyeonggi province. This venue is also where the International Jazz Festival took place in every autumn. For those who anticipate the event, this year it will be held on 20th ~ 22nd October. In this trip, we went together with Liam, the Makgeolli king and his other half, Hyunnah. They brought along a cooler bag to store Makgeolli and also a picnic mat.

  • Asia,  South Korea,  Travel

    North Korea views from Odusan Unification Observatory

    I have always wanted to travel to North Korea, but it wasn't accessible from South Korea. The only way to get there is via China or Russia in a tour group, as it's not allowed to travel independently in North Korea. I'm not sure if I would be able to go there anytime in future, So, I settled for just getting a glimpse of the country. Find out how to get there and what to expect from Odusan Unification Observatory.

  • Asia,  South Korea,  Travel

    Petite France

    Petite France is a small French Culture Village located about 25 minutes journey by the shuttle bus from Nami stop. It's another place where they filmed the drama like My Love from the Star, Secret Garden and Personal Taste.

  • Asia,  South Korea,  Travel

    Namsan Seoul Tower

    N Seoul Tower or Namsan Tower opened to the general public in 1980. It's a place that one must visit to take a look at the jungle stone of South Korea proud city, Seoul. It's also a famous place for a lovesick couple to spend their quality time on the unofficial binding ceremony with a colourful padlock. The tower is open for a visit 365 days a year. One can visit this place by foot or cable car.


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