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Seoul after Dark

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Photo credit: http://seoulstateofmind.com/ “Between the time the last train leaves and the first train arrives, the place changes: it’s not the same as in daytime.” ― Haruki Murakami, After Dark In the day, Seoul… Continue reading

Night Out in Hongdae – Modern Day Neverland

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Hongdae (홍대), named after one of the nation’s top fine arts university – Hongik University (홍익대학교) is the cradle of the indie arts and music culture. Located in Mapo-gu, the western end of Seoul,… Continue reading

Almost Spring

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Taebaeksan, 2014 “Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence. Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance.” Yoko Ono Its… Continue reading

The 7 Step Korean Skincare to Beautiful Skin

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Jeon Ji Hyeon “How I wish that I had a daughter that had skin as white as snow, lips as red as blood, and hair as black as ebony.” Snow White. I was… Continue reading

Hottest Korean Make Up Products

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Let’s face it. I would buy anything Jeon Ji Hyeon endorses. I would buy anything she claims to use to look the way she does. Dewy baby skin, clear bright eyes, just a… Continue reading

Lessons I Learnt from Bukhansan

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My first hike happened the morning after I ended a six year relationship with the man I was so sure I would spend the rest of my life with. And like so many… Continue reading

Tips for Winter in Korea

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6.17pm in Seoul right now and the skies have turned dark. As we countdown to the last few hours of 2014, have you decided how you’re going to spend the last few moments… Continue reading

Happy New Year from Seoul

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새해 복 많이 받으세요~

5 Tips for the Solo Traveler to Seoul

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Its 1am and I am supposed to be packing my bags for my third solo trip to Seoul. I get asked a lot about what its like to travel alone in Seoul, is… Continue reading