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 – 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 – 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  The directions which we got online were outdated.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…

Autumn in South Korea – Busan (Day 1)

After spending the night at 24 Guesthouse in Seoul, we walked to Seoul Station and took the train to Busan.  It was a tiring day of walking with our luggage! Busan (부산 (Korean pronunciation: [pusan]), officially Busan Metropolitan City), Latinized Pusan before 2000, is South Korea’s second largest metropolis after Seoul, with a population of approximately 3.6 million. (Wikipedia) We purchased a 3-day unlimited Korail pass…