After a fun family dinner (with everyone!), we went to bed pretty late because my aunt wanted to cut, dye, and perm my hair… so don’t be surprised if you start seeing reddish brownish curly hair, it’s still me! 🙂 Breakfast time with family. My grandma is too adorable! We had leftovers from the day…… Continue reading Day 9 (4/23/17) – Jechon Outing
We spent the night at one of my aunt’s apartment in Pyeongtaek. It was a great family time but alas, time to spend more time with rest of the family. My cousin drove us from Pyeongtaek to Onyang. What I’ve been wanting to experience was eating cup ramen at a convenience store. I’ve always seen…… Continue reading Day 8 (4/22/17) – Country Side and Wedding Crashing
Time to travel to another city! This was supposed to be the beginning of Suwon-Jechon-Gyeongju… more to be explained later. With my dad still feeling unwell, we took the subway to Suwon to see the Hwaseong fortress. It is a well known architecture and visited by many Koreans, but not as well known by tourists.…… Continue reading Day 7 (4/21/17) – Suwon and Family
After an adventurous day on day 5, we had a day of royalty ahead of us. It was time to visit the palaces and see how our kings and queens have lived. We had toast yet again for breakfast. This time we decided to try out HoBong Toastwich. It had a different charm compared to…… Continue reading Day 6 (4/20/17) – Day of Royalty
That’s right, we went to the most dangerous place on earth on our Day 5 of Korea trip. It is also known as the DMZ – Demilitarized Zone. Now before I get deeper into our crazy day, I want to talk about the different zones near the North and South Korean border. I did not…… Continue reading Day 5 (4/19/17) – The Most Dangerous Place on Earth
First official day in the center of Seoul! After our photoshoot on Day 3, we made our way back to the center of Seoul and stayed in Jongno area. It’s considered the “old” area with lots of old buildings, near the palaces and other historical centers. We reunited with my friend Maria and her boyfriend…… Continue reading Day 4 (4/18/17) – Hitting the Pavement!
Finally, the day I have been looking forward to and have been nervous for! Korea is well known for the engagement and wedding photos. It is such a unique concept and should be brought over to the US immediately! Basically, there are a bunch of studios that has packages which includes makeup, hair, multiple dress…… Continue reading Day 3 (4/17/17) – Korean Engagement Photoshoot & Childhood Friend