HELLO KOREA 2022/2023: Busan Accommodation – Ramada Encore by Wyndham Busan Station

HELLO KOREA 2022/2023: Busan Accommodation – Ramada Encore by Wyndham Busan Station

[Travel in December 2022 – January 2023] This marks my fifth trip to Busan, and interestingly, it’s one of the priciest hotel accommodations I’ve secured there. Partly attributed to the December winter season, and the fact that we booked rather late (originally planning to visit 

HELLO KOREA 2022/2023: 2 hours wait – not fated cafes.

HELLO KOREA 2022/2023: 2 hours wait – not fated cafes.

[Travel in December 2022 – January 2023] I have a lengthy list of cafes I’ve been eager to visit, especially since Covid. Although it’s challenging to check off all of them, I’ve made it a goal to try out as many as possible. For my 

HELLO KOREA 2022/2023: Gudeul 구들 Omakase

HELLO KOREA 2022/2023: Gudeul 구들 Omakase

[Travel in December 2022 – January 2023] Today marks the conclusion of my journey, a journey I eagerly anticipated since the onset of Covid, and I am thrilled to be back home at last! For my final evening, I’ve opted for something truly extraordinary – 

HELLO KOREA 2022/2023: Seoul Forest (Winter)

HELLO KOREA 2022/2023: Seoul Forest (Winter)

[Travel in December 2022 – January 2023] Hello 2024! Seoul Forest is likely a familiar place to many of you, but as my most recent visit was during winter, whereas my previous one was in spring, let’s explore if there are any noticeable differences. botanic 

HELLO KOREA 2022/2023: Dongmyojib 동묘집 Spicy Webfoot Octopus

HELLO KOREA 2022/2023: Dongmyojib 동묘집 Spicy Webfoot Octopus

[Travel in December 2022 – January 2023] The webfoot octopus is one of my absolute favorite ingredients in Korea! Every trip, without fail, I make sure to indulge in them. Their flavor is simply divine; they’re incredibly delicious! Even my go-to snack tends to be 

HELLO KOREA 2022/2023: Donhwamun Gate 창덕궁 돈화문 昌德宮 敦化門

HELLO KOREA 2022/2023: Donhwamun Gate 창덕궁 돈화문 昌德宮 敦化門

[Travel in December 2022 – January 2023] It’s possible you may have misunderstood Donhwamun Gate as a palace in its own right, but it is, in fact, a magnificent gate that functions as the primary entrance to Changdeokgung Palace, one of Seoul’s five major royal 

HELLO KOREA 2022/2023: Cheong Su Dang 청수당 淸水堂 Ikseon-dong 익선동

HELLO KOREA 2022/2023: Cheong Su Dang 청수당 淸水堂 Ikseon-dong 익선동

[Travel in December 2022 – January 2023] I had heard a lot about this cafe before arriving here. I’m pretty certain you’ve come across pictures of this place while researching your upcoming trip to Korea. Whenever I passed by, I noticed that the waiting line 

HELLO KOREA 2022/2023: Seoullo 7017

HELLO KOREA 2022/2023: Seoullo 7017

[Travel in December 2022 – January 2023] The pedestrian walkway known as “Seoullo 7017” has become a prominent landmark right next to Seoul Station. The name “Seoullo 7017” is a fusion of “Seoul” and “lo,” which translates to “road” in Korean. The number “7017” signifies 

HELLO KOREA 2022/2023: Soha Salt Pond

HELLO KOREA 2022/2023: Soha Salt Pond

[Travel in December 2022 – January 2023] I’m thrilled to introduce you to this place! It’s going to become one of my all-time favorite cafes, right up there with 동백양과점. No trip to Korea is complete without visiting these cafes. It’s going to be a 

HELLO KOREA 2022/2023: Windmill in Sinchon, Seoul

HELLO KOREA 2022/2023: Windmill in Sinchon, Seoul

[Travel in December 2022 – January 2023] 🙂 I’ve always held a fondness for windmills – they symbolize my modest aspirations to explore every city I visit, with the hope of stumbling upon one during my journeys. While the Netherlands has long been a dream