A foggy evening at Haeundae Beach (해운대해수욕장)

South Korea has imposed social distancing across the country until 13th September 2020. Please avoid nonessential travel and check for local government updates before planning a trip. Stay at home now and travel later. We’ve had the wettest monsoon this summer. There were about 10 typhoons (of varying intensities) that wrecked havoc at vulnerable spots…

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Quirky neighbourhoods around Busan Station

This year has been very hard to predict. Change has been the only constant. I spent the first six months exploring different nooks and corners of our apartment. On somedays, I’d feel brave enough to walk in the park and also pick up groceries. When social distancing was relaxed, we started our long dental journey.…

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Lofty Mountaintops and Tipping Heels

Everywhere I looked, women seemed to be brave the odds of tripping and challenged gravity on an everyday basis. Their pointed footwear didn’t deter them from hopping up and down escalators or running on Seoul’s intricate subway system. In one of those inexplainable moments, I too had a momentary lapse of reason, and for some strange reason…

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A Walk through the Alleys of Gamcheon

It’s interesting to see how a fresh coat of paint and a few art installations can change perspective. Gamcheon Culture Village, in Busan (Phusan), attempts a heady mix of both. The history of Gamcheon Village is as eclectic as the village itself. The village was founded by followers of the Taegeukdo faith in the early 1900s. Keeping…

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