Category: TRAVEL

Mireukri temple site 5

Mireukri temple site

Temple Ruins Last September 18, Chuseok day, the family went on an improptu trip to Mireukri, an old temple site in Woraksan National Park in Chungju City in the province of Chungcheongbuk-do (Chungcheong north...

Noraebang – A signing room in Korea 4

Noraebang – A signing room in Korea

What’s a noraebang? A favorite place to spend time with friends and family is the “noraebang” (노래 – song 방 – room), which is similar to the KTV’s one can find in the happening...

COEX Building 4

COEX Building

Driving along Taeheran-no in Gangnam-gu, Seoul… been here a couple of times with my husband when he had to manage their company booths… also saw Lee Hyori! The COEX Seoul, the state-of-the-art complex for...

Tourist visa to Korea for Pinoys 1,662

Tourist visa to Korea for Pinoys

UPDATE: You might want to read this simpler entry for the REQUIREMENTS IN APPLYING FOR A TOURIST VISA (C-3) TO KOREA. If you’re a Filipino and you want to go to Korea, the first...

Andong City – Part 1 4

Andong City – Part 1

ANDONG CITY – HAHOEMAEUL Parents’ Day is celebrated here every year on May 8th, a few days after Children’s Day (May 5th). It is Korea’s answer to the west’s separate celebrations of Mother’s and...

Seoul Children’s Grand Park 3

Seoul Children’s Grand Park

SEOUL CHILDREN’S GRAND PARK I’ve only experienced spring twice so far but it’s easily my favorite season. A lot of people hate winter but I don’t, because after winter comes this season of flowers....

A Sunday afternoon in Yongsan Family Park 3

A Sunday afternoon in Yongsan Family Park

May 15 was Buddha’s birthday as well as Teacher’s Day here in Korea. I expected my husband, who’s a Buddhist, to go to the temple but he didn’t. I guess he’s lazier than I’ve...