KOREA

Zapangi Cafe (자판기): The Famous Pink Vending Machine Cafe

There are always so many cute, trendy cafes in Seoul, and Zapangi Cafe with its unique vending machine entrance is one of them. Check out how to see it for yourself below! At this point, I’ve visited Seoul so many…

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Seoul Travel Guide

In this Seoul travel guide, I’m just laying down all the basics for your first trip as well as answering any of usual questions I have when I’m researching new cities to visit. My first experience with Seoul was as…

Korea

Get an Aerial View of Deoksugung Palace

Here’s a fun little post. Deoksugung is one of the five main palaces built during the Joseon dynasty. It became an official royal residence when the others were burnt down during the Japanese invasions and until Changdeokgung was fully restored. Unfortunately,…

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Changdeokgung Palace and its Secret Garden

While Gyeongbokgung is considered Korea’s main palace, Changdeokgung and its secret garden actually served as the primary royal residence from the early 1600s – 1800s. I’ve been twice now, once in late spring and recently mid-autumn, and it’s definitely one…

10 Quirky Things to Do in Seoul

If you’re looking for some of the more quirky things to do in Seoul, then this list is for you! Did you know Seoul was one of the must-visit cities in 2017? Both NatGeo and Lonely Planet named it in their 2017 lists.…

A Storybook Escape from Seoul

One aspect of Korean culture that absolutely charmed me was the way it celebrates its European influences. There’s something undeniably cute about their approach to things like Paris or the “Little Prince.” In my two years, I thoroughly enjoyed spending weekends…