Haedong Yonggung Temple (해동 용궁사) is a Buddhist temple located beautifully set on the seaside in the eastern part of the city of Busan, near Haeundae-gu (해운대구), in Gijang-gu (기장구), an area known… Continue reading
Jeju Island is an island in the southern part of South Korea and is a UNESCO Natural Heritage Site and part of the New 7 Wonders of Nature known for its volcanic island… Continue reading
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