Category Archives: Asia

Experimental in Seoul

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One of the interesting places hubby and I got the chance to visit in Seoul, South Korea last month is Gwangjang Market, one of the oldest and largest traditional markets in Korea. It is a stop included in a Free … Continue reading

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Fall in Seoul

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Well, not really in Seoul, but in the Incheon region near the Seoul/Incheon International Airport in South Korea, stands a small temple that is over a thousand years old. It was a beautiful fall day to see the temple. Fall … Continue reading

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Gyeongin Ara Waterway Cruise, South Korea

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The Ara Waterway is a canal in South Korea that flows from the Hangang River to the West Sea. It was started in the 13th century by King Gojong of the Korean Joseon Dynasty, but was not completed until the … Continue reading

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A Peek at a Royal Palace Courtyard in Seoul, South Korea

Here’s a peek at the courtyard of Changdeokgung Royal Palace in Seoul. At first glance, I thought the marked bricks in the picture were tombstones. The tour guide pointed out without even me asking that the signs indicate military ranks. … Continue reading

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Seoul City Tour 1, South Korea

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An nyeong ha se yo (hello), everyone! It’s back to reality for me after attending a beautiful wedding in the Philippines, meeting up with family and friends, and signing up for transit tours in South Korea.I didn’t find much time … Continue reading

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Ara Blue Walk, South Korea

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Ara Blue Walk is located outside of Seoul in an area called Gyeongin. It is a circular structure with a glass walkway giving the illusion that one is walking on air.The rounded structure hangs suspended at the edge of a … Continue reading

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An nyeong ha se yo (hello) from Seoul, South Korea!

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Hubby and I chose a long layover in Seoul, South Korea on our way to the motherland, so we could do the free transit tours that Incheon International Airport offers. Incheon Airport offers tours that range from an hour to … Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Durian Fruit

Otherwise known as the stinky fruit, durian is an acquired taste.Have you tried it?

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Memento Monday: Handwoven Turkish Carpets and Rugs

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Carpet rug weaving is a Turkish heritage. I am awed by the skill of these women who produce such beautiful silk carpets and rugs with only their hands.Their work are showcased in an elaborate presentation, snacks included.Made by hand, I … Continue reading

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Intramuros, A Filipino Heritage

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A popular quote of Jose Rizal, the Philippines’ national hero, goes “Ang hindi marunong tumingin sa pinangalingan; hindi makararating sa paroroonan.” (He who does not know how to look back at where he came from will never get to his … Continue reading

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