I love being an independent traveler. Spending more than just 3 days in a location, and taking my time going around, exploring the sights and people watch. Spending a longer time at a place allows me to really immerse myself in the local culture and blend in with the locals, thus, learning a side about the city I am visiting that I never knew it had. It also requires a bit more charm for a city to make me want to re-visit, again and again. Amsterdam was such a city for me, and the other being Seoul, South Korea. I’ve been to Seoul a few times, and because of that, I had the local subway system mastered at the tip… View Post

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20 Korean Food To Try in Seoul

20 Korean Food To Try in Seoul

I love Korean food and my cravings for Korean food was satisfied during my trip to Seoul. I mean, what’s not to love about seoul eats and Korean street food? They are hearty, spicy, and hot – perfect for the cold Korean weather. What to eat in Seoul? I hope this list of Korean food will help you out! Tteokbokki Tteokbokki is a dish easily found everywhere in Seoul, especially from the *pojangmachas. It is made from soft rice cake, fish cake and *gochujang sauce. Tteokbokki has a long history line in Korea. Once a part of the Korean royal court cuisine, it was brown and plain. Only after the introduction of the korean chill paste of gochujang did it… View Post

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Putting On My Birthday Suit In A Korean …

Putting On My Birthday Suit In A Korean Jjimjilbang

After an entire day hiking the Namhansanseong Fortress, our tired body needs some pampering and what better way to do so than a Korean Jimjilbang / jjimjilbang? Jjimjilbang is a gender segregated public Korean bath house, furnished with an array of hot tubs, shower, saunas and massage table. After watching so many scenes involving a jjimjilbang from the many Korean dramas, I had to see and experience for myself. There are plenty of reviews about the famous Dragon Hill Spa but I felt that it may be overrated as it caters mostly for tourists and I am not keen to visit a jimjilbang that is too local either, for fear that we may accidentally walk into a Love Motel, as… View Post

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Visit Seoul – 7 Things I Learnt & Expenditures

Visit Seoul – 7 Things I Learnt & Expenditures

After many years of Korean Drama fever, I’ve finally managed to visit Seoul! Korea never really quite made it into my “List of countries to visit”, but by request from my cousin, we made this our destination for our 2016 girls trip! Whilst it was a really tiring trip as I’m not a shopaholic, there are quite a lot of things I actually love about Seoul, and with that, here are 7 things I learnt about Seoul. It’s an expensive city This comes as no surprise as Seoul is ranked as the fifth most expensive city to live in! Whilst the flight ticket from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul was really affordable, and our five nights AirBNB accommodation was cheap, by… View Post

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