Autumn in South Korea – Last Day

On our last day, we went out on separate ways hours before our flight back to Cebu.  Lhynx and I decided to walk around and explore the streets near the Hyehwa subway station. Pepero Day is an observance in South Korea similar to Valentine’s Day. It is named after the Korean snack Pepero and held…

Autumn in South Korea – Hanbok

To complete our South Korean experience, we went to the Seoul Global and Tourism Center to try the Hanbok.  It is located at 27, Myeongdong 8-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul. The Hanbok is the traditional outfit of the Korean people. Koreans nowadays wear this outfit only on festive days or special anniversaries, however it was worn daily up…

Autumn in South Korea – Seoul City Tour (Day 5 & 6)

We had Samgyeopsal  for brunch at a Korean restaurant near Hyehwa subway station.  I wasn’t able to take note of the name because it was in Korean characters.  Of all the meals we had during our trip, I’d have to say this was my favorite. Samgyeopsal (삼겹살; Korean pronunciation: [samɡjʌp̚sal]) is a popular Korean dish. Commonly served as an…

Autumn in South Korea – Gangnam

I often hear the word “Gangnam” from Psy’s “Gangnam Style”.  It was merely a song for me and I didn’t bother to check what it was or what it meant.  When we were in Seoul, I found out that it was actually a district which was known for the high standard of living, expensive real…

Autumn in South Korea – Nami Island (Day 4)

Autumn won’t be complete without its warm-colored foliage.  It is often associated to the colors red, orange and yellow.  In South Korea, they say that the best place to experience Autumn is Nami Island.  I had been looking forward to visiting that place.  🙂 From Hyehwa, we took four trains to Gapyeong Station. From Gapyeong…

Autumn in South Korea – Seoul (Day 3)

When we arrived at Seoul Station, we took another train to Hyehwa subway station. We got lost while looking for Bong House.  The directions which we got online were outdated.  😦  We asked some people for directions but they weren’t familiar with it.  We tried to use google map and somehow we were able to…