Seoul-o (solo) Winter Trip Experience

Being raised from a tropical country, I’ve always dreamed of experiencing snow and/or winter. Yes, we do experience the cold weather here in the Philippines, but, still it’s nothing compared to the sub-zero degrees temperature that other countries have. South Korea had always been on my top list of my dream destinations ever since I Continue reading Seoul-o (solo) Winter Trip Experience

Seoul-o (solo) Winter trip: Nami Island & Petite France

Namiseom Island or populary known “Nami Island” had been another tourist destination because it had been a setting of one popular drama”Winter Sonata” (KBS drama). Honestly, I haven’t watched that drama but just seeing photos of it had really entice you to visit Nami Island. It is located in the province of Gapyeong, about 1-2 Continue reading Seoul-o (solo) Winter trip: Nami Island & Petite France

Seoul-o (solo) Winter trip: Insadong and Bukchon Hanok Village

Bukchon Hanok Village is home to hundreds of traditional houses called “hanok”. Some of it is still resident occupied and some had already been converted into cafes, restaurants and some accessory shops. Others had also converted it to guest houses and allows visitors to learn and immerse themselves in the traditional Korean culture. I started Continue reading Seoul-o (solo) Winter trip: Insadong and Bukchon Hanok Village

Seoul-o (solo) winter trip: Myeongdong & Namdaemun Market

Myeongdong, the famous shopping district of Seoul. From clothes, shoes, accessories, make up and even delicious street foods can be bought here. Several shops line between every alley of Myeongdong but unlike Namdaemun and Dongdaemun, Myeongdong has several designer brand stores. Myeongdong had been a tourist spot for every foreigner. There are also several restaurants Continue reading Seoul-o (solo) winter trip: Myeongdong & Namdaemun Market

Seoul-o (solo) Winter Trip: Ewha Womans University | Hongdae

Ewha Woman’s University is the first women’s university established in Korea. This is Korea’s largest underground campus. I wanted to visit Ewha Woman’s University for its architecture, but was surprised when I got out of the subway and welcomed by the busy Shopping Street going to Ewha University. There are lots of cafes, skin care Continue reading Seoul-o (solo) Winter Trip: Ewha Womans University | Hongdae

Kimchee Guesthouse Downtown, South Korea

Planning to visit South Korea and has no place to stay yet? Check out Kimchee Guesthouse. They have Downtown, Hongdae, Gangnam, Sinchon and Busan location. I’ve been planning for my Seoul-o trip to SoKor for a couple of months and since I will be traveling alone, I decided to stay in a guest house since 1) Staying at a Continue reading Kimchee Guesthouse Downtown, South Korea

Seoul-o (solo) Winter trip: Hangan River/Seoul Marina & Namsan Park/N Seoul Tower

The Hangan River is a natural symbol that runs through the center city of Seoul. It flows from Gangwon-do towards Chungcheongbuk-do, Gyeonggi-do, through Seoul and continues on to the Yellow Sea. There are several activities that can be enjoyed when you’re at Han River. In my case, I visited Seoul Marina which was located in Yeouido-dong, it Continue reading Seoul-o (solo) Winter trip: Hangan River/Seoul Marina & Namsan Park/N Seoul Tower