The Deoksu Palace served as the King’s residence through the past history of Korea from the 1500’s to the early 1900’s. The compound of the palace was some 3 times larger than it… Continue reading
Gyeongbokgung, also known as ‘Gyeongbokgung Palace’ or ‘Gyeongbok Palace’, is a royal palace located in northern Seoul, South Korea. First constructed in 1394 and reconstructed in 1867, it was the main and largest… Continue reading
This was the first time flying in business class across Asia. This was all done for under $100 and I couldn’t be more happier about it. From Korea to Japan to Malaysia and Singapore to China…An adventure filled 7 days.
The Hwaseong Fortress (화성) in Suwon was designated a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site in 1997 and encircles Central Suwon; including King Jeongjo’s palace Haenggung. The fortress has four gates: Janganmun (north gate), Hwaseomun… Continue reading
The armistice that put a halt to the Korean War (1950-1953) divided the Korean Peninsula into South and North Korea. The two sides are separated by the Korean Demilitarized Zone, or DMZ, running… Continue reading
Namsan also known as “South Mountain” (262m) features the N Seoul Tower (236m), the highest point in the city of Seoul and offers residents and tourists an unmatched panoramic view of the city.… Continue reading