Head to Toe Fashion at Dongdaemun and Traditional Snacks at Namdaemun, Seoul, South Korea

The district of Dongdaemun is the epitome of Seoul’s 24/7 shopping culture. It is marketed as one stop shop for head to toe fashion at affordable price, where one can choose to shop up to the wee morning hours and no one will judge you. Starting from Dongdaemun (Gate), historically a popular market place since […]

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Ewha Womans University, Hyehwa & Hongdae, Seoul Best University Neighborhood, Seoul, South Korea

I don’t really shop much whenever I travel, though I’ve met a lot in Seoul whose definition of South Korea trip includes filling up their suitcases not only with Korean cosmetic products but head home with fashionable and yet affordable clothes. Take for example one of my room mates, who I came to know was […]

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Night time Souvenir Shopping at Insa-dong & Visit to Jogyesa Temple, Seoul, South Korea

The 700m street of Insa-dong gil is synonymous to the traditional culture and craft souvenir shopping at Seoul. Here is where you can buy hanbok (traditional clothing), hanji (traditional paper), traditional teas, pottery, and folk crafts ranging from very expensive to the cheap ones. Historically, Insa-dong is the original “art” neighborhood of Seoul. A famous […]

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Stone Guards at the Royal Tombs of Seonjeongneung, Seoul, South Korea

Few meters walk from Seolleung Station is the seldom visited Seoulleung and Jeongneung or known as Seonjeongneung, one of the many UNESCO World Heritage recognize site in the city of Seoul. Seonjeongneung houses the burial mounds of King Seongjong, the 9th king of Joseon Dynasty, his second wife, Queen Jeonghyeon, and their son King Jungjong. […]

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