22nd August 2020 – An Update

How’s it going? Been two months since my last post; a lot of things happened since I returned back to work. The world is still trying to get back on its feet after the pandemic which means, unfortunately, travelling still isn’t something that is readily available for most of us. I’m waiting with bated breath […]

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Taiwan Trip Jan 2020 – Part 3

Street photography of Hualien, Taiwan.

Hualien (3 Days 2 Nights) 14th January 2020 (Morning) Got up ridiculously early this morning. Got a morning train to catch to Hualien where Constant Companion RR and I spent the next 2 nights in. Arrived at the Taipei Main Station’s TRA Station with ample time, Constant Companion RR popped into the convenient store and bought some breakfast. Constant […]

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Taiwan Trip Jan 2020 – Part 1

Foreword Just returned from a rather productive trip to Taiwan. Constant Companion RR and I have managed to complete all the tasks we have set for ourselves before this trip. In the midst of getting things done, we also managed to spend some quality time with the family and even visited a couple of strange, new […]

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Seoul Trip Oct 2019 – Gyeongbokgung Palace

Traditional Korean Palace guards coming in from Gwanghwamun Gate.

21st Oct 2019 (5th Day in Seoul) Gyeongbokgung Station I was looking forward to finally visit one of the palaces in Seoul. The first of the two palaces I visited during this trip, I must say we came a little unprepared, but thankfully, I must say things worked out in our favour at the end. […]

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Seoul Trip Oct 2019 – National Museum of Korea

Exterior of National Museum of Korea in Seoul.

20th Oct 2019 (4th Day in Seoul) An Early Start We started the day surprisingly early this day. For the first time in this trip, we managed to get breakfast in Seoul. In a very pretty and fitting blue dress, Constant Companion RR and I left our hotel room and started on our almost ridiculous […]

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Seoul Trip Oct 2019 – Seoul Museum of Art

Beautiful brick building against a clear blue sky with fluffy white clouds.

19th Oct 2019 (3rd Day in Seoul) Seoul Museum of Art This day, we finally realised we can refund our single-trip tickets from this machine which can be found, normally next to the ticket machines, in every Seoul Metro Station. By the third day, we amassed quite a stack of single-trip cards, so by the […]

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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 – Culture Station Seoul 284

18th Oct 2019 (2nd Day in Seoul) Seoullo 7017 On our way to Culture Station Seoul 284, guided by the map on Trip Advisor, we came upon Seoullo 7017. It was a lovely surprise because I did not find anything about this “point of interest” during my research on Seoul. It was a beautiful walk […]

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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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