Tag: Seoul

Seoul, A Pictorial Guide To The South Korean Capital

A PICTORIAL GUIDE TO SEOUL KOREA From palaces and temples, which date back almost 700 years, to bustling shopping districts selling the latest in electronics and beauty accessories, Seoul is a juxtaposition in modern living… With the country’s rich traditions and future advancements in mind, here is a pictorial guide to some of the sites and popular areas you need to visit when you’re travelling to the South Korean capital. The entrance to the Gyeongbokgung Palace. Built in 1395, Gyeongbokgung is the largest and argueably the most beautiful of the five palaces located in Seoul. On any given day...

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A Traveller’s Guide to Korean Street Food

A TRAVELLER’S GUIDE TO KOREAN STREET FOOD Street food can be found almost everywhere in Seoul, but none are more concentrated and varied as in the busy shopping district of Myeongdong… As I wander the crowded streets, filled with skin care and cosmetic shops, I can’t help but wonder how Korea, with their obsessions on beauty and staying fit manages to stave off so much temptation with street food such as these. As the sweet scent cling blissfully in the air as you walk by, from the looks at the lineups surrounding the busy stalls, it doesn’t look like...

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