[travelling] My first haircut experience in Seoul

I met Chaewon during my volunteering at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympics games (I think I should write some blog posts to talk about this unique experience too!)  and here she brought me to a hair salon in Seoul for my first haircut experience in Korea! The hair salon is located near Hongdae area, and the…

[travelling] Red crabs by the East Coast in South Korea

During the months with R are considered “oyster months”, then surely Winter is definitely the seafood season you never want to miss.   During December to March is the harvest time of the crabs along the Northern Hemisphere like regions including Japan, Canada, Korea.  Meaty crabs like the King Crabs, Snow Crabs and a regional…

[travelling] A stroll down Gangneung Coffee Street

It was such a hassle to go to the East Sea before the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics.  Taking the bus from Seoul was the only way that can get you to most of the cities along the East coast of the country. But now, with the KTX taking you directly from Seoul to Gangneung, you can…

[travelling] 6 tips on how to pack lite in style when you travel

Many airlines, not only budget airlines have tightened their check-in baggage allowance and makes it so much more difficult for us to pack, now here are some tips on how to pack lite but in style when you travel!   Packing lite doesn’t mean you have to travel like a backpacker, you can still pack…

The little Santorini just 3 hours away from Seoul

There are a few staycation spots near Seoul that you should definitely include in your list if you’re planning to visit in the summer.   I wrote about the sea water tofu near the East Korean Sea earlier, just nearby also close to Pyeong Chang where the 2018 Winter Olympic is going to take place…

A taste of the sea water tofu in East Korean sea

Tofu is one of the ‘must have’ dishes in traditional Korean gourmet, they are made into cold side dishes, hot soups and it also comes in different kinds of soft and hard textures.   In East sea, also known as Donghae (Dong means East while Hae means sea) area has a special place called Chodang…

55cm Korean beef sushi at Hongdae

From what I know, Korean beef do not export out of the country so the only way to try Korean beef is to visit Korea in person. There are various ways to eat Korean beef, that includes BBQ, stir fry and they even serve it raw. This 55cm long Korean beef sushi is definitely a…