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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Seoul Trip Oct 2019 – First Day

Foreword Just came back from Seoul; a much needed holiday from 17th to 23rd October 2019. Took me an entire day to organise all my photos; I must have taken a thousand pictures. While I still do not have the time to sit down and look through them clearly, I have at least gather them […]

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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 6

Day Six (12th Jan 2019) Alishan 05:00 am – Up Before the Sun Constant Companion RR and I have booked a, sort of, private tour with our hotel, to go see Alishan’s famous sunrise. While it would be more fun to go on our own via the Alishan Forest Railway, but it would also be […]

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Taiwan. Jan 2019. Part 5

Day Five (11th Jan 2019) Alishan Approximately an hour after leaving Fen Qi Hu, our bus ride brought us to Alishan Bus Station. After taking a moment for Constant Companion RR to retrieve her jacket from the luggage, we walked to the entrance to Alishan National Forest Recreation Area which was just across the road, […]

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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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Taiwan. Jan 2019. Part 2

Day Three (9th Jan 2019) Taipei “Casual Fine Dining” This day, Constant Companion RR and I had a lunch with her parents in a restaurant which Constant Companion RR was introduced to, back home. Both of us were surprised how casual the whole ambiance of the highly recommended restaurant was, which I feel is a great thing […]

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