Category Archive: Soul Searching

Changdeok Palace 창덕궁

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One of the Five Grand Palaces, Changdeokgung 창덕궁 is one of the most historical buildings in Korea. Though it was the favourite palace of many princes and kings, the castle has been adorned… Continue reading

Experience the Beauty of Korean Buddhism in Jogyesa 

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Located in Seoul, Jogyesa (조계사 曹溪寺) is the centre of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. Given that it’s the centre of the biggest Buddhist sect in South Korea, Jogyesa is easily one… 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

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