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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Songdo: In the City of Blinding Lights

Incheon, a sprawling satellite city — roughly an hour away from Seoul, is a viable living option for many. Finding affordable housing, in Seoul, can prove to be a gargantuan task. Apartment/housing costs keep rising every year and living in the outskirts isn’t a bad idea when public transportation is so efficient. Scores of office-goers…

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Namsan’s Cherry Blossom Trail

Namsan is our favourite mountain in Seoul. It’s reasonably small (can be confused for a hill) and is easily accessible from Myeongdong Station (opposite UNIQLO). The mountain has multiple access points (Itaewon, Noksapyeong, & Hannam) and trails. We’ve walked along most of them, but there could be many routes that we’ve not explored. Namsan (NSeoul…

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Reflections of a Travel Blogger

Over the past couple of years, our blog has meant many things. There were times when the blog meant everything to me. I’d spend hours writing posts, getting likes, chasing followers, participating in challenges, and leaving random comments on the blogosphere. The highs and lows weren’t always easy to deal with. I was destined for…

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