Bongeunsa Temple | Seoul, South Korea

Bongenusa, temple, templestay, Seoul, Korea, prayers

If you are a newcomer or just visiting Seoul, you will want to put Bongeunsa Temple on your must-see places in Seoul list.  When I first moved to Seoul in 2014, my neighbors invited me along on a visit to this temple and I fell in love. My first impression was seeing all of these yellow mums […]

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Spectacular Seoul

October is peak fall foliage season, which means there is plenty of beauty happening all over Seoul and the peninsula.  Here are a few of my favorites.

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Abandoned Yesteryear of Yongma Land | Seoul

Yongma Land, carousel, Seoul

Yongma Land in Seoul.  A closed, but not forgotten amusement park full of funny and slightly creepy abandoned rides. Every day it’s visited by dozens of curious passersby, photographers, professional production companies and K-pop idols. Getting to Yongma Land is simple.  A 10 minute walk from the Mangu Station, Exit #1,  you will walk until […]

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War and Love – The War Memorial of Korea

Opened in 1994, The War Memorial is located on the former site of the Army’s Headquarters in Yongsan, central Seoul. The War Memorial of Korea consists of over 13,000 items on display in 7 indoor exhibits, including the Memorial Hall, War History Room, Korean War Room, Expeditionary Forces Room, ROK Armed Forces Room, and the […]

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Sense of Solitude…and a Wee Bit of Silliness

National Museum, Seoul, Korea, pagoda, Asia

Solitude.  The quality or state of being alone or remote from society: seclusion. In case you don’t know much about Seoul, it’s the capital of Korea and one of the world’s largest cities.  There are approximately 10 million residents and the larger metro area has about 24 million people.  A very crowded city where automobiles […]

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