Seoul Trip Oct 2019 – A “Meatless” Day

Night scene at Insadong. Seoul, Korea.

18th Oct 2019 (2nd Day in Seoul) Insadong The sun goes down quite fast in Seoul. It was around 630 pm as we made our way to Insadong, and already the sky got pretty dark. Halfway there, we saw a Shake Shack burger joint where we almost had dinner in, if it were not for […]

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Seoul Trip Oct 2019 – Namdaemun Market

A Vendor selling fur coats at Namdaemun market. Seoul, Korea.

18th Oct 2019 (2nd Day in Seoul) Namdaemun Market Next on the itinerary was Namdaemun Market. Not wanting to cross that insanely busy bus terminal with multiple crossings, we hopped onto Seoullo 7017 again; this time we found the flight of stairs which gave us access to the overpass which is (according to Wikipedia) 17 […]

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Seoul Trip Oct 2019 – “Potato Noodle”

18th Oct 2019 (2nd Day in Seoul) A Local Wet Market Nearby… Found a local wet market, Gongdeok Market, near our hotel on Trip Advisor, which I had scheduled for a visit first thing this day in our itinerary. Thought it would be a good way to get a feel on how the locals live […]

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Interesting Incident illustrations: The Most Efficient Auntie

Had my lunch just now at the food centre. The cleaning Auntie came up and cleared my plate with the food still in my mouth and my utensils still in my hands. Flabbergasted, I jokingly asked her if she is rushing for time. To which, she remained silent, so focused was she on clearing my […]

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Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. August 2019

Just came back from a 4 days 3 nights trip to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam with Constant Companion RR. I must admit that I did not enjoy the trip as much as I hoped. On foot (both mine and Constant Companion RR‘s preferred mode of transportation), exploration of the city was extremely tough. Our path are […]

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Taiwan. Jan 2019. Part 4

Day Five (11th Jan 2019) “Journey to Alishan” Breakfast Our 2D1N trip to Alishan began on the fifth day. After we have prepared ourselves since 5 am that morning, our first order of business was to grab a bite. As we got a train to catch at 9 am, we made a quick venture out […]

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Taiwan. Jan 2019. Part 3

Statue of a baseball player. Roundabout, Chiayi, Taiwan.

Day Four (10th Jan 2019) Chiayi The Morning Rush This day, we planned to stay one night over at Chiayi just before we catch our train up to Alishan, early next morning. We have prepared our luggage the night before for our 3D2N trip away from Taipei. Mainly because we did not want to freeze when we are […]

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