Korea 2016 : Ann-Yeong Seoul

It was our last day in Seoul. This trip was more about taking things slow and since this was our second take on this city, it was more relaxed. Not much emphasis on documenting but more of spending time together. Some last minute shopping as I always enjoyed the long Korean spoons. We took away…

Korea 2016 : Ice fishing in Hwacheon

We have a long day. Early morning and we got some coffee and breakfast in. It would be a 2-3 hour travel time to get to Hwacheon for the ice fishing festival. After an hour plus riding on the highways towards the outskrits of Seoul, we arrived in Hwacheon. Aptly decorated streets where ice fishing…

Seoul, Korea 2016 : I Want To See Snow!

And she said : I Want To See Snow! We booked tickets and though it was not a guarantee, we headed to Seoul for winter. This was the second time in Seoul and as the flight flew in, we saw the outskirts of Korea covered in snow. None in Seoul though. It was a homecoming.…

South Korea : Myeondong, Seoul

Apr 18, 2014 Fri, 8:26 PM GMT+9 Mention Myeondong and you will get a reply : shopping! This place is filled with shoppers and shops. You can get various brands here and do not be surprise if the same brands can be located just 3-4 stores down. They are all franchised out and if you…

South Korea : Sungnyemun Gate (Namdaemun Gate), Seoul

Apr 18, 2014 Fri, 7:31 PM GMT +9 Sungnyemun Gate is Korea’s National Treasure No. 1, and its unofficial name is Namdaemun Gate. Sungnyemun Gate is the largest castle gate stone structure with an arched entrance in the middle. It is one of the three gates of Seoul. Namdaemun was build in 1398 before being rebuilt…

South Korea : 63 Building, Seoul

Apr 18, 2014 Fri, 5:09 PM GMT +9 Another tower. Must go up. Pay for your tickets and head up. A view of Seoul from the other side of the Han River. Notice Namsan Tower in the distance. Metropolitan. Selfie time. This is not a painting. Noryangjin market down there. Spend some time here before…

South Korea : Angel-in-Us Coffee

  Apr 18, 2014 Fri, 3:37 PM GMT +9 Angel In Us Coffee probably is the best coffee I have had in Seoul. This wonderful surprise gives smooth rich coffee flavours. No bitterness. Of course, the decor involved a lot of angels. Caramel macchiato. Tastes so good. This beats Starbucks. This is one good coffee…