Changdeokgung Palace and Huwon, The Secret Garden, Seoul, South Korea

The well-preserved UNESCO World Heritage palace of Changdeokgung, was the first of the “Five Grand Palaces” that I visited in Seoul. Known as “Donggwol” or the Eastern Palace, the Changdeokgung Palace was said to be the favored residence of the many Joseon Dynasty kings attributing not only to its size but to the over-all ambiance […]

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Bukchon Hanok Village and Neighborhood of Samcheong-dong, Seoul , South Korea

It is always a source of inspiration to see a city that kept its tradition against the modern development and the view of giwa (tiled roof) of Korean traditional houses against the background of skyscrapers that symbolizes Seoul position in 21st century will remain as one of my favorite. Arriving very late from Singapore to […]

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