Exploring the Five Grand Palaces of Seoul

Five Grand Palaces of Seoul - Hyangwonjeong Pavilion and Chwihyanggyo Bridge

The city of Seoul is a culturally rich city filled with historic buildings and monuments. Even though the city has rapidly modernised itself, it managed to keep its heritage. Walking in the city, you see skyscrapers side by side with historic buildings; among them are the Five Grand Palaces of Seoul. All of them are […]

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Changdeokgung Palace and its Secret Garden: Huwon

Juhamnu Pavilion.Palace and its Secret Garden is one of the most well-preserved royal palaces from the Joseon Dynasty. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is a heaven of peace in buzzing Seoul.

Changdeokgung Palace and its Secret Garden is located in Jongno-gu district in Seoul. It is situated east of Gyeongbokgung Palace, about 20 minutes walk – so you can visit both palaces.  The palace was Joseon’s kings’ favourite and has many characteristics of the Three Kingdom of Korea. Its architecture is thought to be in perfect […]

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Perfect Weekend Escape in Bordeaux, France

Weekend in Bordeaux | SecretMoona

Bordeaux is not only the World Capital of Wine but also the second city in France with the most UNESCO World Heritage sites. The beautiful and vibrant city is a perfect weekend getaway destination. Among the activities you could do such as wandering around the city, appreciating the architecture and cultural sites, you can also […]

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Ikseon-dong: Strolling Seoul’s offbeat neighbourhood

Ikseon-dong (in Korean, 익선동) is a trendy area for young Seoulite as well as international tourists. We were lucky to stumble into this arty portion of traditional Insadong. If you are looking for Instagram-able cafes and tea-houses, Ikseondong is for you. You might have to battle with tourists in some areas to take photos of […]

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