An Adventure in Nami Island

Since I stepped my feet in Korea for the first time, I really hoped that I could visit this famous island. Yeah, Nami Island is famous for its romantic situation because popular Korean drama, Winter Sonata, was filmed there. Nami Island is located outside Seoul, or exactly in Gangwon-do. So to go there, I had

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Express Bus Terminal Underground Shopping Mall

The Express Bus Terminal Underground Shopping Mall is not at glamorous or well known as other tourist shopping spots in Seoul but if you are after the discount you should try to find The Express Bus Terminal Underground Shopping Mall. Welcome to the world of underground shopping malls:   When people tell me they would go shopping in Myeongdong for the affordable prices, I usually throw up my hands in horror: As the most touristy shopping locations in  Seoul, prices in Myeongdong have been corrected upwards to match the budgets of Japanese and Chinese tourists. What does not concern the tourists though might turn into a problem if you intend to stay in Seoul for a longer time. Personally I do also hate wasting money when I know where to find the exact same items for a lower price. Surprisingly, The

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Jeonju’s Millenium Worth of History

Jeonju, the capital of North Jeolla Prefecture, is a popular weekend getaway for families, couples and singles, old and young, as it is comfortably located about 3 hours from both Seoul and Busan by bus. Most famed for its long history and wide-spread village of traditional Korean houses, the city is also known for outstanding

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Temple Stay in Korea

Have you ever heard about ‘ Temple Stay ‘ ? It’s basically staying at the temple, doing meditations, some Buddhist rituals, and also numbers of Korean cultural activities. But hey, for your information, ‘Temple Stay’ is one of the popular activities to do in Korea. I got a chance to spend days at the temple

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