Imagine Your Korea ~ 8 Faces of Korea Trip

South Korea, the land of wonders, showing you the 8 different type of Trip that you can enjoy whilst visiting the country. What is your dream trip in Korea? The Korea Tourism get you to imagine the kind of Korea trip that suit with your personal taste. Just like Lee JongSuk said in the end…

Gyeongbok Palace ~ 경복궁 History and Today’s View

Gyeongbok-Gung,(Hangul: 경복궁) Gung means Palace; is the first and the largest Royal Palace out of the five Grand Palaces exist in South Korea. Built during the Joseon dynasty, in 1394 finished in just one year 1395, just 3 years after Yi Seong Gye/King Taejo (the first King of Joseon) took the throne in 1392. Purposely it was…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Fireworks Festival at Yeouido Park

This is an annual event that most everybody who lives in Seoul looking forward to it. I was so happened made up my mind to see it, and luckily to get a friend to accompany me to the festival, otherwise I will lost in a crowd. The time to go there was really something, I…

A Walk Lured by Rooftop Prince ~ Mural Village 이화 벽화마을

I remember talking to myself that I should find this Seoul city art project called Ihwa Mural Village 이화 벽화마을, after I watched Rooftop Prince drama and TaecGui Global We Got Married Korean TV show. How interesting that Seoul City Metropolitan government did this city project to save a left behind (almost slum) neighborhood into…

How to get to try Hanbok Korea for free in Seoul

AH~ another exciting moment in Seoul, South Korea I’ve been in. Trying to dress in Korean Hanbok. Traditional Korean clothing. I heard to actually purchase a real Hanbok is super super expensive, more when the fabric is made from the real silk. There is some place that offer tourist in Seoul to dress in Hanbok,…

Asking street direction in Seoul, South Korea in English

Before I enter South Korea, I heard a lot also read a lot articles saying that it is difficult to ask direction in South Korea, particularly when you ask it in English. They say most Korean people will try to avoid you speaking English. Which is for me somewhat not always necessary true. This is…

The Depart-day to Seoul, South Korea

Yes, this is the D-day I finally will be depart to Seoul tonight 21.Feb.2014 by Korean Air flight #KE628 from Jakarta, Indonesia Okey, who wants to send me farewell ~~ The packing is done, well 99% done, as usual when traveling I always insert some stuffs in the last minutes. Passport on hand, ticket on…

First night in Seoul

I stayed in this “fancy hostel” ~ that’s how my friend call it~ LoL, called HiSeoul Youth Hostel in Yeongdeungpo-gu area. For me its like a 3-stars hotel type in Jakarta, judging from the size of the room, only the bed is less comfy, compare to the real hotel, but the facility all good for…