Why Korea need more Smile?

Have you heard “K-SMILE” campaign running by the Seoul City Government? did you feel odd that South Korea actually need this kind of campaign? On April 17, the Korea Visit Committee hold a K-Smile Campaign event in Myeong-dong shopping district in preparation for the Spring Welcome Week for World Tourists. The purpose is to spread the…

Top 13 Destinations in South Korea

Here are the most common place for tourist to visit in South Korea Seoul Downtown City 1.  Gyeongbok-gung (Palace) The biggest palace (main) in South Korea where all the Joseon Kings resided. 2.  Chandeok-gung (Palace) The second biggest palace with its famous secret garden. 3.  Deoksu-gung (Palace) Right next to Gwanghwamun Square, palace that not…

Seollal in Korea

Welcoming a new Lunar Year ~ Seollal  (설날) is one of the biggest festive and celebration in South Korea, beside the Jan 1 New Year that based on Gregorian calendar (Sinjeong) this Seollal turn to be even bigger holidays in Korea. Today is D-1 before Lunar New Year arrives.  What does South Korean do to…

Sinchon Favour Savour Corner

This writing goes to all Korean Drama lovers, as in there are times this place become a special spot,  as you probably see a lot of scenes where the actor/actress are; too poor to eat in a restaurant try to catch meals between time craving for supper late at night doing ‘arebaite’ part time job…

my wish pre-Wedding Korea Trip

This is my WISH PREWEDDING TRIP in South Korea. Annyounghaseyo, my name is 가비 (GaBi) 입니다 . My #1 wish is to experience very special moments in Korea, and as many people know, South Korea is portrays as one of the romantic place in the world.  Not with big extravaganza things but with small personal things that…

Saturday fling at Marronier Park

People who lives in Seoul (Seoulites) knows that there so so many parks (Gongwon = 공원 ) located in downtown city that really worth to visit.  The most famous for tourist would be the Namsan park, Yeouido park as it located next to Han River (Hangang) or historic park like Tapgol Park. But here I want to…

HanSik ~Delicious Foods in Korea

HanSik ~ 한식 is short from Hanguk (Korea) eumsik (food) Eager to show you variant type of Korean foods I ate and some drinks when I was living in Seoul, South Korea. Here we go:                           ps. mianhaeyo, maybe I was too hungry after school,…

Unspoken Dating Culture in Korea

There many unspoken culture or habit for Korean relating to having a love relationship aka dating or going further on marriage. The common says that often heard is Do not date someone when you don’t have money You’re not allow to think about marriage when you even don’t have a stable job When you’re jobless…

Memorial Day Holiday 여행

Last Monday June 6th, was a Memorial Holiday in South Korea, so everybody have a one day off, including my boyfriend who choose to go sight seeing (여행=yoheng) outside town. Sadly I couldn’t be with him at that day, but he said: well, you will see what I see ~~~ so..sweet 😳 So here I…

Bukchon Hanok Village – Walking through Joseon time

If you happen to be a Joseon historical periods (Sageuk – 사국) drama lovers, you might want at least once experience walking in the ancient neighborhood of Joseon, surrounded by the beautiful old “Hanok” traditional houses. Today is the millennium century but it is fascinating that you still can feel the ambiance of the old…

Gwanghwamun Square

Gwanghwamun Plaza (Hangul: 광화문광장; hanja: 光化門廣場, also known as Gwanghwamun Square is a famous Landmark in the heart of Seoul city, South Korea. A spot that every tourist “must visit” to take a momento picture at least, to prove that you are visit Seoul :)) Located in Sejongno, Jongno-gu in Seoul, South Korea. There is…

my simple Mini Gimbap (Mayak Gimbap) 마약김밥

Been craving to eat gimbap lately, not much ingredients, but I made some just for me, with fried egg and dried shredded beef my kind of mayak gimbap (kimbap), maybe another time i will add spinach and cucumber too. 마약김밥 Korean seaweed rice rolls