Busan Gamcheon Culture Village

If you’ve done a bit of research and read up on Korea guide books, all of them will point you to this village in Busan. You may wonder, what exactly is so special about this place that everyone who visits Busan will drop by? According to KTO, Gamcheon Culture Village is formed by houses built […]

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Common Ground

If you love hipster experiences, hipster places, hipster photos, hipster food, hipster fashion, basically everything hipster, Common Ground is the place to go. I wouldn’t count myself as a hipster, but this is a popular tourist destination, so I figured I might as well visit and see for myself exactly how hipster this would be. […]

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LOTTE Duty Free Star Avenue

We went to LOTTE Department Store in Myeongdong to do some last-minute duty-free shopping, and found out that they have this section on the 1st floor called ‘Star Avenue’. I guess it’s a way to entertain and attract K-pop fans to go to the duty free department store. Please touch a touch sensor. Then, stars […]

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Jagalchi Fish Market

Before I went to Korea, I had heard about how famous Busan is for their seafood, and that I had to try some while I was there. I saw my friends posting videos of them eating live octopi and was honestly rather grossed out. I’m no fan of seafood, but I figured it wouldn’t hurt […]

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Busking Performances in Hongdae

You might have heard by now that Hongdae is the place to go if you’re young and hip. I had heard stories about talented buskers in Hongdae, seen them in Korean dramas as well, so I wanted to go and see for myself what busking in Hongdae really looked like. If you are visiting in […]

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Wolmido Island

While searching for places to go in Incheon, I chanced upon this island that was just a little way offshore, but accessible by bus in Incheon, so I put this on my list and headed the next day. Plus point: This was the filming location for Descendants of the Sun, Running Man & Two Days […]

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Bukchon Hanok Village

Apart from palaces, one of the must-visit places in Korea is hanok villages. Besides the iconic architecture which you might have seen in Korean dramas, hanok villages also house interesting shops and restaurants. One of the most famous hanok villages in Seoul is none other than Bukchon Hanok Village. I’ve had the opportunity to visit this […]

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