South Korea: Hanbok Rental Experience

May 26, 2019

Like most Filipinos, I love watching Korean dramas and I am particularly fond of period drama where the costumes they wear are hanboks, Korea’s traditional dress.  This is why part of our itinerary when we went to South Korea was to try on a hanbok.      There are several hanbok rentals in South Korea.  They are mostly located near…

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South Korea: Shopping at Myeongdong and Insa-dong

May 20, 2019

Shopping will always be a part of everyone’s travel itinerary.   Shopping money will also be part of every traveler’s travel budget.  In South Korea, there are two places where shopping is a nice activity: Myeongdong and Insadong.     Myeongdong is a famous shopping area in Seoul, South Korea.  It is a long stretch of street that has various shops. …

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South Korea: DIY Commute to Nami Island + Petite France + Garden of the Morning Calm

May 7, 2019

Nami Island, or Namiseom, is one of the many famous tourist attractions in South Korea that Filipinos make sure to include in their itinerary.  Nami Island is where part of the Kdrama Endless Love: Winter Sonata was filmed.  Nami Island is near Gapyeong District, where Petite France and Garden of the Morning Calm is located.  Several tourists include Nami Island,…

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South Korea: Snow Experience at Bears Town Ski Resort

May 2, 2019

Our first day in South Korea marks our little boy 7th birthday.  His wish was to see snow.  It was so cold when we arrived, but it was not snowing in Seoul.  We already saw this in the snow forecast and for him to see snow on his exact birthday, we included in our itinerary a visit in one of…

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