“Better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times.” We intentionally did not go see the Eiffel Tower the first couple of days in Paris. I think my favorite moment was when we went to a rooftop cafe and while I was looking for a place to sit, I turned the corner… Read More The Eiffel Tower
I ate a ton of macarons and tried escargots.
Paris is no doubt one of the most beautiful city I’ve visited. I was overwhelmed with the beauty of the architecture and the wonderful sound of the French language. On this trip, I did not travel with the intention of blogging, so I won’t be sharing any travel tips, hotel recommendations, or anything of the… Read More Streets of Paris
The last time I was in Seoul was in January of 2013. It was cold, like home. I remember my blue down jacket purchased from Uniqlo in Hong Kong a few months before, my 5-foot-long scarf from a street vendor in Shanghai, and as many hot packs as I could get my hands on. I explored… Read More Warm days of October, a reflection on South Korea
Hello! Today, I’ll talk about where I stayed in Seoul, how to get around, and provide you with some language tips. I hope you find this helpful! Lodging options in Seoul We were in South Korea for approximately 3 weeks. We spent five days in Busan with a friend, and the rest of the time… Read More Seoul at a glance
Ah, the famous and popular Namsan Tower. One of the highest points in Seoul, you get to see such spectacular views of the city, especially at sunset and at night when the tower lights up. You can ride the cable car up Mt. Namsan or take a bus. I’ve done both, and I prefer taking… Read More Namsan Tower and DDP
Hangang Park We made a pit stop at Hangang Park while on our way to meet a friend at Haneul Park. I wanted to spend more time exploring Hangang Park and to bike around but we didn’t have enough time to do everything. Haneul Park Haneul Park was enchanting. It is filled with endless pampas… Read More Hangang Park, Hanuel Park, and Cheonggyecheon Stream