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
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
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!
Thanks to jet lag, we woke up way too early on Sunday morning (around 6am?). So we decided to take a stroll around the neighborhood. Since it was still Spring, the cherry blossoms were still in full bloom! Despite Seoul being very dense and having buildings everywhere, there are plenty of green spaces such as…… Continue reading Day 2 (4/16/17) – Getting the Hang of Seoul